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  • The Back Story: Building in Motion

    Why the Bigelow Physics Building has a swooping roofline and an apple tree.

  • The Pupfish Paradox

    UNLV researchers Frank van Breukelen and Stanley Hillyard discover the pupfish's unique ability to go without oxygen. Unfortunately, it comes at a cost to the endangered species.

  • Otherworldly Investigations

    Data from NASA’s Mars Exploration Program is helping geoscientist Elisabeth Hausrath understand how soil and water might have once interacted on the surface of our solar system’s most-Earthlike neighbor.

  • 2015 Faculty Opportunity Awards

    Geoscience professor Arya Udry was one of six College of Sciences faculty or teams who were recipients of a 2015 Faculty Opportunity Award, which provide support for the development of research areas with potential for continued funding.

  • My Degree at Work: Robyn Howley

    A geoscience associate for ExxonMobil’s Upstream Research Company, she is focused on understanding the fundamental controls on reservoir quality in unconventional plays. Her advice for students is to learn good communication skills.