Day: November 17, 2009

UCI's Aaron Barth

Black hole patrol

UC Irvine’s Aaron Barth, physics & astronomy associate professor, will speak on “Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies” as part of the 2009-10 Discover the Physical Sciences Breakfast Lecture Series.

The mummy of Esankh

The mummy’s curse: hardened arteries

A UCI study shows that hardening of the arteries has been detected in Egyptian mummies as old as 3,500 years, suggesting that factors causing heart attacks and strokes are not solely byproducts of modern times.