Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on the surface of Mars - self portrait
The Milky Way, as seen from one of our campsites in Nevada on the 2011 Department field trip to the Great Basin.
Studying samples
Prof. Dymek at Devil's Postpile National Monument
Cathodoluminescence (CL) image of the mineral zircon (ZrSiO4) showing internal concentric-growth zonation and a complex history.

Upcoming Events

Apr
02
Multi-proxy constraints on the origin of Earth’s deepest δ13C excursion
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm
Apr
03
NWA 773 clan meteorites: Insights into a magmatic system on the Moon
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 12:00 pm
Apr
03
Ginsburg Atrium @ 3:00 pm
Apr
09
Plate-tectonic boundary formation by grain-damage and pinning
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm
Apr
16
Mercury ain’t the Moon: Results from the MESSENGER mission
Rudolph Hall, Room 203 @ 4:15 pm

Photo of the Week

April 1, 2015: The snows of Kilamanjaro from the top of Mt. Kilmanjaro
Photo taken on a recent hike by Tom Stein
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