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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Fluorescent Light Revealed as Gauge of Coral Health

    Mysterious glow of light found to correlate with coral stress prior to bleaching Mar 12, 2013 Coral reefs not only provide the world with rich, productive ecosystems and photogenic undersea settings, they also contribute an economic boost valued at hundre ...

    Last Updated: February 5 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Oregon State University Develop Professional Interpretive Certificate Program

    Online coursework aimed at park/museum/zoo/aquarium professionals and career seekers Feb 28, 2013 Recognizing the demand for more communications training in the nation's museums, parks, zoos, aquariums, and science centers, Birch Aquarium at Scripps ...

    Last Updated: July 5 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Birch Aquarium at Scripps to Host Special Musical Soirée Featuring UC San Diego Student Musicians

    10th annual campus 'Springfest' to be performed for first time at Birch Aquarium Feb 26, 2013 Date: Sunday, April 14, 2013 Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Cost: Public: $10, Aquarium members and UCSD students: $8 RSVP: 858-534-5771 or online Join Birch Aquari ...

    Last Updated: March 7 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Saharan and Asian Dust, Biological Particles End Global Journey in California

    UCSD, NOAA study is the first to show that dust and other aerosols from one side of the world influence rainfall in another Feb 26, 2013 A field study of aerosol impacts on clouds and precipitation in the Sierra Nevada shows that dust and microorganisms t ...

    Last Updated: March 7 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Vibrant Mix of Marine Life Found at Extreme Ocean Depths, Scripps Analysis Reveals

    Video analysis from James Cameron's DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition uncovers biodiversity ranging from gigantic amoebas and crustaceans to swimming sea cucumbers Feb 21, 2013 The first scientific examinations of data recorded during a record-setting exp ...

    Last Updated: May 21 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Dive into Summer Camps at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Registration begins March 11; Camps run June-August Feb 14, 2013 Explore the ocean from top to bottom during Summer Learning Adventure Camps offered through Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. These fun and engaging ocean ...

    Last Updated: February 28 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Birch Aquarium at Scripps Announces Spring Evening Lecture Series

    Topics feature climate change, atmospheric acoustics and ocean resources Feb 05, 2013 Dates: March 11, April 8 & May 13 Time: 6:30-8 p.m. Public: $8 Students/Educators: $5 RSVP: 858-534-5771 or online The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Scienc ...

    Last Updated: March 6 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography