Sunday, November 17th 2019

Science in the Age of Trump

Jack Alegre Staff Writer With the appointment of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State and rumors of vaccine-skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. being courted...

Walking Fish Are Another Step Toward Evolution

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Imagine a salamander speeding away from you as you walk around your favorite part of campus. Now exchange the legs for fins...

A Pelican’s Perspective on Coastal Commission Developments

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor California has 1,100 miles of pristine coastline. From the shores of Crescent City to the La Jolla cliffs, the golden...

The Science of Music

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor Music gives us unique insights into pop culture that reflect dominant social views, shared values, stylistic trends, and even our own psychology....

Hurricane Matthew Sweeps the Southeast

Matthew Lee and Quincy Lee Staff Writer and Science and Tech Editor As you may or may not have heard in recent news, Hurricane Matthew swept through...

NASA Discovers Proof of Liquid Water on Mars

Rishika Kenkre Image Courtesy of NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Through the use of their Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), NASA has found proof of liquid water currently flowing on...

UCSB’s Kavli Institute Offers Talks on Neuroscience, Physics, and Even Music

Mimi Liu Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) regularly holds a variety of programs and public talks, and...

Mars or Bust: The Ongoing Exploration of the Red Planet

Julian Levy With the recent launch of two new Mars-bound spacecraft, as well as the discovery of water in the soil of Mars, the red...

Breakthrough Lab-Grown Kidneys Show Positive Results

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Researchers in Japan have successfully grown a functioning kidney using stem cells. Although the research has only...

The Large Hadron Collider Commences its Second Run

Judy Lau Staff Writer After two years of repairs and upgrades, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator is back in action. The Large Hadron...