• UCI-initiated hunt for new particles at the Large Hadron Collider gets underway

    The FASER Collaboration, including UCI Professors David Casper and Jonathan Feng, postdocs, and students will look for new fundamental particles connected to dark matter. 

  • UCI/JPL: Antarctica losing six times more ice mass annually now than 40 years ago

    Glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Netherlands’ Utrecht University additionally found that the accelerated melting caused global sea levels to rise more than half an inch during that time.

  • Clean and green: UCI physicist helps invent novel way of converting nitrogen to ammonia

    UCI physicist Huolin Xin worked with his colleagues at Brookhaven National Laboratory to come up with a new, more sustainable way of producing ammonia, which is also a key ingredient in crop fertilizers.

  • Global warming will have us crying in what’s left of our beer

    UCI scientists report that concurrent droughts and heat waves, exacerbated by anthropogenic global warming, will lead to sharp declines in crop yields of barley, beer’s main ingredient. Read more. 

  • UCI named ‘top rising star’ by Nature Index

    The Nature Index has identified UCI as the most improved institution in North America in terms of the number of papers published in high-quality journals between 2015 and 2017.

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