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Hans had been waiting in the darkened room for 45 minutes. It was a dull part of his day, but acclimating his eyes was a necessary part of his...
For a better understanding of how forest fires behave and interact with climate, scientists are turning to the trees. A new study out of UC Irvine...
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Particle physics will become even more of an international endeavor in the coming decades, according to a panel charged with developing a strategic...
It's a gamble that leading U.S. particle physicists say they must take: To finally get started on building their next megaproject at the United...
The accelerator mass spectrometer at UC Irvine, one of only a handful in the nation, can help predict the future by giving us a window into the past.
Centuries from now, a large swath of the West Antarctic ice sheet is likely to be gone, its hundreds of trillions of tons of ice melted, causing a...
Greenland’s icy reaches are far more vulnerable to warm ocean waters from climate change than had been thought, according to new research by UC...
Xiaoqing Pan, an internationally recognized researcher in the physics of materials, will join the UC Irvine faculty and lead a $20 million initiative...
A rapidly melting section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet appears to be in irreversible decline, with nothing to stop the entire glacial basin from...
The huge West Antarctic ice sheet is starting a glacially slow collapse in an unstoppable way, two new studies show. Alarmed scientists say that...
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet is one of the keys to global sea level rise. Running up against the Amundsen Sea, it contains an estimated 527,808 cu....
A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups...