In The News: College of Sciences

Newswise
August 12, 2020

A meme is circulating on the Internet comparing the statement “once COVID-19 is over” to the wishful possibility of winning the lottery.

detikinet
August 6, 2020

United States authorities are trying to eradicate Asian giant wasps , which are often dubbed killer wasps . However, the wasp which was first reported to appear there at the end of 2019 is feared to spread throughout the country and become a permanent species.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 5, 2020

In response to your July 27 story, “New study may predict ‘worst case’ climate scenario for Nevada’”: I read this report with alarm. Every disaster movie starts with a scientific warning being ignored, and we ignore this study at our peril. Like ignoring the early coronavirus warnings, not following advice from climate scientists creates disasters, too.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 5, 2020

Meet the UNLV scientist and professor who's literally doing some groundbreaking work on Mars with NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Newsweek
August 4, 2020

Asian giant hornets have the potential to spread across the United States and establish a permanent presence in the country, experts have told Newsweek.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser
August 1, 2020

If the Mars Perseverance Rover was lifting off from Cape Canaveral at almost any other time, University of Nevada, Las Vegas geochemistry and astrobiology professor Elisabeth “Libby” Hausrath would have had a front-row seat.

U.S. News & World Report
August 1, 2020

If the Mars Perseverance Rover was lifting off from Cape Canaveral at almost any other time, University of Nevada, Las Vegas geochemistry and astrobiology professor Elisabeth “Libby” Hausrath would have had a front-row seat.

Oilprice.com
July 30, 2020

In the latest round of feuding between the world’s leading economies, China has vowed to retaliate after the United States ordered its consulate in Houston shut within 72 hours. Although the latest move by Washington is being viewed as an attempt by President Trump’s campaign strategists to deflect attention for his failure to deal decisively with the Covid-19 pandemic, it could quickly escalate into another ugly tit-for-tat trade war. As trade and political tensions between Washington and Beijing flare up, the specter of China using rare earth minerals as a ‘nuclear option’ has once again resurfaced.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
July 30, 2020

At some point you've probably pondered the age-old question: Are we alone in the universe?

Aerospace America
July 29, 2020

NASA’s next Mars rover, which is scheduled to begin its journey to the red planet tomorrow, will be about the size of a sport utility vehicle, an analog that’s fitting because NASA wants it to do even more than the current rover, Curiosity.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
July 29, 2020

At some point you've probably pondered the age-old question: Are we alone in the universe?

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 28, 2020

If you’ve been able to buy bought a bottle of hand sanitizer in the past two months, it’s likely the smell has changed, and not for the better.