In Memoriam: Norman Rostoker
UC Irvine professor Norman Rostoker, the father of breakthrough clean nuclear fusion energy techniques via plasma-based accelerators, died on Christmas Day in Irvine, Calif. He was 89. Click here to post a remembrance. 
http://ps.uci.edu/memorial/Rostoker
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Read the School's eNewsletter: Physical Matters
"Among other exciting faculty accomplishments, Professor Jonathan Feng was honored with a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship and Professor Phil Collins was named AAAS Fellow. In Chemistry, Professors Bill Evans, Shaul Mukamel and Larry Overman won American Chemical Society (ACS) National Awards. Most recently, with support from the Beall Family Foundation, our School awarded the 2014 Beall Innovation Awards..." Read more. 
http://ucischoolofphysicalsciences.cmail1.com/t/ViewEmail/t/72D3999D61B41EFB/BF6A2587EE64CEC1C68C6A341B5D209E
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Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek will speak at UCI on Feb. 24
Humans are visual creatures, and we are gifted with powerful abilities to organize and interpret images.  Dr. Wilczek will show that our perception of color and perspective affords a wonderful entry-way into the concepts that govern our most fundamental understanding of the world: property dimensions and local symmetry.  
http://ps.uci.edu/node/8535
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Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice
Melting Antarctic glaciers that are large enough to raise worldwide sea level by more than a meter are dropping a Mount Everest's worth of ice into the sea every two years.
http://ps.uci.edu/news/8520
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