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Exploring Your Universe 2014 will take place Sunday, November 16 in the Court of Sciences. Stay tuned for more details about this open house and science fair that allows the Los Angeles community a chance ...


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Dr. Alan Harris

M.S. '67, Ph.D. '75

Hunting for Killer Asteroids, the Past, Present and Future of Near-Earth Asteroid Surveys

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Lecture: 6:30 p.m; Court of Sciences 76 ...


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2014 Commencement Celebration

Posted on May 1, 2014

Saturday, June 14

12:45 p.m.

Young Hall Patio

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences invites all of its graduating students, award recipients, and their families and friends to join the EPSS ...


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According to research conducted by Jean-Pierre Williams and colleagues, Mars’ atmosphere was probably never thick enough to keep temperatures on the planet’s surface above freezing for the long term. It was published today in ...


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UCLA Recruits Academic Specialist

Posted on April 3, 2014

Under general supervision of the directors of the W.M. Keck Foundation Center for isotope geochemistry, the specialist conducts ion microprobe investigations, provides primary maintenance and support for the facility, assists visiting scientists to acquire ...


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Boyce and his team of researchers show through a study of apatites that the origin of water on the Moon is uncertain. In UCLA Today: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/misleading-mineral-may-have-caused-271755.aspx

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Using a cutting-edge research technique, UCLA researchers led by EPSS Professor Aradhna Tripati have reconstructed the temperature history of a region that plays a major role in determining climate around the world. The findings, published ...


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Astronomers, including Professor David Jewitt, have witnessed for the first time the breakup of an asteroid into as many as 10 smaller pieces. The discovery is published online March 6 in Astrophysical Journal Letters. Though ...


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Researchers led by Caroline Beghein, assistant professor of Earth, planetary and space sciences in UCLA's College of Letters and Science, used a technique called seismic tomography to study the structure of the Pacific Plate ...


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California's largest collection of meteorites, and the fifth-largest collection in the nation, is on display in the new UCLA Meteorite Gallery, which is free to the public. The museum, located in UCLA's Geology ...