A 9,000-year-old painting of an exploding volcano, the oldest ever found, can now be linked to a real-life eruption in Turkey. The towering Hasan Dag volcano erupted 8,970 years ago, plus or minus ...

Faculty Position in Geobiology

Posted on Oct. 8, 2013

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences seeks applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment in geobiology or paleobiology. Applications for all levels will be considered, but preference will be given for appointment at ...

New research published today increases our understanding of Earth's space environment and how space weather develops. 

 
Some of the energy emitted by the sun during solar storms is temporarily stored in Earth ...

In February of this year, a team of scientists reported the surprising discovery of a previously unknown third radiation ring — a narrow one that briefly appeared between the inner and outer rings in September 2012 ...

ESS will host its annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture on Thursday, October 17th.

Mapping the Roof of the World

Mike Murphy, B.S. 93’; M.S. 97’; Ph.D. 00’

Open House, 5 p.m.

 Reception ...