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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...
September 19, 2016
Back in the 19th century, Charles Darwin wondered why he could find no fossil evidence of life that predated the Cambrian Period, 541–485.4 million years ago. He understood...
August 22, 2016
The search for habitable, alien worlds needs to make room for a second “Goldilocks,” according to a Yale University researcher. For decades, it has been thought that the key...
August 8, 2016
The AGU was established in 1919 by the National Research Council, and has grown to be the largest and most influential geophysical organization in the world with 62,000...

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