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UC Irvine researchers played a key part in findings released this week about the rate at which the universe expanded after the Big Bang and continues...
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Like a mother cooking for a picky eater, Bryan Xie spent months under the hood in a lab designing a chemical marker that he could feed to a living...
Ara Apkarian hula-hoops his hips, demonstrating the way a single electron moves inside a molecule. The chemistry professor is in his lab at UC Irvine...
Deanne Ackley has three minutes to teach a handful of antsy elementary school boys how to complete an electrical circuit on a tiny plastic...
Tammy Smecker-Hane, director of the UC Irvine Observatory and associate professor of astronomy, is leading the charge to build a new planetarium and...
One of college student Jessica Walker’s favorite childhood memories is when her family would get up in the middle of the night to go see an...
As a Ph.D. student at UC Irvine, Jiaping Wang juggled classes, coursework, TA duties, and countless hours of research. “It was a stressful time,” he...
UC Irvine’s Wilson Ho, renowned for his development of a two- story-high, scanning, tunneling microscope to investigate single molecules has been...
Glaciers are fast – much faster than scientists previously thought – and their speeds are increasing, according to a UC Irvine research team mapping...
The day that professor James Nowick's YouTube video topped 10,000 views, the UC Irvine faculty member knew he was "on to something pretty cool."...
Shaul Mukamel, Chancellor’s Professor of chemistry at UC Irvine, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.