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  1. Voyager: When an earthquake happens, do plates under the earth really rub against each other or what is really happening?

    – Cortlynd B., 13, San Diego, Calif. Mar 20, 2013 – Submitted by Cortlynd B., 13, San Diego, Calif.  Many earthquakes indeed happen as a result of plates rubbing against each other. You can explore “in the laboratory” how earthquakes occur by rubbing two ...

    Last Updated: March 12 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Around the Pier: “Whale Song!”: Peer-reviewed Music for Kids

    Mar 21, 2013 Scripps graduate student sets learning about whales to music   Wake up/Make your kelp bed Breakfast/Bowl of fishheads Stretch!/Reach for that tail Get dressed/Not if you’re a whale! These are the opening lines to the first track of “Whale Son ...

    Last Updated: April 11 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Around the Pier: Postdocs Rank Scripps a Top Place to Work

    Scripps Oceanography ranked 7th best institution in the nation in The Scientist magazine Apr 08, 2013 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego was ranked among the top 10 U.S. institutions listed as “Best Places to Work: Postdocs” in the April ...

    Last Updated: April 30 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Drilling Ship Honors Scripps Oceanography Legend Walter Munk

    Science room aboard record-setting vessel now bears renowned geophysicist's name Apr 08, 2013 Already recognized as the “world’s greatest living oceanographer,” Walter Munk of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is adding a new accola ...

    Last Updated: April 9 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. OCEANS`13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, An Ocean in Common, Will Showcase Themes of Global Importance

    Call for Papers and Posters- Abstracts due May 3, 2013 Apr 02, 2013 OCEANS`13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, September 23-26, An Ocean in Common, is calling for technical papers and posters and student competition posters. Abstracts are due May 3, with complete deta ...

    Last Updated: April 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Predictions of Climate Impacts on Fisheries Can be a Mirage

    New mathematical tool developed by a Scripps scientist can help avoid misleading conclusions for species management Mar 25, 2013 In the early 1940s, California fishermen hauled in a historic bounty of sardine at a time that set the backdrop for John Stein ...

    Last Updated: May 21 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Scripps Scientists Image Deep Magma beneath Pacific Seafloor Volcano

    Vast mantle melting region below world's largest volcanic system advances theory of plate tectonics Mar 27, 2013 Since the plate tectonics revolution of the 1960s, scientists have known that new seafloor is created throughout the major ocean basins a ...

    Last Updated: June 12 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Scripps Scientists Discover 'Lubricant' for Earth's Tectonic Plates

    Hidden magma layer could play a role in earthquakes and other aspects shaping the geological face of the planet Mar 20, 2013 Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have found a layer of liquefied molten rock in Earth’s mantle th ...

    Last Updated: May 21 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps Lecture to Explore Crossroads of Science and Religion

    Free public Rosenblatt Lecture scheduled April 2 by expert on science teaching and evolution-creation debate Mar 19, 2013 Join Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego for a lively presentation at the hotly debated crossroads of science and rel ...

    Last Updated: March 20 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Scripps Researcher Receives Prestigious Royal Meteorological Society Honor

    Tim Barnett to be awarded Symons Gold Medal Mar 18, 2013 Britain’s Royal Meteorological Society has awarded Tim Barnett, an emeritus research marine geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, its Symons Gold Medal, the society’s pr ...

    Last Updated: March 21 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography