Since 1963, eight Bruins have flown into space. Today, UCLA scientists are creating a new constellation of Bruin brilliance.
A Nobel Prize winner, a tribute to Walt Cunningham, a new space medicine fellowship and more.
The professor researches radioactive contaminant control programs and calibration techniques to improve sensitivity of dark matter detectors.
Sept. 8 is the anniversary of the TV show’s debut. We asked 2 UCLA scholars to talk about the generation-spanning galactic phenomenon.
UCLA-led research finds human-generated greenhouse gases are responsible for the troubling changes in the upper atmosphere.
A UCLA-led study of NASA’s DART mission determined that the strategy presents previously unanticipated risks.
During her four years at UCLA, Sam Vi-Tang found her calling — and friends she will never forget.
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.
“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.
A study by UCLA physicists overcame the effects of Earth’s gravity, simulating conditions on other planets and stars.
UCLA scientists have discovered that minerals were being produced through reactions with water more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Seismic waves from the largest marsquake ever detected revealed possible past meteoroid impact.
Studies led by UCLA astrophysicists shed light on how hydrogen fog burned away after the Big Bang.
UCLA’s Dr. Haig Aintablian, campus’s first space medicine fellow, will have a role in shaping the next generation of flight physicians.
Two CubeSats monitoring space radiation since 2018 have returned to Earth as shooting stars, next generation is coming.
A laser-powered mini-rocket could find humans a new home.
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.
Thanks to the physicist’s expertise, the LUX-ZEPLIN has begun its hunt for the universe’s most elusive particles.
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.