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Cosmic Watch Brings Space Exploration to Smartphones

The stars and planets above us may now be easier to spot with the development of a new app, Cosmic Watch, that turns your smartphone into an interactive 3D astronomical time device. Serving as a moder...
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50 Years of Education, Innovation and Technology

An interdisciplinary culture of innovation committed to developing new technology in ways that benefit the world, the UCSB College of Engineering has proven itself as one of the most successful public...
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Socratic Application Allows Students To Post Homework Questions, Get Answers

Socratic, a website dedicated to being an "open resource" to help students learn, launched and application this year which turns one's smartphone into a digital tutor, prompting users to take a photo ...
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UCSB Researchers Find Similarities in Chaos and Entanglement

Hearing the word "physics" evokes images of Isaac Newton sitting below a tree and coming up with his three laws of motion. Other images include heat transfer in thermodynamics and magnets; all things ...
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Desalination Plant To Reopen Next Fall

After 23 years of inactivity, Santa Barbara City Council decided to reopen the Charles E. Meyer Desalination plant in order to relieve a stage-three drought.
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UCSB-Smithsonian Scholars Program Connects Underrepresented Students to S.T.E.M.

UC Santa Barbara has expanded its pilot program for underrepresented students in science fields, funding yearly trips for local students to conduct research in Virginia under the mentorship of scienti...
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Research Explores Marine Biodiversity In Coral Reefs

Kimberly Selkoe, who has been investigating the genetic diversity of coral reefs across 13 Hawaiian Islands, published findings of a UCSB Marine Science Institute study on Wednesday.
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UCSB Professor and Nobel Laureate Walter Kohn Passes Away at 93

Walter Kohn, renowned Nobel Laureate and professor of physics, passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday afternoon, leaving behind a legacy of excellence at UCSB.
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NASA Approves Study of Ocean Carbon Cycles

In a plan recently approved by NASA, researchers from UCSB and other institutions have developed a study for a major NASA field campaign to quantify the state of the ocean carbon cycle from satellite ...
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City Rejects Desalination Plant Study Revision

Santa Barbara City Council declined to revise a study on the feasibility of alternatives for the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant at a council meeting on March 22.
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Healthcare Apps Save Money, Lose Interaction

With a rise in mobile healthcare applications, “telehealth” services such as Lemonaid Health, Maven, Doctor on Demand and Nurx are providing students with increasingly immediate medical assistance...
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