EPSS space physics researcher Dr. Heli Hietala's recent findings are featured on the NASA website. She used the twin lunar spacecraft ARTEMIS to study magnetic reconnection in space. The study's results can help ...

Pictured with undergraduate members of their research lab, EPSS Associate Professor Aradhna Tripati (center) and graduate student Bryce Mitsunaga (far left) are featured in a Popular Science story about climate change, explaining how their work ...

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Organic compounds detected at Ceres

Posted on Feb. 18, 2017

This enhanced color composite image obtained with the Dawn spacecraft shows the area on Ceres where organic compounds have been detected. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA.

Prof. Christopher Russell's team reported ...

Wind flows on Jupiter

Posted on Jan. 24, 2017

Jon Aurnou, a Professor in the UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, worked with collaborators in Marseille, France to build a laboratory device capable of generating jets that resemble those observed in Jupiter ...