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November 30, 2016
“The Brady Medal is widely recognized in the Micropalaeontological community as an award of excellence as evidenced by the calibre of previous recipients.  This award is...
November 7, 2016
In 2012, a large earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean that cut the entire oceanic lithosphere (rigid plate). This is an unusual earthquake, and because the fault plane...
November 1, 2016
Ash Hood, a NASA Astrobiology Postdoc in the department, and colleagues present the first uranium isotope results from different components of a ~650 million year old...
October 17, 2016
Packard Fellowships are one of the top few awards worldwide recognizing the accomplishments of early-career scientists and engineers across all disciplines. They aim to...
October 7, 2016
Our very own illustrious Department Chair Jay Ague has been named a Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America (http://www.minsocam.org/msa/Awards/Fellowship.html).  ...
October 6, 2016
Earth’s earliest community of complex sea creatures lived in a warm, slimy, planetary petri dish that nurtured a broad array of exotic species. Yet we likely wouldn’t know...
October 3, 2016
Sahil Agarwal (Applied Mathematics) studies changes in the Arctic sea ice, even though he’s not an environmental scientist. He also searches for exoplanets (those that orbit...

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