The Orton Geological Museum is preparing for their upcoming "A Dinosaur for Orton" crowdsourcing campaign where they will be raising funds to purchase a dinosaur to erect in the lobby of Orton Hall.
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Earth Sciences professor Ian Howat and postdoc Seongsu Jeong led a study in Geophysical Research Letters which shows part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet breaking apart from the inside out, spelling trouble for the future of the ice sheet.
Just like the Ohio State football team, the Ohio State fans saved their best for last this past weekend.
If you've ever been to Ohio Stadium on a Saturday and were part of the crowd jumping around after a big play, you helped generate man-made (or fan made, if you will) seismic activity! These are "fan quakes," or seismic activity generated by fans jumping up and down.
Earth Sciences' Professor Wendy Panero is one of the 10 newly elected 2017 fellows of Mineralogical Society of America. Panero is part of Ohio State's Mineral Physics Research Group studying material behavior under the high-pressure, high-temperature conditions of the Earth's interior.