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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

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Rachel Chen

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

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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

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

Scripps Student Spotlight: Camille Pagniello

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

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Scripps Geophysicist Peter Shearer Awarded AGU’s Inge Lehmann Medal

American Geophysical Union recognizes contribution to the understanding of earthquakes

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

A Scientist's Life: Adam Young

Coastal morphologist assesses erosion risk with drone-based lasers, photogrammetry, and buried sensors

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Jeramy Dedrick

Climate sciences PhD student studies the physical and chemical processes affecting low cloud formation in marine environments

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Alyssa Demko

PhD student fascinated by chemistry in the natural world pursues research on microbes

Mario Molina

Obituary Notice: Nobel Laureate Mario Molina

Pioneering atmospheric chemist

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Recognizing Latinx and Hispanic Excellence at Scripps

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we interviewed several members of the Latinx community at Scripps, including faculty, students, staff, and researchers

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Channing Prend

PhD student seeks answers about the Southern Ocean in order to better understand how it aids the global climate system

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Scripps Alumni Spotlight: V. Elliott Smith

Researcher and author V. Elliott Smith, PhD '68, reflects on his career and discusses his new mystery novel

A Scientist’s Life: Jade d’Alpoim Guedes

Archaeologist considers how history can guide society as it deals with climate change

Scripps Student Spotlight: Gabriela Negrete-García

Passionate PhD student pursues research on climate change affecting phytoplankton communities in the Arctic

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Scripps Welcomes Eight New Community Engagement Fellows

Community Engagement Fellows dedicate their efforts to developing equity, diversity, and inclusion for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography community

Tammy Russell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Tammy Russell

Scripps PhD student studying seabird foraging ecology finds ways to support conservation

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Scientific Workboat Expands Student Research Opportunities

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster is opening up nearshore research off Southern California

Lauren Kim

Scripps Student Spotlight: Lauren Kim

PhD student studying storm waves is determined to help make positive direct impacts on climate change

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