California's largest collection of meteorites, and the fifth-largest collection in the nation, is on display in the new UCLA Meteorite Gallery, which is free to the public. The museum, located in UCLA's Geology ...

The NASA THEMIS and ARTEMIS missions drew an impressive crowd at the 4th annual Exploring Your Universe outreach event, held at UCLA in Los Angeles, on Nov. 17, 2013. Representing two of UCLA's active ...

ESS Professor Axel Schmitt has been named a Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America. Designation as MSA Fellow recognizes "significant scientific contributions in the fields of crystallography, mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology, or allied sciences" and is limited ...

Graduate student Chris Snead was honored on October 15, 2013 in a ceremony held by UCLA’s Academic Senate Committee on Teaching.  Only five teaching assistants are selected each year for this prestigious teaching award ...