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How Could a Piece of the Moon Become a Near-Earth Asteroid? Researchers Have an Answer

October 23, 2023

A team of astronomers has found a new clue that a recently discovered near-Earth asteroid, Kamo`oalewa, might be a chunk of the moon.

Prominent Seismologist Unlocks Antarctica’s Secrets at Public Lecture

September 4, 2014

…create images of the earth’s interior has been selected to receive the 2014 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Douglas Wiens, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, will present the…

UC San Diego Organizes 2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences

February 24, 2017

Researchers in earth sciences and information technology at UC San Diego are organizing a three-day Grand Challenges workshop May 31 to June 2 in La Jolla, Calif., on the topic of “Big Data and the Earth Sciences.”

UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences

October 6, 2015

The journal Nature ranked UC San Diego first in the United States and fourth worldwide in earth and environmental research in a new survey that rated institutions based on their total contribution to studies published in major science journals.

U.S. News & World Report Names UC San Diego Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

March 11, 2014

The 2015 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the sciences.

Experimenting in Space to Help Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth

November 19, 2020

…Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth Structural engineer Ingrid Tomac and Ph.D. student Mahta Movasat. What can the International Space Station teach us about mudslides here on Earth? Here is the connection: UC San Diego engineers are trying to better understand the role gravity plays in mudslides. That is why in…

Novel Experiments Give Glimpses of Earth’s Interior Dynamics

June 11, 2015

Results from new geophysical experiments led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are helping scientists understand the complex forces unfolding tens of miles below the planet’s surface.

Three Earth-Sized Planets Found Orbiting a Tiny Nearby Star

May 2, 2016

An international team of astronomers composed of UC San Diego astrophysicists has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting near the “habitable zone” of an ultracool dwarf star, the first planets ever discovered around such a tiny and dim star.

Alice C. Tyler Perpetual Trust Gives $125,000 for Sally Ride Scholarship at UC San Diego

March 9, 2016

Scholarship, honoring late astronaut Sally Ride, will support students committed to protecting the planet

New Study Helps Pinpoint When Earth’s Plate Subduction Began

December 9, 2020

According to findings published Dec. 9 in the journal Science Advances, Earth’s plate subduction could have started 3.75 billion years ago, reshaping Earth’s surface and setting the stage for a planet hospitable to life.

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