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August 9, 2021
Maureen Long, an expert on the structure and dynamics of the deep Earth, has been appointed the Bruce D. Alexander ’65 Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, effective...
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July 29, 2021
A new Yale study suggests that aerosols in the atmosphere may be temporarily holding down ocean temperatures in the eastern equatorial Pacific. The findings, published in the...
July 6, 2021
The GSA Donath Medal (Young Scientist Award) was established in 1988 and is awarded to a young scientist for outstanding achievement in contributing to geologic knowledge...
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June 29, 2021
Diatoms — tiny phytoplankton that are responsible for a fifth of all energy converted into matter by plants — may have become important much earlier in the development of...
June 28, 2021
Jasmina Wiemann is a recipient of this year’s Winifred Goldring Award which is presented by the Association for Women Geoscientists and the Paleontological Society to...
June 21, 2021
Showcasing America’s most promising young scientists and engineers, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today named 31 finalists for the...
June 9, 2021
Roxanne will hold her fellowship during the Fall 2021 semester. Her project will produce a series of interactive online articles, published weekly, highlighting specimens...