Amid growing concerns about global warming, nuclear fusion is once again in the spotlight as an emissions-free energy source.
Nov 17, 2022
This episode is one of eight filmed during summer of 2022 in partnership with the Center for Digital Innovation in Learning made possible by an IGNITE grant from Boston College. These episodes include a diverse slate of co-hosts and kids who share their own rock stories and observations. In Season Three, we take our show on the road, filming scientists in their laboratories and field sites around the country. Many of the rocks and stories presented would not have been available without support…
Oct 18, 2022
Researchers at UC Irvine found that California’s trees are dying and may not be coming back.
Sep 21, 2022
In an interview with venture capitalist Stephan Ibaraki, Bullock tells the story of his start as a scientist, and how UCI is becoming a nexus for addressing society’s great challenges.
Sep 2, 2022
Professor Sarah Finkeldei wins $4.3 million DOE grant to push nuclear energy research into the future
The grant will help the UCI-lead team study the properties of materials in next-gen reactors.
Jan 19, 2022
The dean of UCI Physical Sciences, Professor James Bullock, takes a look back at what happened in 2021.
Jan 11, 2022
UCI FASER particle detector made it into CERN's 2021 news highlight reel.
Jan 4, 2022
While the sheen from the major oil spill in October in Orange County has dissipated, some local scientists are taking a deep dive into how the spill may have affected some microscopic creatures.
Dec 15, 2021
Chemistry Ph.D. student Allie Zito works to make technology that can pluck planet-warming carbon dioxide straight out of the air.
Nov 29, 2021
Two UCI grad students are researching the impact of the recent OC oil spill on some of the tiniest of marine organisms: phytoplankton.
Nov 8, 2021
On November 4, 2021, Professor Jonathan Feng and Ph.D. student Savannah Shively talked about their research on the new FASER particle detector during this live stream from CERN.
Oct 20, 2021
The work, done by scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and UCI, reveals the surprising role of icy mélange.