Abby Kavner

  • Professor
  • UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Professor Kavner is a professor in two departments at UCLA: Chemistry & Biochemistry and Earth, Planetary, & Space Sciences. Her education and career have taken her all across the United States and even to Spain! Professor Kavner is an expert in mineral chemistry and geoscience and wants to preserve a clean environment and address the effects of climate change in her work.


  • Earth: Hot and Cold

    Earth is hot on the inside, so hot that iron melts. And it is much cooler on the surface. Since heat always flows from high temperature to low temperature, that means the Earth is slowly cooling. How quickly is the Earth cooling? How does heat get from the inside to the outside? What is the […]