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UCLA space scientists have now devised a way to monitor collisions in interplanetary space by using a new method to determine the mass of magnetic clouds that result from the impacts. Their findings, published online ...


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Professor Russell's colleagues have organized a symposium in early May to honor his career in science.

http://www.ess.ucla.edu/CTR70/


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In this four-minute video, Margot, a professor in the department of Earth, planetary and space sciences and in the department of physics and astronomy, describes some of the radar astronomy research conducted in his UCLA laboratory ...


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Jeanine Ash awarded NSF fellowship

Posted on April 4, 2013


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Sarah Palaich has been awarded a Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship by the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration. This prestigious award provides full support for up tofour years of graduate study as well as ...


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Observations from the Keck led to the discovery of a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way by UCLA's Andrea Ghez, a professor of physics and astronomy who holds the Lauren B ...


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Shimer and Aurnou built a transiting exoplanet experiment by putting a 5? globe incandescent bulb in the center of a turntable and a “planet” out near the edge. Students set up their Vernier light sensors ...


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In its sixth year in space, scientific papers using THEMIS data helped highlight a number of crucial details about what causes space weather events in this complex system.  Vassilis Angelopoulos and Drew Turner are ...


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Granted by the Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching, the award is given to only five teaching assistants campuswide each year. Chris Snead is the first recipient in ESS.


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More than 50 of the world’s top Mars scientists gathered in Royce Hall last week to discuss whether life could survive on the red planet. Three dozen talks over two days covered topics ranging ...