May 2009: Volume 6, Number 2   Archive Advertising Contact
Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors
Can China's leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States? Can China's leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States? Can China's leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States?
Making Waves Feature Articles

Chocolate Eaters are Thinner

Fallen Star

Harry Potter's World

Piranah-Proof Armor

A Second Geisel

Squid Holodeck

Fighting Fire in Space

The Elusive God Particle

Cool Music in Hot Iceland

Digging in the Digital Domain

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Journey to the Beginning of Time

By Susan Brown

UC San Diego's new telescope, situated in Chile's Atacama Desert, 16,000 feet above sea level, is peering into the beginnings of the universe.
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Building Bridges
By Daniel Kane
Kevin Smith, Marshall '93, is the structural engineer responsible for draping the 137-mile-long, pre-fabricated parallel wire strands over bridge towers of the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. MORE

New Frontiers
By AnnaMaria Stephens. ERC '97

ViaSat, co-founded by Steve Hart, M.A. '80, and Mark Miller, Warren '81, launched the world's highest-capacity communications satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. MORE

Alumni Weekend
Plan out your Triton weekend of reunions, family events, career boosts and gatherings with Triton friends on our fun map. MORE

Sound Career
By Beth Accomando, Warren '82
Martin Lopez, Muir '84, has designed sound for such blockbuster movies as Spider-man, Priest and Godzilla. Hear his latest work in The Amazing Spider-Man due out in July. MORE