Sunday, November 17th 2019

Scientists Discover New Category of Quasar

Mimi Liu Staff Writer The brightest things in the universe are also the most mysterious. Scientists have just discovered a new kind of quasar, a bright...

Most Distant Galaxy Discovered Far, Far Away

Mimi Liu An international team of astronomers has just discovered the furthest galaxy from humans: z8_GND_5296, 30 billion light years away. "This is the most distant...

Triple Star System Discovered, Allows For Deeper Study of Gravitational Effects

Mimi Liu Staff Writer Astronomers have discovered a triple star system that could be the key to solving some of the greatest questions in physics. The triple...

A Spotlight On UCSB’s Flourishing Physics Department

Nicole Luu Contributing Writer The physics department at UCSB has grown into one of the largest undergraduate physics departments in the U.S., due in large part...

I HEART STEM Conference Encourages Young Women Towards STEM Careers

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Contributing Writer Although women who pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers face daily instances of sexism and exclusion, there is a growing...