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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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The world’s biggest particle smasher – in fact, the world’s biggest machine – is warming up for its next performance: hitting record-high power in a...
Eggs are a familiar symbol of Easter, both chocolate and boiled. Many people celebrate Easter Sunday with a boiled egg with a face on it. The...
The National Institute of Health (NIH) awarded UCI $1.2 million in fellowship support for graduate students in the Mathematical and Computational...
Nine students from the Department of Chemistry and two from the Department of Earth System Science earn graduate research fellowships from the...
Scientists in California are hoping to use your smart phone to solve a cosmic mystery. They're developing an app to turn your phone into a cosmic ray...
Irvine, Calif., March 24, 2015 – UC Irvine is set to embark on one of its boldest experiments yet: a brand-new research and education initiative...
PHILADELPHIA — For all its horrific power, the atom bomb — leveler of Hiroshima and instant killer of some 80,000 people — is but a pale cousin...
Dr. Kevork Abazajian is an associate professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include dark...
Given the historic low temperatures and snowfalls that pummeled the eastern U.S. this winter, it might be easy to overlook how devastating California...
Hurricane Sandy was not an aberration. It was New York City's first taste of a trend that could continue for centuries — the storm surge that flooded...