News: College of Sciences

Research | November 15, 2021
New mineral from Earth’s lower mantle surfaced as diamond inclusion; study led by UNLV geochemist Oliver Tschauner.
Campus News | November 4, 2021
A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.
artist conception of fast radio burst being captured by large telescope
Research | October 13, 2021
A flurry of more than 1,650 FRBs detected by FAST telescope over 47 days in 2019 unlocks clues to the nature and location of the powerful millisecond-long cosmic radio explosions.
A man sits on a hill near a stream
People | October 12, 2021
Volunteerism was an essential part of College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Zane Marshall's career path.
Campus News | October 7, 2021
A collection of news stories featuring collaboration and reflection at UNLV.
Two telescopic images side by side of a distant star system. Left shows blue dust rings and right features a peculiar gap
Research | October 1, 2021
Potential discovery of a circumtriple planet has implications for bolstering our understanding of planet formation.
Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
People | September 16, 2021
UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.
two doctors in scrubs around dental chair
People | September 8, 2021
UNLV School of Dental Medicine names Drs. Jesse Falk and Michael Moody its Alumni of the Year.
Campus News | September 7, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.
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.
UNLV nursing student in red shirt reviewing slide sample with peer
Campus News | August 4, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.
UNLV physicist Ashkan Salamat poses for a photo in his lab with green lasers in front of him and a computer screen behind him
Research | August 2, 2021
New discovery details how metals at room temperature can move from one state to another with a relatively small change in pressure.