Times reporter Eryn Brown writes a profile of ESS professor David Jewitt who has won two prestigious awards.

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-david-jewitt-kuiper-belt-20120904,0,7955252.story

For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth. Now, Professor An Yin has discovered that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement of huge crustal ...

The PhDetours team, including Matt Siegler and Laurence Yeung, look into the preparations for the Curiosity mission at JPL in Pasadena.  In it, JPL scientists explain the importance of the mission and show viewers the ...

David Paige and David Jewitt discuss the benefits of Mars exploration in light of the upcoming landing of the Mars Science Laboratory, scheduled for August 5.

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-mars-science-cost-20120730,0,7854004 ...

Yuri Shprits, a research geophysicist with UCLA’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, was honored today by President Obama with the Presidential Early Career Award for ...