Congratulations to EPSS Prof. Chris Russell on being awarded a NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal. Prof. Russell is the Principal Investigator of NASA's Dawn mission to Vesta and Ceres. NASA describes the award as ...

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We are thrilled to report that former EPSS graduate student Jessica Watkins (Ph.D. 2015) has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Class. Jessica's career is described at ...

More than 130 people gathered at the Fowler Museum's Lenart Auditorium for a talk by UCLA Meteorite Gallery and Collection Curator John Wasson. The EPSS Professor Emeritus regaled attendees with the story of the ...

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences (EPSS) invites all of our graduating students and award recipients, along with their families and friends, to join the EPSS faculty at a special 2017 Commencement Celebration ...

EPSS is proud to announce recipients of its 2017 Spring and Summer Undergraduate Research Awards. These awards are made possible by gifts from alumni and friends of the department.

  • Two undergraduates are benefitting from the ...