Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Dec 11, 2017
The annual Earth and Planetary Science Santa Barbara’s Day event took place on December 7 and was a rousing success thanks to the leadership of the department’s graduate students.The event combined... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
The International Space Station (ISS) made a rare appearance over campus on November 27 and 29 flying over South Hall on the UC Berkeley Campus.South Hall was the first home of the Department of... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
A minor, but persistent, wind storm produced gusts in the Bay Area creating a rare opportunity for UC Berkeley students and staff to view the Farallon Islands from McCone Hall.Located 30 miles off... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
The annual online fundraising event for U.C. Berkeley and the Department of Earth and Planetary Science will be returning in 2018 on March 8.The Big Give is an online fundraising event that began in... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
  Astro/Science Photos buffs were out in force as the first (and only) supermoon of 2017 rose over the Bay Area skies.Nicknamed the “Cold Moon,” the rising full moon on December 3 was the... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
During its annual holiday party, staff and students from the Berkeley Seismology Lab (the sister department of EPS) celebrated diversity by inscribing holiday messages in various languages-including... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
 On December 1, the Earth Sciences and Map library, located in McCone Hall, held a special open house to show off its new reading room lounge for use by students, faculty and staff.The Earth... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
A new geochemistry laboratory is taking shape on the fourth floor of McCone Hall.Beginning in September of 2016, what was previously the machine shop in McCone has been transformed into a state-of-... [Read more]
Dec 8, 2017
From The Vice Provost for Graduate Studies Fiona M. Doyle:I invite you to encourage your graduate students to enter the competition for the fourth annual system-wide Grad Slam: a UC-... [Read more]
Dec 5, 2017
 Earth and Planetary Science doctorial candidate Kristen Fauria presented her Exit Seminar to the staff, students, and guest of the department on Thursday, November 30.With a packed house,... [Read more]

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