About 20 undergraduates in an EPSS Fiat Lux class had a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Friday April 22, 2016. Fiat Lux classes facilitate close interaction ...

Congratulations to EPSS Graduate Student Bryce Mitsunaga for being awarded an NSF Fellowship for his project titled "A reconstruction of temperature and ?18O data at the Last Glacial Maximum using soil and gastropods from the ...

The NASA Dawn Mission In The News

Posted on March 25, 2016

The Dawn Mission has made news headlines with more information on the bright spots found at Occator Crater on the asteroid Ceres. Dr. Christopher T. Russell of UCLA is the PI for the Dawn Mission ...

Former UCLA Graduate Student, Matthew Siegler and EPSS Professor Dr. David Paige are co-authors in a Nature Publication regarding lunar polar wander and the effect on ice deposits. Congratulations to their research group and the ...

Meteorite expert Dr. Alan Rubin was recently in the news having helped a team of meteorite hunters successfully ID meteorite fragments recovered in Florida: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/11/science/how-an-amateur-meteorite-hunter-tracked-down-a-fireball.html?hpw ...