Sunday, September 22

New method helps predict quakes

UCLA seismologists are shaking things up with a new method that may allow scientists to predict earthquakes months in advance. The team of scientists from Russia, United States, Japan and France included experts in pattern recognition, geodynamics and statistical physics. Read more...


Mars madness

The recent successful landing of NASA’s Spirit Mars Exploration rover had a deep impact on planetary science at UCLA and around the world. “The Spirit rover provides a real sense of vicarious exploration,” said David Paige, a professor in the UCLA Department of Earth and Space Sciences. Read more...


Briefs

UC and CSU awarded funds for energy-efficiency utilities The University of California and the California State University were awarded $12 million by the California Public Utilities Commission to be split between the two institutions for energy-efficiency programs. Read more...







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