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First A-bomb casts light on Moon's origin

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

How did the Moon form 4.5 billion years ago, and why is it so different from the Earth? According to a team at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego led by John Day, part of the answer may come from a mineral created by the first nuclear bomb in 1945. Show More Summary

First nuclear explosion helps test theory of moon's formation

(University of California - San Diego) In a new study, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego Professor James Day and colleagues examined the chemical composition of zinc and other volatile elements...Show More Summary

Swarm of underwater robots mimics ocean life

Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an extraordinary new tool to study ocean currents and the tiny creatures they transport. Swarms of these underwater robots helped answer some basic questions about the most abundant life forms in the ocean—plankton.

Swarm of underwater robots mimics ocean life

(University of California - San Diego) Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an extraordinary new tool to study ocean currents and the tiny creatures they transport. Show More Summary

Study finds parrotfish are critical to coral reef health

An analysis of fossilized parrotfish teeth and sea urchin spines by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego showed that when there are more algae-eating fish on a reef, it grows faster.

See a fantastically strange red seadragon on video for the first time

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Scientists declared the ruby seadragon a new species in 2015, but that was based on dead specimens in a museum. Now though, Scripps Institution of Oceanography biologist Greg Rouse who led the team that originally discovered the species,...Show More Summary

Video Of A Ruby Seadragon In The Wild Captured For The First Time

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video captured by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Western Australian Museum of a ruby seadragon filmed in its natural habitat for the first time. The ruby seadragonShow More Summary

Researchers capture first glimpse of ruby seadragons in the wild

In hopes of getting a rare glimpse of the newly discovered third species of seadragon, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Western Australian Museum led a scientific expedition off the coast of Western Australia to find Ruby Seadragons in the wild.

Study shows how marine microbes recycle iron from the debris of dead algae

A new study from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla, California, shows the molecular machinery that helps move iron through the marine environment. The researchers report this week in mSystems, an open access journal from...Show More Summary

Researchers capture video of false killer whale's encounter with longline

(University of California - San Diego) A team of researchers and fishermen, coordinated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego scientist Aaron Thode, used video and audio recordings to observe false killer whales removing fish from a longline fishing hook, a behavior known as depredation. Show More Summary

Lawnmowers of the sea

(University of California - San Diego) In a new study, a Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego-led research team examined the unique grazing roles of algae-eating herbivores on coral reefs to learn more about how they help keep corals from being overgrown by seaweeds.

FLOATING AIRPORTS FOR AMERICA'S COASTS?

--WALTER MUNK, SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY, PROPOSES A FLOATING AIRPORT FOR CALIFORNIA AND SAN DIEGO What happens when San Diego outgrows its $1 billion expansion of Lindbergh Field? Some 17 million passengers used Lindbergh each year. Show More Summary

Dispatch from COP22: The Dangers of Dust In a Warming World

At COP22, scientists from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography addressed the problems increasing desertification -- and the dust that comes with it -- pose for communities around the world.

Seminar: “Ocean acidification and marine phytoplankton”, 17 November 2016, SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography

Speaker: Francois Morel Location: Hubbs 4500 Time: 3:00pm For more information on this event, contact: Jane Willenbring, jwillenbring(at)ucsd.edu Go to website.Filed under: Courses and training

Earth’s Carbon Levels Continue to Climb as Oxygen Levels Drop, Worrying Scientists and Environmentalists

A recent post on the website for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography brought some foreboding news for scientists and environmentalists – and mankind in general. According to Scripps, carbon levels in the Earth’s atmosphere crossed a dangerous, and quite possibly longterm, threshold this month. Show More Summary

Study finds earthquakes can trigger near-instantaneous aftershocks on different faults

According to a new study by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, a large earthquake on one fault can trigger large aftershocks on separate faults within just a few minutes. These...Show More Summary

New Study Challenges Assumption of Asbestos' Ability to Move in Soil

A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego scientist Jane Willenbring challenges the long-held belief that asbestos fibers cannot move through soil. The findings have important implications...Show More Summary

Proton pump found to regulate blood pH in stingrays

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have discovered the same enzyme used by "boneworms" to dissolve whale carcasses, and that helps promote photosynthesis in corals, also regulates blood pH in stingrays. Show More Summary

Bad PR Endangering Sharks, Scary Music Contributing to Extinctions

Ever since Spielberg used those two dark stabs of minor-key orchestral music to indicate sudden death by gnashing teeth, sharks can’t catch a break, say scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego.

Study finds sharks get bad rap when viewed with ominous background music

In a new study, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego found that the background music in shark documentaries affects viewers' perceptions of sharks. The researchers suggest that ominous background music could hinder shark conservation efforts. read more

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