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The Legacy of the 1992 Nicaragua Tsunami
A powerful tsunami struck Nicaragua’s Pacific coast 25 years ago. In its wake emerged the first coordinated collaboration among international tsunami scientists.
Gearing Up for Fall Semester
Geoscience professors explain how they use their summertime to get ready for teaching, researching, and mentoring when the school year begins again.
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Trump Administration Moving Closer to Picking Science Director
The White House is considering separating the usually merged roles of director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and assistant to the president for science and technology.
Saturn Unveiled: Ten Notable Findings from Cassini-Huygens
The soon-to-end NASA mission to Saturn changed the way we think of habitability beyond Earth, opened our eyes to dynamics in the gas giant’s atmosphere, and more.
Assessing a New Clue to How Much Carbon Plants Take Up
Current climate models disagree on how much carbon dioxide land ecosystems take up for photosynthesis. Tracking the stronger carbonyl sulfide signal could help.
The State of Planetary and Space Sciences in Africa
Africa has an enormous potential to provide insights into planetary and space sciences, but it has remained largely untapped. Fostering a new generation of scientists promises far-reaching benefits.
Four Steps to Finding Your Career Fit
You'll find your best career fit where your skills, your motivations, and the available jobs meet.
Evaluating Highest Temperature Extremes in the Antarctic
The record high temperature for regions south of 60°S latitude is a balmy 19.8°C (67.6°F), recorded 30 January 1982 at a research station on Signy Island.