Topic: geoscience

Research | November 15, 2021
New mineral from Earth’s lower mantle surfaced as diamond inclusion; study led by UNLV geochemist Oliver Tschauner.
A boat sails along the water at Lake Mead with the bathub ring and mountains pictured in the background
Research | August 17, 2021
UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet explains what it means and how climate change plays a role.
Close-up of Lisa Danielson with her head thrown back, laughing.
People | March 31, 2021
UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.
UNLV geoscientist Arya Udry sits in front of her microscope in her office
Research | December 21, 2020
Udry is one of just 13 scientists added to NASA’s Participating Scientist Program and will help the Perseverance Rover to recognize magmatic rocks; becomes second UNLV professor on Mars 2020 science team.
An image of Lake Mead and mountains in the background
Research | July 22, 2020
New study from UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet links Arctic and tropical Pacific warming to ancient climate records, providing parallels to today.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.
Two women stand in front of an image of a Martian rover
Research | May 19, 2020
Pair of geoscience professors at the forefront of UNLV’s contributions to Mars exploration, but plenty more academics are involved in the Red Planet.