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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...

UCSB Environmental Studies Department Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

Kayla Curtis-Evans Contributing Writer This weekend, UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) faculty, staff, and students will be celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the environmental studies department, which...

Sir Anthony Cheetham Becomes UCSB’s First Knighted Professor

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter Sir Anthony Cheetham of Manchester, a materials chemistry research professor here at U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB), is set to receive...

UCSB Professor Studying Active Matter Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Noah Treiman Contributing Writer UCSB’s physics professor Cristina Marchetti was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her study of active matter. The NAS...

The Science of Stress

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter Whether they’re an incoming freshman or four weeks from graduation, a political science major or in the College of Engineering...

An Electric Cure to Depression

Noe Padilla and Xander Apicella Staff Writers A new method of therapy uses the physics of electromagnetism to alter brain activity. Known as transcranial magnetic stimulation...

The Gaucho Experiment Promotes Middle Schoolers’ Scientific Curiosity

Noe Padilla Staff Writer On April 17, UCSB hosted a science fair in the Corwin Pavilion for the students of La Cumbre Junior High to inspire...

A Night Under the Stars with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Last Saturday, April 13, the night sky twinkled a little brighter as the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History hosted its monthly...

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?...

UCSB SASE Week: Highlighting Organization Members

Noe Padilla Last week, The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) hosted its science week. The goal of science week is to highlight members...