Laboratory experiments showing the formation of a Taylor column, which is one of the canonical of rapidly rotating fluid dynamics as exists in many geophysical settings.
Scott Sheppard explains how he uses powerful telescopes to detect distant asteroids sharing the orbit of Neptune
Visit UCLA for a day of hands-on science activities!
David Paige explains why studying ice on Mercury is important for understanding the origins of life on Earth and the habitability of extrasolar planets.
David Paige explains how organic material brought to Mercury by comets creates a dark crust over subsurface ice in permanently shadowed regions.
David Paige explains how he uses a thermal model of Mercury to locate surface and subsurface ice in the north polar region.
Guest interview with astronomer Pedro Lacerda
Guest astronomer Pedro Lacerda describes his work into small bodies