Month: June 2013

China is outsourcing carbon within its own borders, UCI and others find

Just as the U.S. outsources dangerous carbon dioxide emissions to China, rich coastal provinces in that country are outsourcing emissions to
poorer provinces in the interior, according to UC Irvine and other climate researchers.

UCI scientists size up universe’s most lightweight dwarf galaxy

Irvine, Calif., June 10, 2013 – The least massive galaxy in the known universe has been measured by UC Irvine scientists, clocking in at just 1,000 or so stars with a bit of dark matter holding them together. The findings, made with the world’s most powerful telescopes at the W. M. Keck Observatory and published today […]

Upcoming Amazon wildfire season risk is high, UCI and NASA researchers find

This year’s wildfire season could be a rough one in already ravaged Amazon rain forests, according to new predictions by UC Irvine and NASA scientists.

UCI chemist Sergey Nizkorodov receives AGU Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award

UCI chemist wins award for excellence in research and leadership.

Silver speaks at congressional briefing, gets NSF grant to study aftermath of Boston bombings

Psychology & social behavior professor Roxane Cohen Silver participated Thursday, April 25, in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., and during the trip also was awarded a National Science Foundation rapid response research grant to examine the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

G.P. Li

Collaborator in chief

Don’t let the piles of paperwork fool you – G.P. Li has a systematic strategy for pursuing innovation

Donald Blake

Chasing clean air

Led by Donald Blake, UCI scientists have been on a decades-long global quest to measure atmospheric pollution

Humanities duo named Dickson Emeriti Professors

Chancellor Michael Drake recently announced that history professor Keith Nelson and English professor J. Hillis Miller had been appointed Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professors.