In the 1960s, NASA launched six satellites to study the Earth’s atmosphere, magnetosphere and the space between Earth and the moon. Using observations from those satellites, Christopher Russell, a UCLA graduate student at the ...

A new high profile paper came out in the journal Geology today with Jeremy Boyce as co-author. It addresses how quickly a cooled magma chamber can reheat and erupt in Yellowstone.

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More news about Ceres in the LA Times

Posted on July 2, 2015

“I expected to be surprised because we knew so little about Ceres,” Christopher Russell, Dawn’s principal investigator and a planetary scientist at UCLA, said in an email. “I never expected bright spots and a ...

Congratulations to Professor Aradhna Tripati who has been named a Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences. Each year the NAS selects 80 distinguished young scientists and brings them together in symposia ("Kavli Frontiers ...

Craig Manning, a professor of geology and geochemistry at UCLA, and Peter Kelemen, a geochemistry professor at Columbia University, present new analyses that represent an important advance in refining our understanding of Earth’s deep ...