Scripps News Archives

Red and blue research vessel sitting in drydock Photo of the Week: All Decked Out
R/V Sally Ride sports a new coat of paint
Jun 23, 2017
A "film" drop (red) and "jet" drop (blue) from bursting bubble filmed 8 milliseconds apart. Photo illustration: Dale Stokes Differences in Sea Spray Particle Chemistry Linked to Formation Processes of Drops by Bubbles in Breaking Waves
Sea spray aerosols which seed clouds over three-fourths of the earth are formed by “film” or “jet” droplets; exposing chemical distinction could improve climate models
Jun 19, 2017
April Stabbins and Lily Simons with unicorn shrimp mural Photo of the Week: Larger Than Life
Tiny shrimp gets big mural during Costa Rica Margin Expedition
Jun 16, 2017
Number of days in Jan. 2016 surface melt was detected from passive microwave satellite observations. Image: Julien Nicolas/OSU Scientists Report Large-Scale Surface Melting Event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El Niño
An ice sheet surface twice the size of California melted in one summer in what could become a regular occurrence
Jun 15, 2017
A Scientist’s Life: Tarik Benmarhnia
Climate change epidemiologist considers human health hazards
Jun 13, 2017
Fish Love Songs May Help Protect Them From Overfishing, Study Finds
Researchers develop new acoustic method to monitor health of fisheries
Jun 13, 2017
From left, Scripps students Natalya Gallo, Matt Costa, and Lynn Waterhouse at Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York On World Oceans Day, 1,100 Commitments Made to Protect the Seas
UC San Diego delegates attending United Nations conference inspired by subnational efforts
Jun 08, 2017
Octopus on ocean floor touches robotic arm Photo of the Week: High Five at 500 Fathoms
Deep-sea octopus greets submersible Alvin
Jun 08, 2017
Two young students work with clay. Around the Pier: Summer Programs at Sally Ride Science Designed to Inspire Youth
Scripps Oceanography researchers and grad students will serve as instructors, mentors for summer classes
Jun 08, 2017
Jim Stewart Obituary Notice: James (Jim) Stewart, Pioneering Diving Officer
Associated with Scripps since the 1950s, Stewart revolutionized scientific diving programs
Jun 08, 2017
The surfboard-mounted science instrument Smartfin. Photo: Kat Hammond Around the Pier: Scripps Scientists Help Create and Distribute a “Smartfin” that Turns Surfers into Citizen Scientists
“If we get these fins in the hands of surfers, they will gather data all over the world”
Jun 07, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. Around the Pier: Indiana Jones Meets the Sea
UC San Diego launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology to study influence of marine environments on ancient societies
Jun 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: Props to You
R/V Sally Ride gets some upgrades
Jun 02, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. UC San Diego Launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology
Center co-led by Scripps Oceanography and Department of Anthropology will investigate relationship between human societies and marine environments
Jun 01, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Around the Pier: Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 30, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 25, 2017
Photo of the Week: R/V Roger Revelle, Returned
Back in San Diego after four years at sea — but not for long
May 24, 2017
Gun turret of sunken World War II B-25 off Papua New Guinea Research Highlight: Two Missing World War II B-25 Bombers Documented off Papua New Guinea
Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of five missing World War II aircraft in 2016
May 23, 2017
Photomosaic of downed B-25 bomber. Image: Project Recover Two Missing World War II B-25 Bombers Documented By Project Recover Off Papua New Guinea
Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of five missing World War II aircraft in 2016
May 23, 2017
Photo of the Week: Bending the Curve
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom highlights UC's carbon neutrality plan
May 17, 2017