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Shooting for the Moon

UC San Diego alumnae Jessica Meir and Kate Rubins selected to NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024

More Pollutants Could Remain in Atmosphere With Less Light Rain

New study shows effects of rainfall on pollutants vary by the severity of precipitation

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Rachel Chen

Undergraduate student examines cephalopods and their role in the diet of longnose lancetfish

Aerial view of Millenium Arches in Guadalajara, Mexico. Photo: Huds79/iStock

Study Says Urban Design Can Slow the Spread of COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases

Neighborhood-level data can help make urban geography a key forecast tool during outbreaks, researchers say

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Antarctic Geographic Feature Named in Honor of Scripps Glaciologist Helen Amanda Fricker

The U.K. Antarctic Place-Names Committee honors British individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to furthering Antarctica's understanding, protection, and management

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Fish for Dinner – With a Side of Awareness

Upcoming celebration highlights sustainable seafood leadership

William Newman: 1927-2020

William Newman: 1927-2020

Marine biologist was renowned expert on seafloor barnacles, valued mentor

William Riedel: 1927-2020

Paleontologist’s work helped understand geologic history

Detail of Coronaviridae life cycle

Researchers Identify Natural Products with Potential Efficacy Against Coronavirus, Ebola, and Other Lethal Viruses

Review of the life histories of RNA viruses and the compounds that could disrupt them offers hope for curtailment of future pandemics

Erosion monitoring, Torrey Pines State Beach. Photo: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego

Surveys Identify Relationship between Waves, Coastal Cliff Erosion

Study shows waves, rainfall important parts of erosion process, providing new opportunity to improve forecasts

Scripps Student Spotlight: Camille Pagniello

Graduate student researches marine life through an array of sensory monitoring systems to decode ocean properties

The DURIP awarded to Matthew Dzieciuch will fund acquisition of a low-frequency sound source. The instrument will complement two existing sources that were part of the Coordinated Arctic Acoustic Thermometry Experiment (CAATEX) including the one pictured here. Photo by Daniel Fatnes, Norwegian Coast Guard.

UC San Diego Receives 7 DURIP Awards from Department of Defense

University tops UC system in number of awards

New Study Redefines Understanding of Where Icebergs Put Meltwater into the Southern Ocean

The findings pave the way for large Antarctic icebergs to be used in global climate models

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Midlife Refit of Research Vessel Roger Revelle Completed

Upgrades improve scientific capabilities and extend life of one of the most capable ships in U.S. academic fleet

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New Study Helps Pinpoint When Earth’s Plate Subduction Began

Several billion-year-old rocks tell the story of the planet’s transition from alien landscape to one of continents, oceans, and ultimately life

Is Arctic Warming Behind a Monster Saharan Dust Storm?

A June 2020 event set a record for size of a dust mass sent across the Atlantic

MOSAIC

Scripps scientists return from year-long polar drift experiment

A photo essay from the Arctic Ocean

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Scripps Geophysicist Peter Shearer Awarded AGU’s Inge Lehmann Medal

American Geophysical Union recognizes contribution to the understanding of earthquakes

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Scientists Call for Decade of Concerted Effort to Enhance Understanding of the Deep Seas

Decade of Ocean Science offers opportunity for discovery

Scripps Student Spotlight: Doug Sweeney

Graduate student is researching how marine bacteria produce antibacterial and anticancer compounds

David Sandwell

Five UC San Diego Experts Elected AAAS Fellows in 2020

Scripps Oceanography's David Sandwell among those recognized by American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Celebrating Native American Excellence at Scripps

Researchers describe the importance of Indigenous representation in science

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StartBlue Program Receives Funding to Boost Ocean-Focused Startups

Accelerator program set to launch Fall 2021 at UC San Diego thanks to a grant by the Economic Development Administration and philanthropic supporters

Residents watch downtown San Francisco burn in aftermath of 1906 quake

What Makes an Earthquake a Star?

Scripps Oceanography geophysicist considers what makes some quakes celebrities

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