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  • UCI-led team releases high-precision map of Antarctic ice sheet bed topography

    A University of California, Irvine-led team of glaciologists has unveiled the most accurate portrait yet of the contours of the land beneath Antarctica’s ice sheet – and, by doing so, has helped identify which regions of the continent are going to be more, or less, vulnerable to future climate warming.

  • 2020 Reines Lecture - Donna Strickland

    Donna Strickland is this year's featured speaker for 2020 Reines Lecture. She is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo and is one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 for developing chirped pulse amplification with Gérard Mourou, her PhD supervisor at the time. RSVP here

  • UCI team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control

    An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of California, Irvine has developed a new technique for predicting the final size of a wildfire from the moment of ignition.

  • UCI scientists reveal mechanism of electron charge exchange in molecules

    With this technique, the UCI scientists were able to observe electron distribution between atoms and molecules and uncover clues to the origins of ferroelectricity, the capacity of certain crystals to possess spontaneous electric polarization that can be switched by the application of an electric field.

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