How are magnetic materials related to issues in biology and computerscience? Professor Chuck Newman will share how spin glasses or -- “disordered magnets with frustrated interactions --” play a role in neural networks, evolution, and immune systems as well as in computational complexity and social network modeling. Based on the recent...
What is TEDxUCIrvine?
TEDxUCIrvine is an event curated and executed by passionate UC Irvine students. It was founded on the belief that sharing the knowledge on campus can inspire action throughout the community. Once a year TEDxUCIrvine gives our campus the opportunity to showcase our talents, achievements and ideas on TED’s worldwide...
Highlights include Saturn, the globular clusters M3 and M13, and the double star epsilon Bootes.
Lecture: Galaxies: the Building Blocks of the Universe, Dr. Aaron Barth (Professor).
Visitor Nights are open to the...
Come see how our water is cleaned and recycled! PSUM students and mentors will have the opportunity to tour Orange County's largest sanitation facility.
This event is only open to participants of the Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring (PSUM) program. PSUM connects current undergraduate students with science professionals. The goal is to...
The Lyrid meteor shower happens on the night of April 21 as the Earth swings through debris left behind by Comet Thatcher.
A short lecture: Meteor Showers and Solar System Debris, Andrew Graus (Graduate Student). There will be no shuttle buses that night, and visitors can park along the Observatory's gravel road.
Visitor Nights are open...
Come to the UCI Observatory and see Jupiter, the Orion Nebula and star clusters with our telescopes. Learn how to use a night sky map to locate your favourite constellations. Listen to a lecture entitled "An Archeological Road Trip with the Keck Telescopes” by Dr. Evan Kirby.
Visitor Nights are open to the public so...
Regional winners from throughout California will vie for titles in the statewide MathCounts competition. Participants will include students from Irvine’s Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, Venado Middle School, Sierra Vista Middle School and Turtle Rock Elementary School. The top four finishers will represent California in the nationwide...