Research

Fulbright celebrates 75 years of building bridges

In Fall 2021, the U welcomed its largest incoming class of “Fulbrighters.”


Sarah Bush looks through a telescope on a white sand beach and turquoise ocean in the Caribbean.

Letters from the Galapagos Islands

Virtually join middle-schooler Nora Clayton’s journey as she embeds herself with a U research team.


U geoscientist sails on Arctic research cruise

The two-month expedition headed north to investigate the Atlantic Ocean’s origins.


U to launch engineering research internship for high schoolers

Teen students can now conduct research alongside world-renowned engineering scientists.


SDSS-V’s robots turn their eyes to the sky

After 21 years of observers loading heavy aluminum plates night after night, the cosmos are now visible through robotic eyes.


California mice eat monarch butterflies

This newly discovered mouse-butterfly interaction suggests that western monarch decline could disrupt ecosystems in unanticipated ways.


Possible chemical leftovers from early Earth sit near the core

Low seismic velocity zones may be remnants of incomplete mixing during the early stages of the planet’s interior.


Illustration of the telescope. A honeycombed-shaped golden mirror sits on top of a pink silver sun shield below floating in space.

Watch launch of biggest, most powerful telescope

U astronomer Anil Seth explains why the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope was a cosmically huge deal.


How the Matterhorn sways

U professor Jeff Moore takes his methods for measuring rock arch motion to the Swiss Alps.


Researchers explore strategies to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines

Many factors, including vaccine clinic access and language barriers, can create disparities in vaccination.