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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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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...
Jorg Meyer is known among UC Irvine’s Physical Sciences as the man who can fix or craft any glass instrument the imagination can concoct. Meyer’s...
Just a fraction of the carbon that finds its way into Earth’s oceans–the black soot and charcoal residue of fires–stays there for thousands of years...
A tiny galaxy circling the Milky Way may be a fossil left over from the early universe, astronomers say. A recent study found that the stars in the...
FOR MOST OF US, a declining memory is a normal consequence of growing old. But why? What’s happening in the brain that causes age-related memory...
THERE’S MORE TO THE COSMOS THAN MEETS THE EYE. In late February, dark matter hunters from around the world gathered at the University of California,...
All that’s gold does not glitter, thanks to new work by UC Irvine scientists that could reduce glare from solar panels and electronic displays and...
Chemists at the University of California - Irvine (UC Irvine) have developed light-absorbing, water-repellent coatings modeled on the pattern of moth...
The chemist F. Sherwood Rowland is one of the few people in history about whom it can accurately be said: he helped save the world. In 1972, Rowland...
UC Irvine scientists say they have discovered a way to make a surface capable of eliminating glare. It could be a huge relief to anyone blinded by...