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Watkins has won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for her proposal "Spatial and Temporal Relationships of Landslides in Valles Marineris, Mars: Constraints on their Triggering Mechanisms. It provides up to three years' funding for Ph ...


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Crow has won NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for her proposal “U-Xe degassing ages of lunar zircons: a probe of lunar bombardment history”. It provides up to three years of Ph.D. funding.

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ESS sponsors transit of Venus viewing

Posted on May 18, 2012

ESS scientists will be setting up telescopes on Janss Terrace (the top of Janss steps) on Tuesday, June 5 so that members of the UCLA community can view Venus passing in front of the sun ...


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UCLA Postdoctoral researcher Michael Busch has been honored with the naming of an asteroid by the International Astronomical Union. The naming was announced 2012 May 18 at the Asteroids, Comets, Meteoroids meeting in Niigata, Japan ...


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ESS majors Samantha Gebauer and Kevin Coffey earned recognition for their scientific achievements  at Science Poster Day on May 15. Gebauer worked on  "Eruption and Crystallization Ages for the Breccia Museo Supereruption Deposit" and Coffey ...


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Through his work as principal investigator on the Dawn mission, Professor Chris Russell has made several surprising discoveries about Vesta which he describes as a little planet.  Among the new details that have emerged ...


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At a May 10 reception held in the CNSI Auditorium, Earth & Space Sciences’ Hilke Schlichting was awarded the 2012 Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research at UCLA. This award honors important postdoctoral contributions to ...


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At last week’s iPLEX lunch,  Maarten Roos of Lightcurve Films, an astrophysicist turned professional science filmmaker, described his transition from working behind the telescope to behind the camera and demonstrated his use of ...


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Jennifer Kissinger received an Outstanding Student Paper Award for her presentation at the 2011 Fall Meeting in San Francisco. The title of the presentation is: "Is a Substorm Expansion Required to Initiate a Steady Magnetospheric ...