Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Aug 23, 2017
The first EPS seminar of the semester will take place on Thursday, 8/24 at 4pm in 141 McCone. Our speaker will be ... [Read more]
Aug 17, 2017
Friendly reminder that classes for the Fall 2017 semester commence on Wednesday, August 23.Please take note of the important dates listed below in the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar.The department is... [Read more]
Aug 17, 2017
The traditional EPS Graduate Student Scavenger Hunt took place on Tuesday, August 15 when the incoming EPS graduate student class was sent around McCone Hall to complete numerous tasks on their first... [Read more]
Aug 9, 2017
 The Society of Exploration Geophysicists gave this year’s Karcher Award to our recent alumna Jane Kanitpanyacharoen for her outstanding research on shale anisotropy. The last time this... [Read more]
Aug 7, 2017
A molten puddle deep under Iceland may reveal where volcanoes get their lavaBy Eric Hand ( 27, 2017 , 2:00 PMOn the... [Read more]
Aug 7, 2017
Students from Earth and Planetary Sciences course EPS 50, led by EPS Professors Chi-Yuen Wang and Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, visited the Marin Headlands and Point Reyes on its annual Spring trip to... [Read more]
Jul 11, 2017
The Earth and Planetary Sciences Department welcomes William Boos, PhD, to the department as its newest Associate Professor and faculty member. Hailing from Yale University, Dr. Boos completed his... [Read more]
Jun 22, 2017
Seismo Blog Seismic Dry Spell Finally Broken Courtesy From Our Sister Department: The Berkeley Seismology Laboratory Categories:  ... [Read more]
May 31, 2017
EPS 39A Takes Field Trip To Smith’s Peak In Yosemite National Park. Earth and Planetary Science Professors led students from EPS 39A on a thrilling field trip the top of Smith’s Peak, located on... [Read more]
May 31, 2017
Despite failed vision, alum running a self-guided race to his Ph.D. By Joel Bahr, | MAY 18, 2017 The first semester of his freshman year at UC Berkeley, Newton Nguyen was struggling. After... [Read more]