Using robots to explore extreme environments is the theme of the Earth and Space Open House.
Heavy cratering has scarred Vesta throughout its history, and an ASU-led project to map the impact sequence is helping scientists compare Vesta's evolution to other solar system objects.
Astrophysicist Steve Desch of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration says that magnetic clues in a meteorite outline the earliest steps in the formation of the solar system and Earth-like planets.
Arizona State University Foundation Professor and cosmologist Lawrence Krauss describes the quest to detect the elusive gravitational wave and what is at stake in its detection.
Ominous Comets, Spooky Things in Space and Nefarious Nebulas are all on the program at the next Earth and Space Open House, Oct. 31.
Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration invites public of all ages to a day of hands-on science fun.
Small lava flows on the moon's dark plains show volcanic activity occurred as recently as 50 million years ago, according to geologists in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration.
On Oct. 10, Nature Publishing Group and the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University announced the launch of npj Microgravity, a new open access journal.
Virtual field trips teach geoscience students how we explore the unknown, says Ariel Anbar of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration.
ASU's first designated University Explorer, Scott Parazynski, joins the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the School of Earth and Space Exploration as a professor of practice on Oct. 1.
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