The faraway star’s bizarre flickering and fading was thought perhaps to be caused by an ET-built megastructure, but SETI chief Andrew Siemion says the evidence points to another explanation.
UC Berkeley research concludes that student evaluations are inherently sexist—and that relying on them in employment decisions can jeopardize women’s advancement in academia.
White House announces today it intends to expand the earthquake warning system co-developed by UC Berkeley—aiming for coverage on the West Coast that could give residents life-saving seconds of warning that quake tremors are headed their way.
B-boys and b-girls have been breaking on the Cal campus for two decades—they’ve put it on the map as a place where anyone can come and get down. See why:
Glynn Washington talks with Daniel Alarcón about radio storytelling with a beat: "Every tool of the radio producer’s kitchen goes into the audio experience of Snap Judgment, to get you into the mindspace of someone completely different."
How the onetime supervising architect of UC Berkeley, George Kelham, helped shape and scrape the skyline.
Gigging is one thing if you’re young, unattached and restless. It’s liable to be quite another if you’re older, have family responsibilities, and find that full-time jobs with decent salaries and benefits are almost as rare as Powerball winners.
As with any crime of passion, there was a twisted logic to my deeds. Little did I realize that none of us would figure out how to make real money while providing quality journalism, for free.
That the Third Wave has hit the Fourth Estate hard is no surprise to anyone. But journalism schools are fighting to stay relevant, training the next generation to be social media gurus and risky truth-tellers.
In California’s water crisis, the real culprit isn’t the drought but the state’s Gold Rush–era water law, which has allowed landowners to wantonly sink wells that suck ever deeper and drier. A new law aims to change that.