March 29, 2018
March 27, 2018
"Most exploding stars flare brightly and then slowly fade over weeks to months, but an unusual group of supernovas noticed only in the last 10 years flare up and disappear within days." Read more...
March 23, 2018
March 21, 2018
Mars’ oceans formed early, possibly aided by massive volcanic eruptions.
March 16, 2018
Four faculty members, including two from L&S, are singled out this year for one of UC Berkeley’s highest honors, the Distinguished Teaching Award.
March 14, 2018
March 13, 2018
Despite being one of two underrepresented minority scholars, and the only woman in Berkeley’s Nanoelectrics and Nanostructures Group, Amal El-Ghazaly is not isolated in her STEM field. She’s among 25 scholars from Berkeley, Stanford, Caltech and UCLA who have postdoctoral fellowships in the California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, a diverse, cross-institutional community of Ph.D. students, postdoc scholars and faculty members funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 9, 2018
March 8, 2018
Professor of Earth and Planetary Science Roland Bürgmann has just published a new study examining the effects of climate change on Bay Area water ways.
February 28, 2018
L&S Premed Advising Drop-in Wednesdays
Every Wednesday afternoon from 1-4 pm throughout the year, there is now limited premed/pre-health drop-in advising appointments available to students on a first-come, first-served basis at 206 Evans Hall.
February 27, 2018
Scientists from UC Berkeley, the University of Toronto and Lehigh University in Pennsylvania have begun to identify the algorithms humans have used over the last thousand years to give words new meanings.
An oft-neglected layer of weathered rock underlying the soil on hillslopes could be a significant reservoir for water, providing critical moisture for trees during droughts, according to a new study by scientists from UC Berkeley and the University of Texas at Austin. Read more...
February 26, 2018
Scientists have obtained their first view of the initial burst of light from the explosion of a massive star -- a species of exploding star that was first identified by UC Berkeley Professor of Astronomy Alex Filippenko back in 1987. Read more...