BGC in the News

Push to Define Year Sparks Time War
New Scientist – Apr. 27, 2011

Novel Technique Reveals How Glaciers Sculpted Their Valleys
US News and World Report – Apr. 4, 2011

New Predator 'Dawn Runner' Discovered in Early Dinosaur Graveyard
ScienceDaily – Jan. 13, 2011

3.6 Million-Year-Old 'Lucy' Relative Found
UPI.com – June 23, 2010

Study Links Climate Change to California Droughts
US News and World Report – Nov. 12, 2009

Ethiopian desert yields oldest hominid skeleton
UC Berkeley, CA - Oct. 1, 2009

Research Indicates Earlier Debut in Europe for Refined Stone Tools
New York Times - Sept. 5, 2009

Moon Rock Research Solves Some Longtime Puzzles
SFGate - Jan. 16, 2009

Humans 80,000 Years Older Than Previously Thought
National Geographic - Dec. 3, 2008

When Did Dinosaurs Go Extinct
Science Daily - April 28, 2008

Ethiopian fossils link ape-men with earlier hominids
UC Berkeley, CA - Apr 12, 2006

Glacial Pace Of Erosion Was Not So Slow, New Technique Shows
ScienceDaily - Dec. 12, 2005

Caltech researchers invent new technique for studying the thermal history of rocks
CalTech Media relations - Dec. 8, 2005

Paul Renne received the N.L. Bowen Award
The award recognizes outstanding contributions to volcanology, geochemistry, or petrology.
2005 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco - Dec. 6, 2005

Alleged 40,000-year-old human footprints in Mexico much, much older than thought
UC Berkeley, CA - Nov. 30, 2005

'Four-billion-year chill' on Mars
BBC News - July 21, 2005

Fossils Place Chimp, Prehuman in Same Habitat
SFGate – Sept. 1, 2005

Anthropologists Find 4.5 Million-Year-Old Hominid Fossils In Ethiopia
ScienceDaily - Jan. 21, 2005

Marking Time is a Science at Berkeley Center
SFGate – Sept. 27, 2004

New Ethiopian Fossils Are From 6-Million-Year-Old Hominid Living Just After Split From Chimpanzees
ScienceDaily – Mar. 5, 2004