Letters & Science Discovery Course News Archive
(November 2, 2008) Discovery Course professor Rich Muller offers knowledge, and some advice, to President Obama.
(July 22, 2008) Professor Rich Muller has published a new book based on his Discovery Course, "Physics for Future Presidents.
Hear Michael Krasny interview Muller about the book and the course on KQED's Forum. Hear Interview
Two Discovery Course Professors Named in Best of Berkeley Poll 2008
Physics for Future Presidents was chosen as the best class, and Alex Filippenko as the best professor, in the Daily Cal's 2008 Best of Berkeley readers' poll.
(November 1, 2007) Professor Filippenko's Legendary Halloween Lecture Highlighted
Legendary Discovery Course professor Alex Filippenko gives entertaining lectures that make difficult concepts not only clear but fun. His annual Halloween lecture was highlighted in a SF Chronicle article last year.
(September 6, 2007) Professor Perlmutter's Team Chosen to Compete for Spacecraft Funding
A team of UC Berkeley physicists, co-led by Discovery Course instructor Saul Perlmutter, seeking to understand how and why the universe is expanding faster than Einstein ever thought, was chosen Wednesday to compete for the right to build and send a billion-dollar spacecraft into orbit to hunt for the answers.
Story Featured at SFGATE.com