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Make Berkeley moments possible.

“In a time of destruction, create something: a poem, a parade, a community, a school, a vow, a moral principle; one peaceful moment.”
Maxine Hong Kingston, Berkeley alumna and professor emerita of English

Photo: San Andreas fault

1887

Earthquake science

Earth sciences professors set up the Western Hemisphere’s first string of seismographic stations, to systematically record seismic activity and publish these earthquake records.

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