Rick at the Wildflower Triathlon

Astro Events Calendar

Past Astro Adventures

Note! Only the links below for my courses are necessary for students to succeed. The rest of this home page should be thought of as interesting and informational supplements, but not required for classroom grade success.


UC Santa Cruz Connection

My homepage at UCSC Astronomy. I've been, as life permits, a visiting researcher and lecturer at UCSC, where I've carried on my research interests. Here's a vitae of my research publications. Also, Google "Richard Nolthenius" you'll come up with all kinds of stuff. Here are two of the papers I've published in cosmology:

--Mixed Dark Matter- ApJ Letter

--Mixed Dark Matter - Full ApJ Paper


Rick Nolthenius

Contact info: (my Salsa page!)

Office: 706a 

Fall '20 "Office" Hours: Mon 11-noon, 5-6pm @ office, Tue 6:15-7:15pm (@ 706a), Wed 11am-noon at 706a, Fri 5-6pm

If any student has trouble with "accessibility" of my web pages, please let me know and I'll do my best to remedy.

Curriculum Vitae , Journal Publications on Google Scholar, and Scientific Commons (partial list only), and on ResearchGate and here . Me in my office, when I first joined the college in 1986




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