Portraits of Smadar Naoz and Doug Johnson
Earth atmosphere as seen from orbit
Dimorphos asteroid surrounded by boulders
UCLA meteorite gallery

The UCLA Meteorite Gallery poetry contest awaits your stellar verse

Help celebrate the study of these formerly heavenly bodies Jonathan…
X7 location relative to the supermassive black hole

A mysterious object is being dragged into the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s center

UCLA astronomers think the object, X7, might be debris cloud…

First underground radar images from Mars Perseverance Rover reveal some surprises

Unexpectedly tilted rock layers in the Jezero crater hint at…
Photo of Andrea Ghez

Andrea Ghez wins 2020 Nobel Prize in physics

Andrea Ghez, UCLA’s Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine…
A photo of space.

That Supermassive Black Hole in our Galaxy? It has a Friend.

Smadar Naoz is an associate professor of physics and astronomy…
Image of interstellar comet.

New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

A new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope provides…