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COVID-19 Stimulates Increase in Automation

Ariel Andres Contributing Writer Now that reported COVID-19 cases have surpassed 1.4 million worldwide and businesses are trying to fill the gap left by employees, Andrew...

New Research on Quantum Computing Stems from UCSB Professors

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor A quantum revolution is coming, and UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) is leading the charge. In a talk at the Good...

The Ongoing Debate Behind Oil Rigs on the Californian Coast

Krystal Chen Staff Writer The existence of oil rigs off the coast of California has been a continuous issue in Santa Barbara over decades. Ever since...

A Spotlight On UCSB’s Flourishing Physics Department

Nicole Luu Contributing Writer The physics department at UCSB has grown into one of the largest undergraduate physics departments in the U.S., due in large part...

George Degen Wins UCSB’s 7th Annual Grad Slam

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor On Friday, Apr. 19, George Degen — a chemical engineering grad student at UCSB — won the seventh annual Grad...

UCSB Data Science Presents An APPsolutely Amazing Showcase

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor Nearly all in attendance were from the data science club, those who were not presenting waited to see how far...

Curie-osity Project Extends Membership to High School Students

Noe Padilla Staff Writer For the past three years, the Curie-osity Project has been giving young women the opportunity to visit labs at UCSB, interact with...

Data Science Club Hosts Annual Project Showcase

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer Does the phrase “machine learning” make you quiver in confusion? Do you look at a spreadsheet of data and feel brooding terror?...

A Look Into UCSB’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Xander Apicella UCSB is renowned for its emphasis on research at all levels — everyone, from freshman to professor, is encouraged to make their mark....

UCSB Hosts First Kavli BRAIN Showcase

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor UC Santa Barbara hosted its first Kavli BRAIN showcase from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Loma Pelona...