Please join us in congratulating Former EPSS graduate student Anat Shahar for winning The Mineralogical Society of America’s young investigator Award!

http://www.minsocam.org/msa/awards/MSA_Award.html

Dear EPSS,

We write with the sad news that former EPSS professor Jon Davidson passed away earlier today. Jon was a valued member of the faculty from 1988-2000. He moved on to Durham University in ...

In 2006, a NASA-owned rocket landed on Earth after a seven-year journey beyond the orbit of Mars. The rocket flew through the tail of a comet, collecting thousands of dust particles for NASA’s Stardust ...

DATELINE: SEPT. 15, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA. U.S.A.

UCLA-led astronomers capture best view ever of disintegrating comet

Astronomers have captured the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart 67 million miles ...

How Hot is Too Hot for Earth-Style Life?

Posted on Sept. 15, 2016

Prof. Tina Treude will board the ship mid October to measure the activity of microorganisms (sulfate reduction and methanogenesis) in sediments recovered from deep drilling to study their upper temperature limits. She will be using ...