UCSB alumnus participates in a competition with the goal of inventing a device that relays danger.
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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...
An exciting collaboration between the Chemistry Department and the Materials Research Laboratory at UCSB has unexpectedly solved a 200 year-old chemistry enigma.
Gerardo Aldana, a professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies and Anthropology Departments at UCSB, presents a new interpretation of the Venus Table, which tracks the observable phases of the planet,...
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 ...
A UCSB marine biology professor examines the apparently detrimental relationship between parrotfish and coral.
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 ...
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.
The virtual conference, titled “Climate Change: Views from the Humanities,” features over 50 speakers contributing pre-recorded talks about diverse topics such as ecopsychology, art and poetry, fo...
A Tuesday morning KCSB radio show is steadily chipping away the many mysteries and miscommunications of science and the science community.