Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

News and Awards

Oct 25, 2022
Profs. Kurt Cuffey and David Shuster along with former postdocs Alka Tripathy-Lang and Matt Fox have developed new constraints to show that most of the relief in Yosemite Valley has been... [Read more]
Sep 22, 2022
Felipe, who studies the interior of planets through simulations of minerals at high pressures and temperatures, has received this award for his thorough reviews of Geophysical Research Letters... [Read more]
Sep 15, 2022
 Artistic rendering of the moon Chrysalis disintegrating in Saturn’s intense gravity field. The chunks of icy rock eventually collided and shattered into smaller pieces that became distributed... [Read more]
Aug 25, 2022
New findings from Jezero Crater in Mars involving Prof. David Shuster are currently featured in Berkeley New:... [Read more]
Aug 25, 2022
Research by EPS PhD student Yiming Zhang published in PNAS ( was just featured... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2022
Congratulations to EPS PhD student Tanja Kovačević on advancing to the Berkeley finals!Tanja (she/her) is a second-year Ph.D. student who studies material properties, pertaining to planetary... [Read more]
Mar 31, 2022
Save the Date:EPS CommencementTuesday, May 17th @ 2:00 PMZellerbach PlayhouseEPS students who graduated prior to the 2021–22 school year are welcome to participate.Graduates: register to walk across... [Read more]
Feb 1, 2022
CIDER 2022 Summer Program:Earth’s evolution as an inhabited worldThe CIDER 2022 summer program focuses on the evolution of physical and chemical... [Read more]
Feb 15, 2022
Mass Extinctions and Ancient Climate CatastrophesBasic Science Lights the Way  Spring 2022 Lecture SeriesUC Berkeley is renowned for cutting-edge... [Read more]