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Penn State geoscientist contributes expertise to new Smithsonian exhibit

10/28/2019

  Gabrielle Stewart October 24, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- When Erin DiMaggio was an undergraduate student, she had a summer internship with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History... read more

Lattman Lecture to focus on ways improve our social and political discourse

10/16/2019

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Alex McKiernan will give the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ 2019 Lattman Visiting Scholar of Science and Society Lecture. His talk, titled “Truth, Trust,... read more

New research details first days after asteroid strike that killed off dinosaurs

9/20/2019

September 19, 2019Matt Carroll UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A giant, speeding asteroid crashed into a shallow sea 66 million years ago and plunged Earth into a mass extinction that claimed 75 percent... read more

Researchers unearth cost-effective method for finding shale gas

9/5/2019

David Kubarek September 03, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new method for exploring natural gas in the Marcellus Shale, developed by Penn State researchers, shows potential high yield areas can... read more

Geosciences department aims to improve diversity in field with new position

9/4/2019

 David Kubarek August 29, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new position in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Department of Geosciences aims to improve diversity in the field by beginning... read more

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