Jacob Weverka in Kings Canyon - Photo Credit: Mark Wilber

Jacob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilber

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

Jacob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilber

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

acob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilbe

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

acob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilbe

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

 

Artist's rendition of laser-propelled interstellar mission - Adrian Mann
Squid Skin
Inglewood Basin

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Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
August 17, 2015
  • Keith Clarke

Location, location, location still matters in a world made smaller by the Internet and social media

Location, location, location still matters in a world made smaller by the Internet and social media - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015815/tweeting-far-and-wide#sthash.rYuwaB...
August 6, 2015
  • Wet adhesion to a mica surface: A cationic amine (pink) penetrates the hydration layer, evicting potassium ions (gold balls) and preparing the mica surface for hydrogen bonding (green aura). Photo Credit: ILLUSTRATION BY PETER ALLEN

Wet adhesion to a mica surface: A cationic amine (pink) penetrates the hydration layer, evicting potassium ions (gold balls) and preparing the mica surface for hydrogen bonding (green aura).
Photo Credit: ILLUSTRATION BY PETER ALLEN

July 22, 2015
  • Rachel Liu aboard the R/V Atlantis Photo Credit: Alexandra Phillips

UCSB students provide a first-person glimpse into the inner workings of a 10-day Gulf of Mexico cruise aboard the R/V Atlantis.

Rachel Liu aboard the R/V Atlantis
Photo Credit: Alexandra Phillips

July 20, 2015
  • Senegal kids on donkey

Prawns could be placed in water entrances in Senegal to reduce schistosomiasis
Photo Credit: Upstream Alliance

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities
  • John Bowers and postdoctoral researcher Tin Komljenovic with a wafer of integrated photonic circuitry to be manufactured by AIM Photo Credit:  Sonia Fernandez

John Bowers and postdoctoral researcher Tin Komljenovic with a wafer of integrated photonic circuitry to be manufactured by AIM
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez

Annual “Cool Schools” issue shows new trends in campus sustainability

  • MARC Initiative at UCSB

A grant from the National Institutes of Health launches a program to support UCSB undergraduates interested in careers in biomedical research.

Left to right: Arica Lubin, Ofelia Aguirre; Alexandra Barajas; Jessica Wong; Joseph Sanz; Bianca Dunn; and Craig Montell.
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez

 

  • Scott Grafton

Scott Grafton standing in front of the MRI scanner at the UCSB Brain Imaging Center.

Photo Credit: 

SPENCER BRUTTIG


- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015777/keeping-your-head-game#sthash.AhWj4...

Scott Grafton standing in front of the MRI scanner at the UCSB Brain Imaging Center.
Photo Credit: SPENCER BRUTTIG