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2016 Commencement Celebration

Posted on May 1, 2016

 

Date: June 11, 2016
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Location:Young Hall Patio

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences (EPSS) invites all of its graduating students and award recipients, along with their ...


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EPSS 2016 Faculty Lecture

Posted on May 1, 2016

Alan Harris

Professor Paul Davis

Recent Developments in Seismology: New Views of Earthquakes and Ground Shaking

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

5:30 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Lecture

Faculty Center, California Room

Please join us ...


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About 20 undergraduates in an EPSS Fiat Lux class had a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Friday April 22, 2016. Fiat Lux classes facilitate close interaction ...


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Congratulations to EPSS Graduate Student Bryce Mitsunaga for being awarded an NSF Fellowship for his project titled "A reconstruction of temperature and ?18O data at the Last Glacial Maximum using soil and gastropods from the ...


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The NASA Dawn Mission In The News

Posted on March 25, 2016

The Dawn Mission has made news headlines with more information on the bright spots found at Occator Crater on the asteroid Ceres. Dr. Christopher T. Russell of UCLA is the PI for the Dawn Mission ...


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Former UCLA Graduate Student, Matthew Siegler and EPSS Professor Dr. David Paige are co-authors in a Nature Publication regarding lunar polar wander and the effect on ice deposits. Congratulations to their research group and the ...


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Meteorite expert Dr. Alan Rubin was recently in the news having helped a team of meteorite hunters successfully ID meteorite fragments recovered in Florida: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/11/science/how-an-amateur-meteorite-hunter-tracked-down-a-fireball.html?hpw ...


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EPSS's own Chris Russell and the NASA Dawn Mission Team have received the Collier Trophy that is awarded “for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance ...


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UCLA geochemist finds striking similarities between climate change patterns today and millions of years ago. Read more about it here from the UCLA Newsroom: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/antarctica-could-be-headed-for-major-meltdown


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Professor Ed Young has been named a Fellow of the Geochemical Society and of the European Association of Geochemistry. The award is "bestowed upon outstanding scientists who have, over some years, made a major contribution ...