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astronomy

Aomawa Shields, Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine School of Physical Sciences.

Exoplanet explorer

Astrobiologist Aomawa Shields uses computer modeling to gauge extraterrestrial life possibilities

UC Irvine astronomers’ simulations support dark matter theory

The tests addressed the elusive matter’s existence despite it never having been observed

From left, Jenny Yang, Daniel Guillen, Tim Tait and Filipp Furche.

4 UC Irvine researchers are elected AAAS fellows

Scholars are honored for their efforts to advance science or its applications

An artist's rendering of a solar system depicted as a group of ducklings orbiting their mother.

UC Irvine-led team unravels mysteries of planet formation, evolution in distant solar system

Astronomers analyze masses, orbital properties and atmospheric features of six exoplanets

Researchers find exoplanet that appears to be too big for its sun

UCI astronomer says the discovery scrambles solar system models

UC Irvine astronomers offer tips for safe observation of upcoming partial solar eclipse

The Oct. 14 mid-morning event will be viewable in Southern California

Photo of Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tuscon, Arizona.

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument early data release holds nearly 2 million objects

UC Irvine-led mission’s cosmic maps include galaxies, quasars and stars in the Milky Way

‘Terminator zones’ on distant planets could harbor life, UC Irvine astronomers say

These in-between regions could be prime sites for liquid water

UCI physicist proposes new experiment to detect dark matter in our solar system

SpaceQ mission involves atomic clocks on spacecraft placed close to the sun

UCI-led astronomers capitalize on early access to James Webb Space Telescope data

Advanced instruments aid in development of coherent picture of extragalactic nucleus