Day: June 7, 2013

UCI scientists size up universe’s most lightweight dwarf galaxy

Irvine, Calif., June 10, 2013 – The least massive galaxy in the known universe has been measured by UC Irvine scientists, clocking in at just 1,000 or so stars with a bit of dark matter holding them together. The findings, made with the world’s most powerful telescopes at the W. M. Keck Observatory and published today […]

Upcoming Amazon wildfire season risk is high, UCI and NASA researchers find

This year’s wildfire season could be a rough one in already ravaged Amazon rain forests, according to new predictions by UC Irvine and NASA scientists.