March 05, 2015

Earth / Space


New ASU, Nature journal to highlight spaceflight research

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.


Earth / Space | News coverage:  Virtual field trips key to innovative teaching for ASU scientist

Virtual field trips teach geoscience students how we explore the unknown, says Ariel Anbar of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration.


Renowned space and earth explorer joins ASU faculty

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.


Learn about earthquakes in Arizona – and beyond

ASU scientists will discuss the science of earthquakes, review recent earthquakes around the world and more during a free public lecture program Oct. 9.


Explore volcanoes at ASU Earth & Space Open House

Come explore volcanoes on Earth and around the solar system at a free public lecture, Sept. 26, as part of the Earth & Space Open House.


Earth / Space | Humanities | News coverage:  What will it take to get us back to the moon?

The next thing we send to the moon might very well come out of Kickstarter, rather than a national space agency, writes Jekan Thanga, assistant professor at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, for the popular technology and culture website Boing Boing.


ASU astrophysicists to probe how early universe made chemical elements

In its first billion years, the universe used massive stars to create nearly a hundred chemical elements. ASU researchers are a key part of a new project to find out how that happened.


ASU professors speak to Congress on importance of planetary sciences, exploration

Two ASU professors from the School of Earth and Space Exploration provided Congressional testimony in support of NASA’s planetary sciences program on Sept. 10.


ASU scientists invite the public to explore the moon Sept. 6

Saturday, Sept. 6 is International Observe the Moon Night, and in celebration, lunar scientists at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration are holding a special open house dedicated to the moon and moon-observing.


Earth / Space | Research | Science:  ASU scientists' paper cited as milestone in crystallography

The scientific journal Nature has cited a 1978 paper by ASU's Peter Buseck and two ASU postdoctoral colleagues as one of four "Milestone" papers in the field of crystallography.

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