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Professor Kevin McKeegan was named as a Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry.  Since 1996, this honor has been bestowed on a yearly basis  for outstanding contributions to the ...


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UCLA graduates Robert C. Newton (BA 1956, MS 1958, PhD 1963) and Juhn G. Liou (PhD 1969) were the 2010 and 2011 recipients of the Roebling Medal. The highest award of the Mineralogical Society of ...


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On October 3, distinguished alumni Harry W. Green delivered a lecture entitled, "From the Nano to the Global Scale: Using Nanoscience Observations to Understand Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics."  Before the lecture, faculty, staff, alumni ...


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Explore Your Universe 2011

Posted on Nov. 1, 2011

"Exploring Your Universe 2011" events will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at UCLA's campus (see Visitor Info link above for general directions and scroll down ...


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Dr. Elizabeth Cochran, who received her PhD from ESS in 2005,was named one of President Obama’s recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the ...


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Hosted by UCLA Undergraduate Astronomical Society in association with the Diviner Lunar Radiometer

Join the UCLA Undergraduate Astronomical Society for this global Moon-watching event. International Observe the Moon Night is a chance for everyone to ...


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 The National Geographic Daily News highlights the recent research of UCLA geophysicist Yuri Shprits who shows that, though they can withstand the average solar explosion, low-Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites might be severely damaged by a ...


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This promises to be a bountiful year of discovery for UCLA space scientist Christopher Russell and his team of some 80 scientists from planetary and astrophysical institutes and universities around the world.

 
Since July ...


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Antarctica, the coldest, driest, and windiest of Earth's continents, is home to sand dunes which are like deserts elsewhere. Ed Rhodes and his group used ground penetrating radar (GPR) to examine the dune stratigraphy and ...


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Jonathan Mitchell and colleagues have a new paper in Nature Geoscience, "Locally enhanced precipitation organized by planetary-scale waves on Titan". It is also the subject of a News and Views piece. The team used a ...