Hundreds of Los Angeles professionals attended the event in Santa Monica in November.  Professors Ed Young, Abby Kavner, and Ed Young discussed their research and explained topics relevant to their fields. Videos of their ...


University of California, Los Angeles

February 6, 2013

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences seeks candidates for a tenured, or tenure track faculty appointment in Space Physics. Applicants with a PhD from all ...


Planetary scientists have identified water ice and anomalously dark deposits within permanently shadowed regions at Mercury’s north pole.  Using data collected by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft, a UCLA team crafted the first accurate ...


MSA Fellows are elected for having contributed significantly to the advancement of mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, or allied sciences.


New data from NASA's Dawn mission show that a common form of weathering that affects many airless bodies like Vesta in the inner solar system, including the moon, surprisingly doesn't age the protoplanet ...


Faculty Position in Geophysics

Posted on Oct. 25, 2012


Using new techniques developed at UCLA and the University of Texas in Austin, Schmitt has found evidence that a chain of small volcanoes, known as the Salton Buttes located at the edge of the Salton ...


Focusing the search for biosignatures on Mars

Dr. Dorothy Oehler, M.S. '67, Ph.D. '73

Wednesday, November 28

6:30 p.m.

Faculty Center

UCLA

Parking is available in Lot 2

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On the evening of October 21st, come visit the UCLA planetarium to take part in fun Moon-related activities. Learn about the most recent discoveries from the Diviner Lunar Radiometer onboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and ...