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In Lin et al., complete isotope compositions of atmospherically deposited nitrate in glacialhydrologic systems across the Tibetan Plateau including Mount Everest are reported. The photo of Mount Everest was taken from the East Rongbuk glacier during the 2016 Mount Everest Scientific Expedition Campaign. Image courtesy of Mang Lin.

Tibetan Snow, Ice Pack New Insights into Environmental, Climatic Change

UC San Diego Physical Sciences students at work (far left) during a community outreach event, pre-pandemic

A Chapter of Renewal

Luping Liu, from the Devaraj Research Group at UC San Diego, holds a sample of water from a natural alkaline source—Mono Lake, California. Photo courtesy of Luping Liu.

Making Heads or Tails Out of Phospholipid Synthesis

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Podcast: The Clever Coatings of Coronavirus with Rommie Amaro

Why We Should Search the Entire Sky for Alien Civilizations with Dr. Shelley Wright

Coronavirus Impact

10News Podcast: Coronavirus Impact