Sunday, November 17th 2019

Climate Change Will Reshape Isla Vista

Jackie Caldwell If trends of rising sea levels continue, coastlines could look radically different, even within our lifetimes. Due to melting land ice and the expansion...

Platform Holly Decommissioned

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Platform Holly, the iconic structure off the coast of Goleta, will be the first oil rig off the coast of...

Seals Die from Harmful Algae Bloom

The Bottom Line Staff Report Spring brings about flourishing plant life in the ocean as well as on land. Phytoplankton blooms off the coast of...

SpaceX Successfully Landed a Rocket — Now What?

Kin Ho Staff Writer SpaceX, the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, made history just last week by successfully landing a rocket back on...

Watching Whales Go By

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Over 20,000 gray whales will pass by UCSB this spring on their journey between Mexico and Alaska. Gray whales spend their winters...

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...

U.S. Army: Calling All Biodegradable Bullet Builders

Nadean Hurtado Ever wanted to try something new to help save the environment but never known how to go about doing it? The Department of...

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...

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...

Goleta’s Devereux Slough Opens For the Winter

Tanner Walker Last week the Devereux Slough opened up for the first time this winter season. Runners, beach combers, and bird watchers all noticed the...