Unless you’ve been under a rock, you should be familiar with the zombie apocalypse hype these past few years. Shows and movies such as “The Walking Dead” and I Am Legend depict flesh-eating monster endemics in the modern world. I rarely give in to shows about zombies because I doubt [...]
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The cell phone: the one thing we’ve all become completely dependent on. Imagine a world without rubber, a world without silicon, a world without those pieces of plastic that are in your hand right now. It all started in 1600 with the fluyt, a Dutch super-ship that enabled the Dutch [...]
A team of researchers from UCSB, Vanderbilt University and West Carolina University presented their work, a study on the effects of diagram orientation on interpretation abilities, in the most recent issue of Bioscience. Andrew Stull, a researcher in UCSB’s psychology department, utilized phylogenetic trees, which are diagrams used to show [...]
The latest Mars rover Curiosity departed from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station last November and landed safely on the surface of the Red Planet on Aug. 5, 2012 making it the fourth American rover successfully sent to Mars. Curiosity is the first rover to be a part of the Mars [...]
Jatila van der Veen, a lecturer in the College of Creative Studies as well as a research associate in UCSB’s Physics Dept., created a new method in teaching introductory physics called “Noether Before Newton.” The method is named after Emmy Noether, a German mathematician known for her groundbreaking contributions to [...]