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Mars could have rings in the future, says Dr. Minton

Mars could have rings in the future, says Dr. Minton
03-20-2017

As children, we learned about our solar system’s planets by certain characteristics — Jupiter is the largest, Saturn has rings, Mercury is closest to the sun. Mars is red, but it’s possible that one of our closest neighbors also had rings at one point and may have them again someday.

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Study by Dr. Shepson finds potentially harmful effects of natural gas

Study by Dr. Shepson finds potentially harmful effects of natural gas
03-16-2017

Although burning natural gas is much cleaner than coal or oil, methane (which is mostly what natural gas consists of) has the potential to be even more damaging over the short term than coal or oil if it isn't handled properly, says Dr. Paul Shepson.

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EAPS partnering with Indiana State Museum for natural disasters exhibit

EAPS partnering with Indiana State Museum for natural disasters exhibit
03-07-2017

EAPS is partnering with the Indiana State Museum to support a traveling exhibition that explores the science behind natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes and tsunamis.

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Dr. Huber co-authors study disproving tropical 'thermostat' theory

Dr. Huber co-authors study disproving tropical 'thermostat' theory
03-06-2017

According to a study co-authored by Dr. Huber, the world warmed millions of years ago, creating conditions in the tropics so hot some organisms couldn’t survive.

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Dr. Granger receives College of Science Research Award

Dr. Granger receives College of Science Research Award
03-01-2017

Dr. Granger was presented with the College of Science Research Award in a ceremony on Tuesday.

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