July 31, 2018
A study led by former postdoctoral scholar Levke Kööp used the concentrations of helium and neon isotopes in little blue crystals of the mineral hibonite to show that the Sun was much more active in its early history than it is today. Their work, recently published in Nature Astronomy, attracted the attention of several news outlets, including the New York Times.
July 23, 2018
Assistant Professor Malte Jansen has been awarded the prestigious Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award from the American Meteorological Society. This is an early career award given in recognition of research achievement in the field of physical oceanography. Congratulations Malte!!
June 29, 2018
Geophysical Sciences Assistant Professor Edwin Kite and two collegues have argued in a recent article in Science Advances that the branching geometry of valley networks on Mars is the result of water run-off, not groundwater flow. One important implication of this claim is that Mars possessed an active hydrological cycle in the past that included rain.