Craig Manning elected AGU Fellow

Posted on April 5, 2011

ESS is proud to announce that Craig Manning has been elected to be an AGU Fellow. Fellowship in the AGU is reserved for no more than 0.1% of membership in any year, so it ...


Adjunct Associate Professor Axel Schmitt's recent EPSL paper on rapid cooling rates of mid ocean ridges is one of this week's Editor's choices in Science Magazine. Schmitt and coworkers use zircon geochronology and thermobarometry to ...


ESS Professor Dave Jewitt delivered the first 2010-2011Physical Science Research Colloquium. Watch it now on UCLA's youtube site.

http://www.youtube.com/user/UCLA?feature=mhum#p/u/11/7cBVN-581RI


Congratulations to Prof. Bill Schopf, who will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. The distinction is in recognition of his "fundamental groundbreaking contributions to global Precambrian paleontological studies for a ...


In Memoriam: Professor Leon Knopoff

Posted on Feb. 8, 2011

We are sad to report the passing of Professor Leon Knopoff. Leon contributed to ESS, as well as IGPP and Physics, over a long and much decorated career. He is survived by his wife, Joanne ...


Congratulations to Margy Kivelson, who has been named Honorary Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. Fellowship recognizes eminence in the fields of astronomy, solar-system sciences, and/or geophysics. It is another outstanding honor in a ...


Congratulations to Bruce Runnegar, who has been awarded the 2010 Paleontological Society Medal. The PS medal is the society's most prestigious prize. It is awarded to a person whose eminence is based on the advancement ...


ARTEMIS spacecraft begin lunar work

Posted on Nov. 3, 2010

The two satellites of the ARTEMIS mission, led by Prof. Vassilis Angelopoulos, are now in lunar orbit and beginning to collect data on the space environment around the moon. For more, see the article featured ...


Graduate student Carolyn Crow has a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal. She is featured in a NASA Goddard video describing the work.

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/planet-colors.html


This week's issue of Science features a cover image and two papers from Dave Paige's Diviner team. The papers are led by grad student Paul Hayne, and Dave Paige, and include a host of UCLA ...