Physical Sciences

Photo of Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tuscon, Arizona.

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument early data release holds nearly 2 million objects

UC Irvine-led mission’s cosmic maps include galaxies, quasars and stars in the Milky Way

UC Irvine-led interdisciplinary team delves into a heated debate about humidity

Under climate change, moist heat stress is expected to worsen public health outcomes

Katy Rodriguez Wimberly (left) and Manuel Paul (right).

Fulfilling the promise

UCI Cal-Bridge graduates secure state higher-education faculty positions

Class of 2023 graduate Paul Hurst, Ph.D., chemistry

#IamUCI – Paul Hurst

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Paul Hurst, Ph.D., chemistry

UCI, NASA JPL researchers discover a cause of rapid ice melting in Greenland

Study suggests extent of future sea level rise could be vastly underestimated

UC Irvine physicists discover first transformable nano-scale electronic devices

The finding has potential to fundamentally change the nature of these items

Scientists discover a way Earth’s atmosphere cleans itself

UC Irvine chemist helped shed light on the formation of an air-clearing molecule

UCI researchers join DOE-funded project to reinvent lithium-ion battery recycling

R&D effort is aimed at improving environmental sustainability and lowering costs

UC Irvine Earth system scientists uncover ice-age shift in Pacific Ocean circulation

Fossil radiocarbon measurements show effect on CO2 uptake, carbon storage and climate

The FASER particle detector that received CERN approval to be installed at the Large Hadron Collider in 2019 has recently been augmented with an instrument to detect neutrinos.

UC Irvine-led team is first to detect neutrinos made by a particle collider

Discovery promises to help physicists understand nature of universe’s most abundant particle