• Discovery Course professor Robert Full was inducted into the Academy of Arts and Sciences, in a new category: Emerging Fields (the topic of his course).
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  • Discovery Course Professor Ron Amundson discovers that rocks also have "tree rings."
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  • Student in Discovery Course invents ChronoZoom, now a finalist for SXSW award.
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  • Saul Perlmutter (in a tux!) receives his Nobel prize in Stockholm.
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  • Discovery Course professor Saul Perlmutter wins Nobel Prize in Physics.
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  • Discovery Course faculty members engage in the ambitious "Berkeley Earth" project:
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  • Discovery Course professor Saul Perlmutter shares Einstein Medal:
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  • Discovery Course professor Claire Kramsch wins a prize for her book The Multilingual Subject:
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  • Discovery Course professor Rich Muller's Physics for Future Presidents wins Northern California book award.
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  • Discovery Course Professor Walter Alvarez's new book combines geological with personal history.
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  • Discovery Course professor Rich Muller offers knowledge, and some advice, to President Obama.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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
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