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  1. Around the Pier: Scripps Welcomes R/V Sally Ride

    Newest member of Scripps fleet honors first American woman in space Apr 15, 2013 “So I decided on science when I was in college.”  — Sally Ride The U.S. Navy announced that the nation’s newest ship for ocean research will be named to honor Sally Ride, the ...

    Last Updated: May 9 - 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: Giant Meteor Goes Boom for Science

    Russian meteor also had an impact on science, global monitoring Mar 27, 2013 The colossal meteor that burst through the skies over Russia on Feb. 15 at more than 40,000 miles per hour and exploded with the force of 30 atomic bombs came as a surprise to as ...

    Last Updated: May 21 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. 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

  5. Around the Pier: Emperors of the Phantom Coast

    Expedition to hidden region aims to fill gaps in the science of emperor penguins Mar 08, 2013 After spending his career at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego studying emperor penguins and other marine animals, research physiologist Jerry ...

    Last Updated: March 21 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Around the Pier: A Swell Time

    Surfers, oceanographers converge at Scripps to share a common love Mar 07, 2013 Oceanographers and surfers gathered in February at a conference held at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego to share a love of waves and an interest in predict ...

    Last Updated: March 15 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Around the Pier: The Ocean Factor

    Scripps brings adventure and innovation to X PRIZE Foundation Feb 26, 2013 Adventure and innovation were the themes of a recent visit to Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego by the X PRIZE Foundation, an educational nonprofit organization t ...

    Last Updated: March 7 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Around the Pier: Ocean Observatories Initiative Group Relocates to Scripps Campus

    Cyberinfrastructure team developing new systems to coordinate data from hundreds of ocean sensors Mar 01, 2013 The cyber brains of an ambitious network of ocean observing systems has a new place to call home. The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), fund ...

    Last Updated: May 15 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Around the Pier: Bridging the Earth Science Gap

    New Scripps fellowship program brings cutting-edge earth systems science into San Diego middle and high schools Jul 02, 2009 National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego a $3 million grant to fund a new GK- ...

    Last Updated: April 29 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Around the Pier: High School Students Focus on the Future

    Students, teachers from Compton High dive into oceanography at Scripps Sep 01, 2010 With their hands on deck in marine mud or on the controls of shipboard equipment, 20 students and four teachers from Compton High School took part in a unique summertime v ...

    Last Updated: March 10 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography