UC operates the world's largest optical and infrared telescopes — the Keck twin telescopes atop the summit of Hawaii's dormant Mauna Kea volcano.
UC has 34 natural reserves across ecologically diverse regions of California. The 130,000 acres of protected land provide rich teaching and research opportunities, and are also used for K-12 environmental
UC medical centers delivered 14,000 babies in
UC scientists discovered Vitamin E, which protects our DNA.
UC researchers average four new inventions a day. 1,497 in 2008 alone.