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THREE IN UCI PHYSICAL SCIENCES BECOME 2021 AAAS FELLOWS
They join a list that includes scientists like Thomas Edison.
Jan 28, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
From unraveling the intricacies of how the climate crisis will unfold, to why galaxies look the way they do, UCI scientists cast their light far. 
Jan 19, 2022
The dean of UCI Physical Sciences, Professor James Bullock, takes a look back at what happened in 2021.
Jan 10, 2022
The American west faced an unprecedented year of climate disasters in 2021.
Jan 4, 2022
While the sheen from the major oil spill in October in Orange County has dissipated, some local scientists are taking a deep dive into how the spill may have affected some microscopic creatures.
Dec 17, 2021
Starting with a survey that’s open now, the collaboration will help Physical Sciences better implement its DEI initiatives.
Dec 15, 2021
Chemistry Ph.D. student Allie Zito works to make technology that can pluck planet-warming carbon dioxide straight out of the air.
Dec 5, 2021
As earth-observing satellites, aircraft and ocean buoys churn out ever-rising amounts of information about our planet, data managers turn to cloud computing and artificial intelligence
Dec 5, 2021
As earth-observing satellites, aircraft and ocean buoys churn out ever-rising amounts of information about our planet, data managers turn to cloud computing and artificial intelligence
Nov 30, 2021
The group uplifts scientists hailing from underrepresented populations by showing them what’s possible.
Nov 18, 2021
UCI study links rising temperatures to higher blaze risk.
Nov 17, 2021
Rising summer temperatures could lead to an exponential increase in the number of wildfires and acres burned in the Sierra Nevada in California, researchers have found.
Nov 17, 2021
The research adds to a growing body of work finding that climate change is increasing fire risk in California and elsewhere in the West.

The Department of Earth System Science acknowledges our presence on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, who still hold strong cultural, spiritual and physical ties to this region.