UCSC in the News

Astronomers Douglas Lin and Jonathan Fortney were quoted in stories about their study of a massive planet being devoured by its sun in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Jose Mercury News, Discovery News, National Geographic News, FoxNews.com, CBC News (Canada), News.com (Australia), Science Daily, Ars Technica, Softpedia, Red Orbit, and Times of India.

The Observer, England's oldest Sunday newspaper, ran a story about how music has been one of the most powerful drivers of Internet development, citing Joshua Green's recent Atlantic magazine piece about the donation of the Grateful Dead Archive to UCSC that "reminded us how the Dead pioneered ideas and practices that are only now being reluctantly embraced by corporate America."

The Atlantic piece about UCSC's Grateful Dead Archive has continued to generate commentary on hundreds of blogs and media sites across the country, including allaboutjazz.com, thedailybeast.com, and salon.com.

Astrophysicist Stan Woosley was quoted in a Wired News story about one of the most well-studied supernovae, Sn 1987A.

A news story about future astronomy projects in Nature magazine included quotes from astronomer Garth Illingworth.

Biologists Pat Morris and Guy Oliver were featured in stories about poor survival among yearling sea lions in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Jose Mercury News, and KSBW TV.

UCSC's role in the artificial retina project was mentioned in a story in the Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, and Ventura County Star.

Research on marine microbes by ocean scientists Jonathan Zehr and James Tripp was covered in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Science Daily, PhysOrg.com, Asian News International, and Hindustan Times.

A new study of evolution in lizards by biologists Barry Sinervo and Ammon Corl was covered in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Monterey County Herald, Science Daily, Asian News International, and Hindustan Times.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about the role of biologists Mark Carr and Peter Raimondi in monitoring marine protected areas on the North Central Coast.

Scienceline.org reported on astronomer Greg Laughlin's appearance with composer Philip Glass in the "Brainwave" series at New York City's Rubin Museum of Art.

Weekend Santa Cruz ran an article titled "5 Questions with (literature lecturer) Gary Young, Poet Laureate of Santa Cruz County."

Associate theater arts professor Kimberly Jannarone and theater arts professor Jim Bierman were quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about Stop the Press!--a performance piece exploring progress, technology and the newspaper, created by faculty and students in the Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) program and Theater Arts.

Psychology lecturer Tony Hoffman was featured in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article on his work with displaced children in Haiti.

The Salinas Californian wrote about anthropology professor Olga Nájera-Ramírez's new documentary on folklórico. The Sentinel gave it a mention, too.