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Margaret Kivelson is recognized by Royal Society, Harvard University and University of Leicester

Lisa Y. Garibay | 
https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/margaret-kivelson-three-honors-royal-society

Margaret Kivelson, distinguished professor ...


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2020 Virtual Commencement Celebration

Posted on May 22, 2020

Image: Graduates and Faculty pose together on Geology Building steps, wearing regalia.

EPSS Virtual Commencement Celebration

Date: June 13, 2020

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual Celebration on Zoom; link to be sent closer to celebration date

 

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space ...


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An artist’s depiction of the Van Allen Belts, showing Earth’s magnetic field lines and the trajectories of charged particles trapped by them. The twin ELFIN spacecraft are shown following their inclined polar orbit, traced in yellow. Credits: UCLA EPSS/NASA SVS

An artist’s depiction of the Van Allen Belts, showing Earth’s magnetic field lines and the trajectories of charged particles trapped by them. The twin ELFIN spacecraft are shown following their inclined polar orbit, traced in ...


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Comet C/2019 Y4 breaking up into more than two dozen pieces

Hubble Space Telescope image from April 20, 2020, of the comet C/2019 Y4 breaking into more than two dozen pieces.

 

Stuart Wolpert | 

In images captured in recent days by ...


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With a team of researchers, Dr. Edward Young showed how a method for identifying atmospheric contamination of volcanic-gas samples reveals variations in the isotopic composition of nitrogen in the mantle, and provides a clearer view of the ...


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Comet 2I/Borisov is the first interstellar comet and only the second interstellar object ever found in our solar system. And, now, it's breaking up. EPSS's Dr. David Jewitt leads a team that showed this process in ...


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2020 51 Pegasi b Fellowship Awarded to Early-Career Scientist, Hosted at UCLA Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Department

 

Studying the heritage of meteorites to develop a timeline for planet formation and other early solar ...


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Coronavirus in lungs; image credit: UCLA

 

For COVID-19 information for the UCLA community, please visit UCLA’s information page, the Ashe Center website, and the UCLA Health website.


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See article: https://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/professor-pays-it-forward-by-promoting-diversity-and-environmental-justice

Aradhna Tripati’s longstanding dedication to inclusion has inspired donors’ support.

Members of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science, which was founded by Professor Aradhna Tripati, third row, far right, and their colleagues.

Courtesy of Aradhna Tripati

Members of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science, which was founded ...


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https://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/ucla-j-william-schopf-earth-earliest-history-of-life

Paleobiologist J. William Schopf — in his 52nd year as a UCLA faculty member — has been on a quest. For decades, he and an international team of ...