UCSC in the News

New planet discoveries by the Kepler mission received widespread news coverage, with many stories quoting UCSC astronomers Greg Laughlin, Daniel Fabrycky, or Jonathan Fortney, including coverage in the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, CNN.com, Space Daily, Science 2.0, io9, Asian News International, International Business Times, PC magazine, Santa Cruz Sentinel, and Digital Journal.

Science News ran a story about research by astronomer Greg Laughlin and graduate student Angie Wolfgang on "super-Earths," planets with masses between Earth's and Neptune's, and how common they are.

The Huffington Post ran a favorable review by Deepak Chopra of the new book by physicist Joel Primack and his wife, Nancy Abrams, The View from the Center of the Universe.

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