Topic: University of California-Irvine
A new study suggests that a specific kind of galaxy might hold 10 times more red dwarf stars than estimated. That would triple projections for the number of stars in the observable universe, with implications for explanations of how stars and galaxies form and evolve.
12/01/2010 01:48 pm
Even if voters pass Proposition 19 on Nov. 2, which would legalize use of marijuana in California, the Justice Department will continue to enforce federal drug laws there, Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
10/15/2010 08:06 pm
Judge Virginia Phillips on Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to stop enforcing its 'don't ask, don't tell' ban on openly gay service members. Though experts say the ruling would likely be overturned on appeal, it is an important moment for the gay-rights movement.
10/12/2010 09:40 pm
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown are not required to defend against a legal challenge to Prop. 8, the law banning same-sex marriage, the state supreme court found. So who will defend it now?
09/09/2010 07:20 pm
Don't let the hype about China make you fret. Bear these five points in mind.
07/05/2010 09:00 am
A parallel state structure for Israelis and Palestinians, not a two-state or one-state approach, has the best chance to bring lasting peace.
04/08/2010 10:52 am
China is often depicted in extremes. But in figuring out how much China has changed or how much it has stayed the same, the trick may be simply to refuse to choose between those two options.
04/07/2010 11:08 am
UC Irvine evolutionary biologist Francisco Ayala has won the 2010 Templeton Prize, which honors those who make 'an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension.'
03/25/2010 03:24 pm
Acclaimed novelist and playwright Ngugi wa Thiong’o writes of his Kenyan childhood.
03/24/2010 06:35 am
A study at the University of California Irvine says that greenhouse gas emissions 'would be lower if lawns did not exist.'
01/22/2010 04:50 pm