February 2016 News

February 24, 2016
Noah Planavsky, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, is among 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers who were awarded a $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowship to advance...
February 4, 2016
What is the secret link between rocks and minerals, and every living thing on Earth? Featuring Professor Ruth Blake. Aired January 13, 2016 on PBS NOVA     http://www.pbs.org...
February 3, 2016
  Washington, D.C.—Earth’s magnetic field is generated by the motion of liquid iron in the planet’s core. This “geodynamo” occasionally reverses its...
February 3, 2016
Sorry, Explorers Club, but woolly mammoth is no longer on the menu. Neither is the giant ground sloth. A Yale-led analysis has shown that a famous morsel of meat from a 1951...