Physical Sciences

Kyle Suen standing in a field.

Natural instincts

Triple-scholarship recipient Kyle Suen furthers his love of nature through studies and research

Steven Davis

UC Irvine Earth system scientists plot pathways for climate-conscious air travel

Net-zero-emissions flying is possible by 2050 with new technologies and habits

American Association for the Advancement of Science honors six UC Irvine researchers

Scholars are recognized for their achievements in science and society

UCI researchers decipher atomic-scale imperfections in lithium-ion batteries

Team used super high-resolution microscopy enhanced by deep machine learning

Extreme distance learning

Earth system science professor teaches first session of climate change course from Antarctica

F. Sherwood Rowland (left) and Mario Molina, here in their UCI lab in the early 1970s, discovered how the ozone layer was being destroyed.

How UCI saved the ozone layer

Research by F. Sherwood Rowland and Mario Molina is at the heart of a recent U.N. report that the ozone hole is closing

UC Irvine scientists create new chemical imaging method

Technology enables visualization of chemical makeup of materials and tissue

Climate change could cause “disaster” in the world’s oceans, say UC Irvine scientists

Deep overturning circulation collapses with strong warming

Carbon dioxide pollution dropped on California freeways during pandemic

UCI researchers’ results could help cities curb future greenhouse gas emissions

UCI physicist proposes new experiment to detect dark matter in our solar system

SpaceQ mission involves atomic clocks on spacecraft placed close to the sun