Navy pilot puts on private air show for brother 

On Tuesday a lone F/A-18 flew over the UC Berkeley campus at an altitude between 2.550-3000 feet. It was loud, I could hear it in my office and the last time I could here a plane from inside my building it was a 747 carrying the Space Shuttle Endeavour. The sound lasted for about ten seconds and I had nearly… » 1/29/15 10:52pm 1/29/15 10:52pm

Designer of Robby the Robot and 'Lost in space' Robot dies at 100

Art director and production designer Robert Kinoshita recently passed away at the age of 100. He was best known as the creator of Robby the Robot for the film Forbidden Planet (1956)and Robot B9 from Lost in Space. He also designed the title robot for the 1954 film Tobor the Great. You can read more about his life… » 1/14/15 12:29am 1/14/15 12:29am

That's not the only time that something of historic importance has gone missing from the Lawrence Hall of Science. In 2007, E.O. Larwrence's Noble Prize (the first won by a UC Berkeley professor) was stolen from a display case at the museum. Fortunately it was recovered and the thief was arrested. » 1/08/15 4:16pm 1/08/15 4:16pm