News Archive


Astrophysicist Smadar Naoz has found that a supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy may have a friend.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

David Jewitt leads a new analysis of data from Hubble Space Telescope that provides more details about the first observed interstellar comet.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

UCLA Professor Emeritus Edward L. Wright has been acknowledged in the 2019 list of the world’s most influential scientific researchers.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Astronomer Tommaso Treu and colleagues have released a study suggesting that the universe is expanding more rapidly than previously thought.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Ben Zuckerman and Hilke Schlichting have co-authored a study suggesting that Earth is not unique: Earth-like planets may be common in the universe.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

David Jewitt has captured the best and sharpest look at a comet from outside of our solar system that recently barged into our own. It is the first interstellar comet astronomers have observed.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

R. Michael Rich has led an international team carrying out a survey for the Haloes and Environments of Nearby Galaxies (HERON) collaboration

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

In a recent article in The Conversation, Brad Hansen discusses what moons in other solar systems reveal about planets like Neptune and Jupiter.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The enormous black hole at the center of our galaxy is having an unusually large meal of interstellar gas and dust, and researchers don’t yet understand why.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Andrea Ghez, distinguished professor and director of UCLA’s Galactic Center Group, was awarded an honorary degree from Oxford University.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019