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Everything Scientists Know So Far about the First Interstellar Objects Ever Detected

Everything Scientists Know So Far about the First Interstellar Objects Ever Detected

Strange bodies from beyond the solar system have defied predictions.

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In memoriam: John Rosenfeld, 100, fixture of mineralogy and petrology teaching and mentorship

In memoriam: John Rosenfeld, 100, fixture of mineralogy and petrology teaching and mentorship

John Rosenfeld, an expert in optical mineralogy and the rotation of minerals, and endlessly supportive of students and colleagues.

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In memoriam: John Wasson, 86, cosmochemist and co-creator of the UCLA Meteorite Collection

In memoriam: John Wasson, 86, cosmochemist and co-creator of the UCLA Meteorite Collection

John Wasson, a world-renowned expert in meteorites and lunar rocks who had a mineral named after him.

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EPSS 245C - Seismology, Tectonics and Earth's Interior Seminar

Title: Incipient breakup of the Isla Ángel de la Guarda microcontinent, Gulf of California, México -&- TBA
Date: Oct. 21, 2020
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Speaker: Justing Higa Speaker: Travis Gilmore

EPSS 286A - Planetary Science Seminar

Title: The Endgame of Planet Formation
Date: Oct. 21, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Speaker: Professor Eugene Chiang

EPSS 235A - Geocheminar

Title: Demystifying the Mantle: Thermodynamic and Geochemical Heterogeneity within Mid-Ocean Ridge Peridotites
Date: Oct. 22, 2020
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Suzanne Birner

EPSS 245C - Seismology, Tectonics and Earth's Interior Seminar

Title: Array-based seismic waveform coherency measurement, simulation, and application in evaluating back-projections - & - Radial Anisotropy in the Indian Ocean from Higher Mode Surface Waves and a Hierarchical Transdismensional Approach
Date: Oct. 28, 2020
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Speaker: Tong Zhou Speaker: Erik Weidner

EPSS 245C - Seismology, Tectonics and Earth's Interior Seminar

Title: The Importance of Paleobathymetry in Understanding the Long-Term Carbon Cycle through Variations in Carbonate Compensation Depths throughout the Last 100Myr
Date: Nov. 4, 2020
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Speaker: Matthew Bogumil

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