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.
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.
Dr. Haig Aintablian, who recently completed his residency in emergency medicine at UCLA, is the program’s inaugural fellow.
The findings were made possible by an algorithm developed by UCLA postdoctoral scholar Jon Zink.
Jordan Bretzfelder, a UCLA doctoral student, proposed the idea while completing a summer internship at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.
Could the very timing of a mission help shield astronauts from dangerous radiation?
Award recipients’ projects are published on eScholarship, UC’s open-access research repository.
Scientists confirm that electrons responsible for the northern lights hitch a ride on electromagnetic waves streaming toward Earth at up to 45 million mph.
Has there ever been life on Mars? Or water? UCLA scientists dig deep for answers.
Fifteen years of radar measurements by a UCLA-led team have provided critical data for understanding many of the planet’s fundamental properties.
How the fourth woman to win the prize in physics found the answer to a mystery in the stars.
The UCLA planetary scientist is deputy principal investigator for one of the NASA rover’s experiments.
UCLA’s Ghez won for the prize for physics and UC Berkeley’s Doudna won for chemistry. UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily A. Carter moderated.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
In her talk, the UCLA astrophysicist answers the question, “How do you observe something you can’t see?” among many others.
UCLA astrophysicist Andrea Ghez and UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna, both 2020 Nobel laureates, will be joined by climate change expert Emily A. Carter.