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Researchers team up to tackle state’s acid mine drainage problem


 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As Penn State researchers stood on the banks of Scalp Level Run, an acid mine drainage (AMD)-polluted stream in Cambria County, a scientific question formed: How is nature... read more

Mann receives AAAS award for public engagement with science


 AUSTIN, Texas — Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science and director of the Earth System Science Center, Penn State, will receive the 2018 American Association for the... read more

Brantley will receive the European Association of Geochemistry’s 2018 Urey Award


Susan Brantley, distinguished professor of geosciences and director of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State, will receive the European Association of Geochemistry’s 2018 Urey... read more

Wilf named Paleontological Society Fellow for commitment to research, students


 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In graduate school Peter Wilf published his first paper in the journal Paleobiology. So, the geosciences professor said being named a Fellow of the Paleontological Society,... read more

Day the Dinosaurs Died


A PBS Special featuring Dr. Timothy Bralower...." Program Description A seven-mile-wide asteroid collided with Earth 66 million years ago, triggering a chain of events that coincide with the end of... read more