This seismogram was recorded by the seismometer in the basement of our building on August 23, 2011.
Saturn's A and F rings, with little moon Epimetheus above and big moon Titan in the background. Captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on April 28, 2006.
Petroglyphs, McKee Springs, Dinosaur National Monument. Spring 2011 field trip.
Ice stalagmites in a cold cave - 15 degrees.
Ejecta from an unnamed crater on Mars as viewed by NASA's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE).

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Whether you're interested in studying the world beneath your feet, or worlds farther away, the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences provides the tools for understanding the processes that shape our planet and other solar system bodies. Understanding the Earth system is also the key to addressing many environmental challenges, including climate change, water quality, and sources of energy. More...

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