Permian Reef Geology Trail,On a Department field trip to Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX.
Apollo landing sites as seen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera
Landslide on Saturn's moon Iapetus
Granite counter top? No, a thick section of lunar meteorite Shi┼čr 162.
Eruption of the volcano on Anatahan Island, May 10-11, 2003

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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30
Do Mars dust devils and storms generate electricity?
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07
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18
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Photo of the Week

November 15, 2017: Installing the wow-space murals in 2007