Post-doctoral scholar Laurence Yeung interviews researcher Rob Eagle about the true body temperature of dinosaurs in an entertaining and informative podcast that explains isotopes, mass spectrometers, and other scientific phenomen to the general public.


The UCLA ion microprobe lab collaborated with a team of fish ecologists to measure the level of sulfur isotopes in the ear bones of adult Chinook salmon.  These measurements allowed them to understand which ...


A team of researchers from ESS, including Drew Turner, Yuri Shprits, Michael Hartinger, and Vassilis Angelopoulos,  have advanced the understanding of space weather so that the satellites used for global positioning, communications, and weather monitoring can be ...


Professor Kevin McKeegan was named as a Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry.  Since 1996, this honor has been bestowed on a yearly basis  for outstanding contributions to the ...


UCLA graduates Robert C. Newton (BA 1956, MS 1958, PhD 1963) and Juhn G. Liou (PhD 1969) were the 2010 and 2011 recipients of the Roebling Medal. The highest award of the Mineralogical Society of ...


On October 3, distinguished alumni Harry W. Green delivered a lecture entitled, "From the Nano to the Global Scale: Using Nanoscience Observations to Understand Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics."  Before the lecture, faculty, staff, alumni ...


Explore Your Universe 2011

Posted on Nov. 1, 2011

"Exploring Your Universe 2011" events will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at UCLA's campus (see Visitor Info link above for general directions and scroll down ...


Dr. Elizabeth Cochran, who received her PhD from ESS in 2005,was named one of President Obama’s recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the ...


Hosted by UCLA Undergraduate Astronomical Society in association with the Diviner Lunar Radiometer

Join the UCLA Undergraduate Astronomical Society for this global Moon-watching event. International Observe the Moon Night is a chance for everyone to ...


 The National Geographic Daily News highlights the recent research of UCLA geophysicist Yuri Shprits who shows that, though they can withstand the average solar explosion, low-Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites might be severely damaged by a ...