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Cosmic rays, most of which come speeding through the Milky Way from outside of our solar system, crash into the Earth’s atmosphere at energies high...
On Nov. 2, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release its "Synthesis Report," the final stage in a yearlong document...
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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...
A slow-motion and irreversible collapse of a massive cluster of glaciers in Antarctica has begun, and could cause sea levels to rise across the...
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...