Growing My Own Roots

How this 3rd-generation Bruin Found a New Home at UCLA

Earth-like planets may be an inevitability

Our planet is often thought of as unique in the galaxy, with just the right conditions to support an atmosphere, liquid water and ultimately life. In fact, water is actually much more common in planets across the galaxy than anyone would have imagined just a few years ago. One of the challenges researchers face today…

Explore the Master’s in Applied Chemical Sciences

A new degree program in the department of chemistry and biochemistry.

Explore the Master of Quantum Science & Technology program

Quantum Information Science (QIS) is at the cutting edge of technology, research, and education. It brings together scientists and engineers from a wide range of disciplines including physics, materials science, electrical engineering, computer science, chemistry, and mathematics. Now, a brand new professional degree program at UCLA will place innumerable opportunities within QIS into the hands…

UCLA astronomers discover more than 300 possible new exoplanets

Findings also include a distinctive planetary system with two gas giants.

A UCLA student is working to protect firefighters from cancer

Too many firefighters are dying of cancer. UCLA’s Ph.D. student Derek Urwin aims to change that.

UCLA Professor explains benefits and uses of machine learning

Machine learning is a new tool that is being used more and more everyday across different disciplines. Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Jacob Bortnik illustrates the diverse ways to apply machine learning to Earth and space sciences in his Eos publication. Machine learning uses large and complex data steps to reveal unanticipated patterns and…

Interview with new faculty Chenfanfu Jiang

Meet Chenfanfu Jiang—an extraordinary mathematician that will be joining the UCLA Physical Sciences Division during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Geologists solve half-century mystery of a two billion year old rock holding animal traces

Geologists have been baffled by perforations in an Australian quartzite rock, identical in shape to burrows made in sands by crustaceans; the original sandy sediment is a billion years older than the oldest known animals. An international team of scientists has now resolved the mystery.