George Blumenthal

George Blumenthal is chancellor at the University of California–Santa Cruz, where he has been a professor of astronomy and astrophysics since 1972. Chancellor Blumenthal received his BS degree from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and his PhD in physics from the University of California–San Diego. As a theoretical astrophysicist, Chancellor Blumenthal's research encompasses several broad areas, including the nature of the dark matter that constitutes most of the mass in the universe, the origin of galaxies and other large structures in the universe, the earliest moments in the universe, astrophysical radiation processes, and the structure of active galactic nuclei such as quasars.

Books by George Blumenthal

  1. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy

    Fifth Edition

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  2. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy

    Sixth Edition

    We learn best by doing.More

  3. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy: Stars & Galaxies

    Sixth Edition

    We learn best by doing.More

  4. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System

    Sixth Edition

    We learn best by doing.More

  5. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  6. Book CoverUnderstanding Our Universe

    Third Edition

    Students learn best by doingMore