In its sixth year in space, scientific papers using THEMIS data helped highlight a number of crucial details about what causes space weather events in this complex system.  Vassilis Angelopoulos and Drew Turner are ...


Granted by the Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching, the award is given to only five teaching assistants campuswide each year. Chris Snead is the first recipient in ESS.


More than 50 of the world’s top Mars scientists gathered in Royce Hall last week to discuss whether life could survive on the red planet. Three dozen talks over two days covered topics ranging ...


Planetary scientists from as far away as Germany convened at UCLA on Februrary 4 and 5 to discuss Mars’ ability to support life.  About 35 astrobiologists, chemists, physicists, geologists and policy makers presented research during the ...


Microscopic analyses of chondrites, the oldest rocks in the solar system, are filling in details about the formation of our solar system.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-oldest-meteorites-say-about-early-solar-system


The UCLA Institute for Planets and Exoplanets, The UK Center for Astrobiology and the NASA Astrobiology Institute invite you to participate in a two-day conference in February 2013 that will examine the present-day habitability of ...


Check out 3 MESSENGER Mercury Polar Paper by Dave Paige and his team.
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/339/6117/282

Dave's article on how to create the cover image
http://www.sciencemag.org ...


J. William Schopf, Distinguished Professor of Paleobiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the recipient of the NAS Award in Early Earth and Life Sciences, presented this year with the Charles Doolittle Walcott ...