Physicists announced today that they may have caught glimpses of the Higgs boson, but the signals they see are not yet robust enough to meet the stringent requirements they have set for announcing an official discovery.
InterDigital announced the InterDigital Innovation Challenge, a wireless technology research contest in collaboration with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at UC San Diego. To be formally launched in early 2012, the challenge will nurture and accelerate…
Jeffrey B. Graham, a research physiologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, died of cancer at his home in San Diego Dec. 8. He was 70 years old.
If TED Talks are all about “Ideas Worth Spreading,” then the University of California, San Diego—the most well-represented institution at TEDx San Diego—is clearly fertile ground for those ideas to take seed, flourish and grow.
The lineup of presentations at an extreme weather workshop taking place today at Scripps Institution of Oceanography sounds like an overview of biblical plagues, but in fact the event’s conveners said California needs to expect more episodes of what insurers would consider “acts of God.”
Margaret Leinen recalls that when Nobel Prize-winning physicist Paul Crutzen wrote a 2006 essay exploring the feasibility of geoengineering, the late Stanford climatologist Stephen Schneider noted that in Crutzen, “the messenger was the message.”
Howling winds and pouring rain didn’t deter the crews of sailors and crowds of sailing fans who lined San Diego Bay for the start of the America’s Cup World Series during an unseasonably cool Saturday in mid-November. Clearer skies prevailed and the races took off.
UC San Diego has placed a school-record six players on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II All-West Region Team. In addition, senior forward Sarah McTigue was named to the NSCAA All-America Third Team.
For more than a century, Scripps Institution of Oceanography has been on the leading edge of ocean, atmospheric, and earth science. And academia. The creative drive of forward-thinking Scripps leaders led to the establishment of UC San Diego more than 50 years ago.
Keith Marzullo, Dean M. Tullsen and Amin Vahdat, all professors in the department of computer science & engineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering, have been named Fellows of The Association of Computing Machinery.