UCUES Survey

The Spring 2014 UCUES Survey is now open.  All undergraduate students at UCSC are invited to participate.  http://ucues.ucsc.edu

Photo Journal

This is a test payload for the BARREL balloon campaign, designed to study particles from Earth's radiation belts.  The full BARREL campaign will launch a total of 40 balloons in 2012-2013.Grad student Bryna Hazelton (2009) and engineer Forest Martinez-McKinney checking parts for the ADELE gamma-ray detector about to be flown above thunderstorms in the NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V jet shown in the back.Laying out the payload and flight train for launch outside McMurdo. Mt. Erebus in the background.GLASTFermiPhysics students participate in UCSC BallonfestPerovskite nanostructures grown by Alice Durand at UC Santa CruzProtein structure imaged by X-ray scattering at a synchotron accelerator. (Credit: SLAC)Aleph silicon microstrip vertex detector