LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL MORE THAN DOUBLE IN ARCTIC AS CLIMATE WARMS
UCI-led team reports that an increase in lightning will drive both wildfires and warming above Arctic Circle.
Sep 23, 2020
If you were given a chance to study the cosmos with NASA’s much-anticipated James Webb Space Telescope, what would be your target? University of California, Irvine astronomer Vivian U knows what she…
Sep 22, 2020
Collins recognized for leading the School’s teachers into the online realm, and, now, for pivoting to help students face a hard pandemic job market
Sep 17, 2020
Susan Trumbore, UCI professor of Earth system science, is among four recipients of the 2020 Balzan Prize, one of the most prestigious international awards in natural science and humanities. She was…
Sep 16, 2020
Whether Earth-bound or star-bound, our Hispanic and Latinx scientists and staff make our School hum.
Sep 15, 2020
Take a break and listen to the relay race-like work three of our Ph.D. students did to help in the effort against coronavirus.
Sep 15, 2020
When Chris Barty focuses his mind on something, it is with laser precision. The UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy learned from an early age he was drawn to lasers after…
Sep 14, 2020
The use of hydrogen as a fuel could make global warming worse by affecting chemical reactions in the atmosphere, write researchers Michael Prather and Graeme Pearman. They argue that more research…
Sep 11, 2020
The widespread adoption of electrified transportation is seen as an important step in slowing climate change, but that depends on our ability to produce enough batteries for this and other…
Sep 10, 2020
Irvine, Calif., Sept. 10, 2020 – Through concerted, policy-driven efforts, China has converted large swaths of desert into grassland over the past few decades, but this success has come at a cost. In…
Sep 9, 2020
UCI Earth scientist tracks the growth of Amazon rainforest degradation — and gets a different kind of growth on his neck.
Aug 26, 2020
The detection more than a decade ago by the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope of an excess of high-energy radiation in the center of the Milky Way convinced some physicists that they were seeing…
Aug 25, 2020
Assistant Professor of Teaching Bob Pelayo teaches mathematics at UCI. But going in front of a classroom or a Zoom room is just the first step in a process that sees Pelayo helping underrepresented…