Abraham Amiri, who escaped the Taliban, is pursuing his passion for planetary sciences — and inviting the UCLA community to join in.
A UCLA-led study of NASA’s DART mission determined that the strategy presents previously unanticipated risks.
The small, distant galaxy JD1 is typical of the kind that burned off hydrogen fog left over from the Big Bang.
A UCLA-led team of astronomers found, surprisingly, that there are no young binary stars near the Milky Way’s black hole.
A UCLA-led study looks at how water might be formed by planets across the galaxy and why Earth-like planets may be common.
Research by UCLA and Keck Observatory scientists concluded that the object, X7, could be a debris cloud from a stellar collision.
The professor, who started teaching at UCLA in 1981, is being honored for his contributions to two NASA missions.
“Enceladus is giving us free samples of what’s hidden deep below,” says Ashley Schoenfeld, a UCLA doctoral student.
Anyone with a computer or smartphone can help scientists classify radio signals that could reveal existence of intelligent life elsewhere.
The honorees are Roger Wakimoto, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, Kenneth Nagy, Yi Tang, Tommaso Treu, Christine Dunkel Schetter and Gary Orfield.
UCLA scientists have discovered that minerals were being produced through reactions with water more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Studies led by UCLA astrophysicists shed light on how hydrogen fog burned away after the Big Bang.
The annual list compiled by Clarivate identifies scholars whose work has been referenced most often in studies published by other researchers.
Donna Elbert’s predictions about planetary magnetic fields deserve recognition, say UCLA researchers who have built on her work.
The rover’s RIMFAX instrument, co-led by UCLA’s David Paige, has found unexpectedly tilted rock layers beneath the Jezero crater.
People could potentially live and work in lunar pits and caves with steady temperatures in the 60s.
UCLA-led research on a white dwarf 86 light-years from Earth sheds light on the systemic chaos that occurs when a star dies.
The UCLA professor speaks about why even non-scientists should be intrigued by space research and how the new organization will foster scholarly collaboration.
UCLA astronomer Alice Shapley will discuss the origins of our galaxy in a virtual event, May 17.
The comet could be as large as 85 miles across but is not a threat, according to UCLA professor David Jewitt.
Ready for mission to International Space Station, alumna Jessica Watkins reflects on her journey so far
The astronaut, who earned a doctorate from UCLA in 2015, will be the first Black woman to complete a long-term mission on the ISS.
The professor of Earth, planetary and space sciences will lead a radio astronomy search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
The rapid downpours, which can affect satellites and space travel, result from whistler waves affecting Earth’s magnetosphere, scientists say.
A red giant called V Hya is undergoing rapid evolution as it ends its life in a blaze of glory before shutting down energy production.
The findings were made possible by an algorithm developed by UCLA postdoctoral scholar Jon Zink.