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1I/‘OUMUAMUA, the first interstellar object ever observed in the solar system, passed close to Earth in 2017. Credit: Ron Miller

 

David Jewitt is an astronomer at the University of California, Los Angeles, where ...


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John Rosenfeld, Emeritus Professor in UCLA’s Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences

John Rosenfeld, fixture of mineralogy and petrology teaching and mentorship, passed away in Santa Monica on August 15, 2020. He was 100.

 

 

John Rosenfeld, Emeritus Professor in UCLA’s Department of Earth, Planetary, and ...


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Image Credit: UCLA Newsroom - https://covid-19.ucla.edu/

Image credit: UCLA Newsroom

Following university-wide guidelines, EPSS will continue to operate remotely during the COVID-19 campus closure. Please visit covid-19.ucla.edu for the latest COVID-19 resources and information for the UCLA community.

Per UCLA ...


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John Harlow | 

Source: https://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/in-memoriam-john-wasson-cosmochemist-and-co-creator-the-ucla-meteorite-collection

John Wasson

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


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To uncover the mysteries behind the formation of auroral beads, scientists combined measurements from NASA's THEMIS mission and ground observations with computer models.

Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

 

A special type of ...


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The Pat Thurston Show, KGO-810

Listen to Dr. David Jackson's 20-minute interview about California’s earthquake risk, on San Francisco KGO Radio’s Pat Thurston Show.

 

Dr. Jackson discussed how there’s no such thing as “earthquake weather,” that earthquakes do ...


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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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John Rosenfeld, photo ca. 1963 (Guggenheim Foundation)

John Rosenfeld, photo ca. 1963 (Guggenheim Foundation)

 

John Rosenfeld, photo ca. 2009 (EPSS)

John Rosenfeld, photo ca. 2009 (EPSS)

 

EPSS wishes a very happy birthday to Emeritus Professor John Rosenfeld, who celebrates his 100th on July 14, 2020 ...


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NASA Spacecraft Helps Identify Solar Radiation Patterns That Expose the Moon

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A study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics shows that the magnetosphere can flap across the moon ...


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Professor Aradhna Tripati awarded for her incredible work on diversity, mentorship, community, and environmental justice.

Image courtesy of UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

 

The UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ...