Geosciences student Halina Dingo represented the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences as the student marshal for Penn State's summer commencement.
"Weather World," the Penn State Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science’s weekday 15-minute weather broadcast, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Julie Michelle Klinger, assistant professor of geography and spatial science at the University of Delaware, will kick off the Penn State Department of Geography’ fall 2023 "Coffee Hour" lecture series with the talk, “Wasting and wanting: an extractive supply chain approach to outer space geographies.”
The demand for high-performance batteries, especially for use in electric vehicles, is surging as the world shifts its energy consumption to a more electric-powered system, reducing reliance on fossil fuels and prioritizing climate remediation efforts.
Americans in the northeast paid greater attention to air quality alerts this summer as wildfire smoke thickened skies with an orange-tinted haze.
A U.S. Navy platoon commander who is a Penn State World Campus student has received this year’s Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the geospatial intelligence community.
Tom Scapillato never told anyone in his courses how old he was because he didn’t want that to change his experience. He wanted the quality of his work to be the reason he stood out from the crowd.
Borrowing from cell membranes, the protective barriers around cells in all living organisms, Penn State scientists have developed a new, cost-effective method for creating bio-inspired solar devices that could improve the performance of next-generation solar technology.
Penn State’s Presidential Leadership Academy (PLA) has selected its new cohort of 30 second-year students. It is the 14th group of new PLA members since 2009 when the academy was founded by alumni Edward R. and Helen S. Hintz.
Systems in the Universe trend toward disorder, with only applied energy keeping the chaos at bay. The concept is called entropy, and examples can be found everywhere: ice melting, campfire burning, water boiling. Zentropy theory, however, adds another level to the mix.