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Join us for an engaging presentation and Q&A with UCLA EPSS Professor David Paige. Professor Paige is the Principal Investigator of an instrument on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter that has been mapping the Moon continuously ...


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This story was adapted from the original UCLA Newsroom story - credit Stuart Wolpert

Teachers receive free instructions, lesson plans and videos for experiments on climate, oceans and atmosphere

DIYnamics experiments

Children and adults view an experiment using ...


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EPSS Professor Margaret G. Kivelson has been awarded the 2019 Gold Medal, which is the Royal Astronomical Society's highest honor. The Gold Medal, which can be awarded for any reason but usually recognizes lifetime achievement ...


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2018 Newsletter available online

Posted on Dec. 10, 2018

The Fall 2018 edition of the EPSS newsletter is available online. It includes many stories that describe our activities over the past few months. Happy reading!  The Fall 2017, Fall 2016, and previous editions ...


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Plate tectonics, natural disasters, and the evolution of planet Earth

A free public talk by UCLA EPSS Distinguished Alumnus Dave Bercovici

Join us for an engaging presentation and Q&A with UCLA EPSS alumnus Professor Dave ...


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EPSS Professor Margaret G. Kivelson has been awarded the 2019 Jean Dominique Cassini Medal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The EGU website describes the award as follows: "The Jean Dominique Cassini Medal & Honorary ...


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Exploring Your Universe 2018

Posted on Oct. 27, 2018

EPSS has been a co-organizer of the annual, family-friendly science festival since its inception.  Consult the EYU website for program and directions.


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UCLA Spark crowdfunding

Posted on Oct. 26, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that UCLA's crowdfunding platform will launch a campaign to raise money for EPSS student field trips

Over the last decade, we’ve been privileged to offer many of these trips ...


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On the evening of October 20th, 2018 from 7-9PM (weather permitting) come take part in the FREE International Observe the Moon Night (IOTMN) event on the roof ...


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This story has been adapted from the UCLA Newsroom

Undergraduate team builds two NASA satellites to study space weather

ELFIN team

UCLA aims to be one of the few universities to ever complete such a sophisticated space ...