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NASA is undertaking an “intensive research effort” into the problem of rising seas brought on by global warming, the agency announced Wednesday. And...
Dark matter — the unseen 80 percent of the universe’s mass — doesn’t emit, absorb or reflect light. Astronomers know it exists only because it...
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When physicists discovered the Higgs boson in 2012, they declared the Standard Model of particle physics complete; they had finally found the missing...
When the retired fishing trawler MV Cape Race sets off along Greenland’s west coast this week, it will start hauling in a scientific catch that...
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory battled rough waters and an onslaught of icebergs for 3...
The Simons Foundation congratulates the awardees wo have been selected as Simons Investigators in 2015 in mathematics, theoretical physics,...
Sophia E. Hayes and her research group at Washington University in St. Louis depend on liquid helium to cool the magnets in their nuclear magnetic...
Irvine, Calif., July 21, 2015 – The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was...
Irvine, Calif., July 16, 2015 – Six University of California, Irvine assistant professors have been chosen from a highly competitive cohort to...
Invisible dark matter accounts for 85 percent of all matter in the universe, affecting the motion of galaxies, bending the path of light and...
"Hydrogen Bomb Physicist’s Book Runs Afoul of Energy Department,” declared a 23 March 2015 New York Times headline to an article that chronicled how...
UCI assistant professor Siddharth Parameswaran won a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, one of the most prestigious awards available to...