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Feb. 21-27, 2005
Vol. 9, No. 25

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It's official: Chancellor's first week filled with introductory meetings

Photo: Children with Chancellor Denton

Chancellor Denice Denton spent a busy first week, holding introductory meetings with a number of people from the campus community. "UCSC is a wonderful place, and I feel very privileged and honored to be here," she told the Academic Senate. Preschoolers from the campus Children's Center were among those welcoming the chancellor to campus. (Photo: Louise Donahue) [More]

Surprising features of mysterious blasts from Earth revealed

Photo: Spacecraft

New satellite observations of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes have revealed surprising features of mysterious blasts from Earth. "The energies we see are as high as those of gamma rays emitted from black holes and neutron stars," said David Smith, an assistant professor of physics at UCSC and first author of findings reported in Science. [More]