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Monday, December 29, 2014 Permalink

Insight Best Of 2014: Science And Discovery



  • Kevin Lafferty / USGS

    Disease Causing Sea Stars To Waste Away

    USGS Scientist Kevin Lafferty explains his research about what is causing star fish along the California coast to disappear.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Science Balloon Class Project Takes Learning To New Heights

    Mariposa County Science teacher Danielle Grate designed a science balloon with her students that would explore the outer atmosphere of the Earth while recording everything on video.

  • Drought Research On Tree Rings

    UC Berkeley Professor of Earth and Planetary Science B. Lynn Ingram published research in early 2014 that used tree rings to provide a historical perspective on drought and flood cycles in California, dating back centuries.

  • Science Cafe: Problems In Geometry

    Jesus De Loera is a professor of mathematics UC Davis. He appeared on Insight September 8, 2014 ahead of a Science Café discussion in Davis. Professor De Loera discussed old, easily described, yet incredibly difficult to solve geometry problems.

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