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Climate cycles may explain how running water carved Mars' surface features

12/2/2016

 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Dramatic climate cycles on early Mars, triggered by buildup of greenhouse gases, may be the key to understanding how liquid water left its mark on the planet's surface,... read more

Laboratory Sharing to Improve Rock Deformation Research

12/2/2016

 Imagine the scientific potential that could be unlocked if researchers with novel ideas could be matched with laboratories with cutting-edge technology. A new program promises to do that for the... read more

Graduate student serves as scientific expert for Chicxulub crater research

11/17/2016

As her plane landed in Germany, Heather Jones felt a wave of anticipation. For the next three weeks, Jones, a doctoral student in geosciences at Penn State, would be lending her scientific expertise... read more

Liz Hajek Featured on NOVA

11/17/2016

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/earth/treasures-earth-power.html read more

Rick Abegg Receives Penn State Alumni Association Volunteer Award

11/16/2016

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Vp7i_dWwkU read more

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