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I'm afloat above the Arctic Circle on the MV Cape Race, a 110-foot commercial fishing trawler refurbished as an expedition yacht, my back turned to...
Neutrinos may be the lightest of all the particles with mass, weighing in at a tiny fraction of the mass of an electron. And yet, because they are so...
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Earth scientist Michael Pritchard and chemist Jenny Yang have earned awards from the Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Research Program. The...
What role does luck play in science? Are most scientific discoveries serendipitous—fortuitous happenstance—or the result of persistence and the need...
UC Irvine ranked first among U.S. universities under 50 years old – and seventh worldwide – in a report released today by Times Higher Education. UC...
Benjamin Fuller, an assistant project scientist in UC Irvine’s Earth system science department, has a stash of rare wines that many connoisseurs...
Amid row after row of carefully cataloged bones warehoused in the La Brea Tar Pits’ George C. Page Museum, UC Irvine Earth system science researchers...
“We are recycled star stuff,” says UCI professor James Bullock. And galaxies are the recycling plants. The late cosmologist Carl Sagan liked to say...
The cherry blossoms came earlier than normal this year in Yokohama, Japan. By the time delegates from 70 countries, including UC Irvine’s Michael...
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Kevork Abazajian of the University of California, Irvine shows that a sterile neutrino with a mass of 7 kilo-electron-volts (keV) could be a viable...
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