Monday, September 25th 2017

North Korean Nuclear Reactor Worries Northeast Asia

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer According to new satellite pictures, North Korea has restarted a reactor for producing plutonium in the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Institute. A Johns...

What Missing Sleep Does for a College Student

Jack Shea “I’ll stay up for an extra hour or go an extra couple of consecutive days forgoing sleep to get that assignment done...

UC’s Flagship Food Publication Marks Its Second Anniversary

Gwendolyn Wu Executive Content Editor While student publications around California extensively cover student food insecurity, agricultural innovation, and food reviews, no one does it as religiously...

UCSB Physics Professor Wins 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

Jack Shea Lars Bildsten, a University of California, Santa Barbara professor in theoretical physics, received the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics last month. Answering...

Understanding the Sea: UCSB Undergraduate Dives into Tidal Movement Research

Soobin Lee As University of California, Santa Barbara students, we’re surrounded by an ocean paradise, spoiled with unlimited access to beautiful, panoramic views of the...

Middle East Particle Accelerator Reaches Across Borders

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Nine nations in the Middle East are working together to develop a particle accelerator, known as Sesame. As a result of the...

The Unlikely Superhero Behind Eliminating Greenhouse Gases: Algae

Tanner Walker New research in Australia has shown that feeding cattle seaweed nearly eliminates methane from their burps, reducing the emissions of a major greenhouse...

Skirmantas Janusonis and the Enigma of Hyperserotonemia

Sruti Mamidanna Imagine that you are holding a brain in your hands. If we removed all the brain cells we would be left with the...

“Patient Zero” Dugas Exonerated from Blame of Spreading HIV

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Due to recent genetic research, Gaëtan Dugas, formerly known as "Patient Zero," has been exonerated from the accusations of being the one...

R/V Sally Ride: Going Where No Ship Has Gone Before

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Space has always been considered the last frontier. But generations of space research has brought us to know more about...