Dave Jewitt, Michael Drahus in Nature

Posted on Oct. 18, 2010

Dave Jewitt, postdoc Michael Drahus, and colleagues have a paper in this week's issue of Nature. The team reports observations that help us understand the production and destruction of asteroids, via collisions in the asteroid ...


NASA Student Poster Awards

Posted on Sept. 21, 2010

Congratulations to Paul Hayne and Matt Siegler, who won top honors in the student poster competition at the NASA Lunar Science Forum meeting this week. Matt received the second place award for his poster 'Re-examining ...


ESS grad student Rachel Smith has received the 2010 Gordon A. McKay Award of the Meteoritical Society, for her paper, "New 12CO/13CO Observations in Young Stellar Objects and Molecular Clouds: Implications for 12C/13C ...


The 2010 Alumni Lecture

Posted on Sept. 21, 2010

Ed Warner is a noted philanthropist and conservationist. His career as an exploration geologist culminated in his discovery of Jonah Field and the first commercial exploitation of Pinedale Field next door in Sublette County, Wyoming ...


Dave Paige's group has 2 papers in this week's issue of Science which has an image from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter on the cover. In a paper with lead author (and recent UCLA PhD) Ben ...


Commencement Celebration Lunch

Posted on June 28, 2010

On Saturday, June 12, ESS held our annual Commencement Celebration Lunch. It was lovely weather for an outdoor lunch: 72 degrees and partly cloudy. 230 graduates, family, and friends attended celebration, which honored 23 students ...


Please join me in congratulating Beth Ann Bell, who was selected to receive a 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. These highly competitive fellowships recognize outstanding abilities and accomplishments of graduate students. It's a ...


Tripati, Schauble and colleagues used a new isotopic technique to determine body temperatures fossil vertebrates, using their tooth tooth enamel.

http://www.today.ucla.edu/portal/ut/new-ucla-caltech-research-may-159294.aspx


ESS MEDL director Gary Glesener and faculty Jon Aurnou and Mark Moldwin are featured in a webcast on 3-D models aimed at improving visualization of complex natural phenomena. The piece was produced by UCLA's ...


Prof. David Jewitt: X-shaped debris plume suggests a head-on collision between two asteroids

http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2010/07/