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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing and the 100th ...


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This article was adapted from the UCLA Newsroom

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It took only 10 minutes and a ride aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard reusable rocket for 11 students in the Bruin Spacecraft Group to make ...


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Communicating science is hard, especially in today’s world. Science communicators face multiple challenges, including the war on facts, questionable beliefs, political ideologies, and social influences.   But the ability to communicate science can have a ...


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2019 Commencement Celebration

Posted on March 18, 2019

Date: Saturday, June 15th 2019
Time: 12:45 p.m - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Young Hall Patio

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences (EPSS) invites all of our graduating students and award ...


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This article was adapted from the UCLA Newsroom

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In supershear quakes, the rupture moves faster than the shear waves, which produces more energy in a shorter time, making supershears unusually destructive ...


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This story was adapted from the original posted here

Mars InSight Illustration

An illustration of the InSight Lander.

As the NASA InSight Mars lander successfully touched down on Monday, November 26, 2018, UCLA faculty Chris Russell, Peter Chi ...


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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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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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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 ...