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GeoPRISMS Office Moves to Penn State

11/14/2016

Beginning on Nov. 1, 2016, the GeoPRISMS office has moved to Penn State, under the leadership of professor Demian Saffer as the new Office Chair. GeoPRISMS is a community-led program aimed at... read more

Mid-Atlantic Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments consortium formed

11/11/2016

 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant for $3.6 million over five years will support formation of MARISA (Mid-Atlantic Regional Integrated Sciences and... read more

Project explores how virtual reality can help students learn

11/10/2016

 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Any Trekkie (a fan of Star Trek) knows what the fictional holodeck is: a virtual reality space where people can experience representations of real or imaginary environments... read more

Patagonian fossil leaves reveal rapid recovery from dinosaur extinction event

11/8/2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ancient feeding marks from hungry insects in South American leaf fossils are shedding new light on the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs. Scientists analyzed insect... read more

A Flip-Flopping Climate Could Explain Mars's Watery Past

11/1/2016

In the 1970s, images of Mars taken by the Mariner and Viking spacecraft revealed enormous channels and valley networks—both of which are reminiscent of catastrophic floods and river drainage systems... read more

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