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In the past two decades, telescopic and remote sensing observations have found craters near the poles of the Moon and Mercury harbor ice deposits inside permanently shadowed regions. On Mercury, evidence gathered by the Arecibo ...

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UCLA is now one of the host institutions for the 51 Pegasi b fellowship offered by the Heising-Simons Foundation.

The 51 Pegasi b Fellowship provides exceptional postdoctoral scientists with the opportunity to conduct theoretical, observational ...

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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


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

Earthquake aftermath
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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 ...