Physical Sciences

New crystal production method could enhance quantum computers and electronics

UC Irvine researchers make ultra-thin bismuth material for flexible technologies

UC Irvine-led team uncovers ‘vigorous melting’ at Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier

Satellite radar data show kilometer-scale seawater intrusion, causing ice to rise and fall

Two male scientists in a research laboratory.

UC Irvine-led research team discovers new property of light

Photon momentum discovery unlocks novel, silicon-based optoelectronic capabilities

UC Irvine astronomers’ simulations support dark matter theory

The tests addressed the elusive matter’s existence despite it never having been observed

From left, Jenny Yang, Daniel Guillen, Tim Tait and Filipp Furche.

4 UC Irvine researchers are elected AAAS fellows

Scholars are honored for their efforts to advance science or its applications

Left to right, Hui Wang, Allison Welch and Jinhyuk Kim, graduate students in the UC Irvine Department of Earth System Science.

UC Irvine researchers shine light on rapid changes in Arctic and boreal ecosystems

The changes point toward increasingly unstable ecosystems at high latitudes

Three men collecting water from an open well

UC Irvine scientist helps link climate change to Madagascar’s megadrought

The finding may help policymakers respond to the crisis

A glacier in a fjord in Greenland.

Grounding zone discovery explains accelerated melting under Greenland’s glaciers

UC Irvine researchers suggest we may be underestimating severity of sea level rise

Lead study authors Adam Thomas (right) and Paulus Bauer (left) hold a brake rotor and caliper next to the lathe they and their UCI team used to measure car brake emissions.

UC Irvine study: vehicle brakes produce charged particles that may harm public health

The work could help efforts to contain an important source of air pollution

Reines Lecture at UC Irvine: UCLA astronomer and Nobel laureate Andrea Ghez

EVENT: 2024 Reines Lecture: “From the possibility to the certainty of a supermassive black hole” WHEN/WHERE: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, Irvine Barclay Theater, UC Irvine campus. INFORMATION: Media planning to attend should contact Brian Bell at 949-565-5533 or bpbell@uci.edu. Attendance and parking are complimentary for media who RSVP in advance. BACKGROUND: The 2024 Reines […]