Research

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.


Polar adventures in math

Researchers Ken Golden and Jody Reimer use math to understand changing polar environments.


Desert shrubs cranked up water use efficiency to survive a megadrought

The increase may not be enough.


Science careers are made here

There is a unique combination of people and resources at the U with no barrier between wilderness and work.


Jacob George named one of ’30 under 30′

Jacob George, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Utah NeuroRobotics Lab, helped develop the “LUKE Arm” motorized prosthetic arm.