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  1. Around the Pier: Scripps Graduate Takes Biofuel Message to Baja Road Race

    Nov 07, 2012 A cluster of scientists around San Diego believe tiny marine algae are the world’s best solution to developing a clean energy source that could someday power the vehicles of the future and dramatically lessen the United States’ dependence on ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Around the Pier: Remembering the Life of a Scripps Namesake

    Robert P. Scripps was the the last surviving grandson of Scripps Oceanography co-founder E.W. Scripps and a devoted supporter of the institution bearing his family name Nov 02, 2012 The death of Robert P. Scripps of Fredericksburg, Texas on Oct. 18 at the ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Around the Pier: Scripps Alum Named to Whaling Commission Post

    CMBC grad Ryan Wulff appointed deputy United States commissioner of the International Whaling Commission Oct 25, 2012 Former Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, student Ryan Wulff has been appointed Deputy United States Commissioner to the ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Around the Pier: U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet Commander Visits Scripps Ship Facility

    Common threads of military, science missions highlighted during briefing Oct 25, 2012 UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography recently hosted the commander of the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, presenting an overview of Scripps resources and research th ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Around the Pier: Fireworms at Mission Bay

    Punctual pairings set local shorelines aglow Oct 12, 2012 I don’t often get emails with the subject “glowing fireworms.”   Even “fireworms” would have been strange enough to catch my attention, but the suggestion that these worms were not only fiery but g ...

    Last Updated: February 28, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Around the Pier: Scripps Now Powering Point Loma Ship Facility with the Sun

    Nimitz Marine Facility installs photovoltaic system Oct 07, 2012 At the conclusion of a recent 30-day research cruise, I excitedly hurried down the gangplank to meet my wife. She gave me a big hug and said, “you smell like diesel!” Unfortunately, burning ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Around the Pier: U.S. Ambassador Tours R/V Roger Revelle

    Visit in Fiji follows successful student-led Tonga Trench deep-sea expedition Oct 05, 2012 To highlight the value of oceanographic exploration and the need to inspire future generations of young scientists, U.S. Ambassador to Fiji Frankie A. Reed toured S ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Around the Pier: ‘It Should All Look Seamless as One UC San Diego’

    Scripps will be an integral part of the strategic planning process led by new UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla Oct 03, 2012 A good portion of Pradeep K. Khosla’s belongings are still in banker’s boxes stacked next to a hutch in his office, but al ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Around the Pier: Could Algae Kill Two Birds with One Stone?

    New collaboration will test organism’s ability to consume greenhouse gas and create an energy source Aug 08, 2012 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) will design an innovative system in which alga ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Around the Pier: Academics Rate Scripps One of the World’s Best Places to Work

    A survey by The Scientist magazine lists Scripps among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” internationally Aug 03, 2012 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego was ranked 15 th in The Scientist magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Acade ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography