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Penn State professor Guido Cervone was elected as president-elect of the Natural Hazards Section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Fossil leaf assemblages from Patagonia, Argentina, suggest that vegetation in South America suffered great losses following an astroid impact but rebounded quickly.
Researchers from Penn State and AGC Inc. in Japan suggest that the silica glass used for fiber optic cables would have less signal loss if it were manufactured under high pressure.
A team of geoscientists thinks the key to understanding some destructive earthquakes may lie in the deep, gradual slow-slip behaviors beneath the subduction zones.
As one of the pioneers of online instruction at Penn State, David DiBiase watched for three decades as programs offered through the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute broadly expanded access to education.
Jon Nese, host of Penn State's "Weather World," says you can trace the roots of a longtime partnership with the astronomy and astrophysics department to the ancient Greek meaning of the word "meteorology."
Kelly Cui is president of the PSAA Beijing Alumni Chapter. She graduated from Penn State in 2015 with a degree in Environmental Systems Engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Most recently she participated as an alumni panelist on a panel titled "The Global Impact of Penn State Alumni."
Penn State professor Jose D. Fuentes has received an American Geophysical Union 2020 Presidential Citation as part of the team that launched the anti-racism initiative "No Time for Silence."
Leaking natural gas wells are considered a potential source of methane emissions, and a new nanomaterial cement mixture could provide an effective, affordable solution for sealing these wells, according to a team of Penn State scientists.
John Mauro, professor of materials science and engineering at Penn State, has been named a 2020 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.