Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

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We are delighted to let you know that Walter Alvarez was appointed the 2010 Faculty Research Lecturer. This prestigious honor is awarded by the Berkeley faculty to its most distinguished...
Bill Cassata has won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations!
A newly laid, 32-mile underwater cable finally links the state\'s only seafloor seismic station with the University of California, Berkeley\'s seismic network, merging real-time data from...
Raymond Jeanloz and Lars Stixrude (an alumnus of this department) received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for the most exceptional paper in physical and mathematical sciences published in...
If smog were a kitchen creation, the recipe would go something like this: Start with a miasma of organic hydrocarbons from spilled gasoline, incomplete combustion and trees. Add nitrogen...
A new simulation of Jupiter\'s interior predicts a large rocky core surrounded by methane, water and ammonia ices, with hardly any ice in the hydrogen and helium atmosphere that makes up 95...
Walter Alvarez has won this year\'s Vetlesen Prize, considered one of the highest honors in earth sciences, and carrying an award of $250K. The award is for his discovery of a meteor impact...
The Federation of American Scientists have honored Professor Raymond Jeanloz with the prestigious Hans Bethe Award for his demonstration of the reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile in...

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