In The News: Department of Geoscience

Many Worlds
April 16, 2021

One of the fondest dreams and top priorities of space science for years has been to bring a piece of Mars back to Earth to study in the kind of depth possible only in a cutting-edge laboratory.

O Petroleo
April 7, 2021

For years, the United States and China have fought a war over technology, trade and capital markets. Tensions between the world's major economies reached a feverish peak during the term of former President Trump, leading to escalating tariffs and trade restrictions.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
April 1, 2021

One local lawmaker wants to take federally protected land on the eastside of the Las Vegas Valley near Henderson and step up conservation and recreation there to create something akin to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

ma RTS
March 31, 2021

The Franco-Swiss of Valaisan origin works on Martian meteorites. "I am focusing on the magmatic minerals that we will be able to find in the Jezero crater, where Perseverance landed. The goal is to understand the evolution of the interior of Mars", she explains Tuesday in La Matinale.

Inter Press Agency
March 22, 2021

Prioritising water governance and ensuring data collection and investment in groundwater use around the world are some of the key issues that need to be addressed with regards to achieving development goals.

The Verge
March 16, 2021

Vast amounts of ancient Martian water may have been buried beneath its surface instead of escaping into space, scientists report in the journal Science. The findings, published Tuesday, may help untangle a clash of theories seeking to explain the disappearance of Mars’ water, a resource that was abundant on the planet’s surface billions of years ago.

Mining Journal
March 11, 2021

Demand for platinum is set to total 7.9Moz in 2021, resulting in a market deficit of 60,000oz.

Las Vegas Sun
March 2, 2021

For Las Vegas, the touchdown of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars was a source of both national and community pride.

Las Vegas Sun
March 2, 2021

For Las Vegas, the touchdown of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars was a source of both national and community pride.

Las Vegas Sun
March 2, 2021

For Las Vegas, the touchdown of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars was a source of both national and community pride.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 22, 2021

With the safe landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover Thursday afternoon on the surface of Mars, two scientists at UNLV will get to take part in the ultimate in distance learning, as members of the NASA team hoping to answer the question, is there, or has there been life on the red planet.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 22, 2021

With the safe landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover Thursday afternoon on the surface of Mars, two scientists at UNLV will get to take part in the ultimate in distance learning, as members of the NASA team hoping to answer the question, is there, or has there been life on the red planet.