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Professor Mackenzie Day receives award to support research and teaching

The National Science Foundation CAREER program award will support research of dune field evolution and development of a virtual field trip library.

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Looking below the surface of Mars

The RIMFAX experiment on NASA's Perseverance rover is co-led by EPSS Professor David Paige, supported by EPSS students.

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NASA Artemis Team announced, including astronaut and EPSS alumna, Jessica Watkins

The Artemis Team will help pave the way for the next lunar missions, including sending the first woman and next man to walk on the lunar surface in 2024.


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EPSS 295B - EPSS Colloquium

Title: Making geology with mantle flow
Date: May 11, 2021
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