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Researchers hoping to break new ground with x-ray telescope

Photo: NuSTAR

As plans for an innovative x-ray telescope progress toward final approval by NASA, researchers at UCSC and their collaborators at other institutions anticipate new insights into the mysteries of high-energy astrophysics. (Photo courtesy of the NuSTAR team) [More]

Students are running the show with 'Barnstorm'

Photo: Barnstorm students

UCSC students now have a new way to ease the transition from academia to the professional theater world. "Barnstorm,” based in the Barn Theater at the main entrance to campus, has been created as a model of a small professional theater company—completely organized and managed by students, including Leah Gardner and Mike McCann, left. [More]