Category: Los Angeles Daily News

‘Plume chaser’ researchers fan out across San Fernando Valley to map reach of Porter Ranch gas leak

Los Angeles Daily News Nathan Phillips, College of Arts & Sciences Nathan Phillips and Bob Ackley cruised by the leaking gas field in Porter Ranch, then dropped their gaze to a portable wind and methane monitor… Expert quote: “We’re plume chasers. We want to discover what people are breathing, on the sidewalks and the streets […]

Comment: Does culture determine national success?

Los Angeles Daily News Angelo Codevilla (emeritus), College of Arts & Sciences Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sparked controversy in the Middle East this week when he told an audience in Israel that cultural differences helped explain why the Israelis are more economically successful than Palestinians… View article