CaSTL earns $20 million grant to observe molecules in action
The UC Irvine Center for Chemistry at the Space-Time Limit (CaSTL) has received a $20 million renewal award from the National Science Foundation to continue its ground-breaking work in pushing the limits of interrogating chemistry on ultrafast and ultra small scales. Ultimately, the goal is capture chemistry in the act on the single-molecule level.
http://ps.uci.edu/news/8418
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President Barack Obama's Commencement Speech Highlights UCI Climate Change Research
“UC Irvine set up the first Earth System Science department in America” -President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement, June 14, 2014
http://ps.uci.edu/news/8402
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Read the School's eNewsletter: Physical Matters
President Barack Obama’s commencement speech at UCI last month was brimming with accolades for the impact of the research from the School of Physical Sciences. Read more. 
http://ucischoolofphysicalsciences.cmail1.com/t/ViewEmail/t/0646612EE00AE2D7/F1A10A06BF211A3CC5EC08CADFFC107B
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Molecule unmasked
Doctoral students Zhumin Han, Chen Xu and Chi-lun Chiang (from left) used a huge scanning tunneling microscope and a tiny carbon monoxide needle – both hand-built in Professor Wilson Ho’s lab – to view detailed molecular structures that had only been imagined.
http://ps.uci.edu/news/8390
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