News in 2021 - Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences - Purdue University Skip to main content

News in 2021

Perseverance rover prepares to collect Martian samples that will be sent to Earth
07/22/2021

Stored for 50 Years, Technology is Finally Advanced Enough to Analyze Apollo Moon Samples
07/16/2021

Purdue team flying miles above Earth with NASA, gathering data on North American monsoon season
07/15/2021

Volcano research leads to better understanding of their deep structure
07/14/2021

Health warnings as Death Valley scorches in 54.4C heat
07/14/2021

Purdue Expert Says Heat Stress Is “Single Biggest” Impact Of Climate Change
07/13/2021

Planets With Seasons Like Ours Could Host Complex Alien Life, Suggests NASA Research
07/12/2021

EAPS student, Qin Jiang, awarded NASA FINESST fellowship for work with tornadoes and their environments in a changing climate
07/9/2021

Goldilocks planets 'with a tilt' may develop more complex life
07/9/2021

Purdue scientists studying moon samples from Apollo 17 Mission
07/6/2021

Yujia Zhu selected as one of the 2021 Esri Innovation Program (EIP) Students of the Year
07/6/2021

Still taking giant leaps from lunar small steps: Purdue scientists analyze moon dust collected by Apollo 17 astronauts
06/28/2021

Feel that shake? It wasn’t just you
06/18/2021

Earthquake centered in west central Indiana with 3.8 magnitude
06/18/2021

New analysis shows microbial sources fueling rise of atmospheric methane
06/18/2021

Springs that discharge a large proportion of old groundwater are more resistant to the effects of the drought
06/11/2021

Scientists simulate alien volcanoes here on Earth
05/21/2021

Programs prepare faculty to lead; 20 participants selected for 2021-22 academic year
05/19/2021

Wildfires have enabled boreal forests in North America to become a major carbon source which will likely only get worse
05/13/2021

The American Philosophical Society Welcomes New Members for 2021
05/10/2021

Purdue EAPS recognized as SEG Student Chapter
05/7/2021

Office of Engagement recognizes award winners for 2020, 2021
05/5/2021

Making a difference in education: 2021 Purdue Teaching Awards
05/5/2021

2020-21 EAPS Awards Banquet presented virtual due to pandemic
04/30/2021

Purdue Scientist Discusses Role in NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover | Briony Horgan
04/29/2021

Climate Change Research Video Competition
04/22/2021

Prof. Andrew Freed receives Dr. Gerald Krockover Outstanding Favorite Faculty Award
04/19/2021

Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board
04/9/2021

“Simple question” leads to multi-year research study about effects of alpine glacial meltwater on groundwater in mountainous regions
04/8/2021

Professor Mike Sori discusses his latest research about Triton, one of the moons of Neptune
04/6/2021

Mars scientist examining the landscape through rover camera she helped design for NASA Perseverance mission
04/5/2021

Atmospheric professors awarded grant for flexible, portable kit-based lab instruction
03/31/2021

We're starting to answer some big questions about Mars
03/31/2021

EAPS student Sneha Nachimuthu earns a second SULI summer internship
03/30/2021

Geochemist Marissa Tremblay’s Noble and Versatile Toolbox
03/26/2021

We’re underestimating the destructive power of tornadoes, study shows
03/24/2021

68 Boilermakers Named Academic All-Big Ten for Winter Season
03/18/2021

Where did Mars's liquid water go? A new theory holds fresh clues.
03/18/2021

Celebrating teaching excellence
03/17/2021

Professor Andrew Freed awarded Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
03/16/2021

Researchers Home in on the Age of the Yangtze River
03/10/2021

Scientists Face Unique Challenges In Weeks Following Perseverance Rover's Mars Landing
03/10/2021

Future of life on Mars | Professor of Planetary Science Ali Bramson
03/5/2021

Ice frozen under Mars’ surface offers major resource to aid future settlements
03/2/2021

Computer Simulations Suggest Martian Moons Were Separated at Birth More Than a Billion Years Ago
02/26/2021

The LPI Announces the Recipients of the 2021 Career Development Award
02/24/2021

What a Lake in Turkey Can Tell Us about Mars
02/17/2021

New era of Mars exploration begins as craft nears Red Planet
02/10/2021

Has life existed beyond Earth? Purdue professor going to great lengths to find out.
02/5/2021

'Leaky' noble gas behavior could provide missing link in predicting climate change
02/3/2021

The Story of the Moon Rock in Joe Biden's Oval Office
01/27/2021

Purdue scientist ready for Mars rover touchdown to begin exploring the red planet
01/26/2021

Asteroid Will Skim Earth Closer Than Moon On February 2: Will It Hit Planet?
01/20/2021

With the world’s temperature rising, the Earth’s permafrost areas are particularly vulnerable
01/15/2021

Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 86 – Asteroid Research
01/11/2021

Water World: Arizona Scientists on New Evidence, Questions About Life on Mars
01/4/2021

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051 • Phone: (765) 494-3258 • Fax: (765) 496-1210 • Contact Us

Copyright © 2020 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact the College of Science.