April 20, 2014

Earth / Space

08/07/13

Carbon under pressure exhibits some interesting traits

A paper by ASU researchers highlights a new technique in which small amounts of a material can be studied while being hot and squeezed within an electron microscope.

07/15/13

Bioscience / Biotech | Earth / Space | News coverage:  The case for alien life

Professors Ariel Anbar and Steven Desch are quoted in a Popular Mechanics article about the search for life beyond Earth.

07/15/13

ASU's Krauss receives Rome's most prestigious cultural award

Lawrence Krauss, a renowned cosmologist, author and professor at Arizona State University, has been awarded the "Roma Award Urbs Universalis 2013" by the Mayor of Rome.

07/12/13

Professor receives posthumous award for outstanding service to planetary science

Late professor Ronald Greeley, a planetary scientist at ASU until his death in 2011, is the 2013 recipient of the Harold Masursky Award for outstanding service to planetary science and exploration.

07/09/13

Earth / Space | News coverage:  Updating our nuclear intelligence

In an op-ed for the New York Times, ASU theoretical physicist Laurence Krauss writes about President Obama's recent call on Russia to join the U.S. in negotiating a mutual reduction in nuclear arms.

06/27/13

Timmes named vice provost for educational technology

Francis (Frank) Timmes, a professor in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, has been named vice provost of educational technology, a new position designed to help meet the growing use of educational technology at ASU.

06/26/13

ASU teams receive NASA grants to pursue spaceflight research

Two ASU research teams have been awarded NASA grants totaling $700,000 to support astronaut crew health and performance in space exploration missions.

06/19/13

Earth / Space | News coverage:  ASU professor looks forward to 'weekend on the moon'

Jim Bell, professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration, discussed the future of space exploration in a recent Wall Street Journal Live video interview.

06/18/13

ASU Lunabotics team competes at Kennedy Space Center

For the second year in a row, ASU tested its Moon-mining robot design at the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition in Florida.

06/13/13

When it comes to mammals, how big is too big?

A new theory developed by a team led by Jordan Okie of ASU provides an explanation for why and how certain groups of organisms are able to evolve gigantic sizes, whereas others are not.

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