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CAN SOMETHING THE SIZE OF A FEW WASHING MACHINES FIND THE BIGGEST THING IN THE UNIVERSE?
Dec 7, 2020
Jan 18, 2021
Future climate change will cause a regionally uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt – a narrow band of heavy precipitation near the equator – according to researchers at the University of…
Jan 14, 2021
The University of California, Irvine has established a new graduate fellowship to benefit students pursuing advanced degrees in quantum science. The program was made possible through a $1 million…
Jan 12, 2021
It takes gumption to run for political office — especially when you’re just 24 years old. But that’s exactly what UCI PhD student Dylan Green did last year when he registered his candidacy for Irvine City Council and then took on the challenge of campaigning during the pandemic. Green earned his bachelor’s degree at UCI and is now a Ph.D. student studying the origin of the universe in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, using machine learning on images to filter out pixels corrupted by…
Jan 12, 2021
A team of researchers including a UCI astronomer has discovered the most distant known quasar. 
Jan 12, 2021
Human activities are disrupting and degrading Earth’s natural systems, thereby threatening the health and safety of both humans and many other species; the security of our food, energy, and water…
Jan 8, 2021
A video dispatch from the Amazon rainforest.
Jan 7, 2021
In an interview, the heads of UCI’s PACE mentoring program describe how the grant will help turn mentors into field-leading scientists.
Jan 7, 2021
A theory, designed by UCI chemists, provides a new way to model molecules. The method is akin to a "golden shortcut," leveraging the part of calculations that most existing theories get right, but skipping over the parts that create errors.
Jan 7, 2021
His work is helping Professor Rachel Martin in the Department of Chemistry look for mutations in the virus’ genetic sequence, which could lead to COVID-19 treatments.
Jan 7, 2021
New research helps astronomers tell the difference between a starspot and a distant exoplanet.  
Jan 5, 2021
Irvine, Calif., Jan. 5, 2021 — Scientists at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new deep-learning framework that predicts gene regulation at the single-cell level.
Jan 4, 2021
Among the many challenges with a Mars voyage, one of the most pressing is: How can you get enough fuel for the spacecraft to fly back to Earth?