NASA has awarded UCI $1.25 million as part of a new $5 million center at Cal State Los Angeles for STEM education, with an emphasis on minority students in areas such as climate change, hydrology, computational physics and data science.
What happens to an astronaut’s brain during a mission to Mars? Nothing good. It’s besieged by destructive particles that can forever impair cognition, according to a UC Irvine radiation oncology study appearing in the May 1 edition of Science Advances.
UC Irvine and other scientists have won a coveted $30 million NASA Earth Venture award for their Atmospheric Tomography Mission, which will study how air pollution affects fast-acting greenhouse gases in the global atmosphere.