Winter 2017 – The Power Issue

The Power Issue

 

Features

Power Shift

Fracking changed everything. Now what?
By Glen Martin
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The Power of …

… Fire, Water, CRISPR, Speech, Slogans, Man. 
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Lab + Field

Truth and Power

The latest research suggests that power doesn’t corrupt, exactly.
By Krissy Eliot
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Super Curious Mario

Inquisitive bots learn better.
By Virgie Hoban
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Charging Ahead

California’s electric-car future. 
By Kali Persall
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A Quantum of Awesome

Berkeley scientists must rewrite computer science to use their new computer.
By Kali Persall
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No Rest for the Wikied

Researchers find that Wikipedia not only reflects scientists’ work, but also shapes it.
By Virgie Hoban
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Arts + Letters

Roots Music

The deeply intertwined history of Cal and Rolling Stone.
By Peter Richardson
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Sather Gate

Gravitational Gravitas

A fascination with Big Science led Cal alum Barry Barish to a 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.
By Virgie Hoban
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A Tale of Two Speakers

In her quarterly column, Chancellor Christ contrasts two recent events at UC Berkeley.
By Carol T. Christ
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Out of the Gate

Mar-a-Lago on the Line

“I miss the days when I had Trump on speed-dial.”
By Josh Sens
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Perspectives

Editor’s Note

The power of Berkeley
By Wendy Miller
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Share Your Own Insight

Have a perspective on the topic that we somehow failed to include? Share it with us now.
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