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The AAAS Fellowship Rosette (Photo: AAAS)

Kim M. Cobb, Hanjoong Jo, and Carlos A. R. Sa de Melo are among AAAS scientists, engineers, and innovators being recognized for scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.


Software engineering ideas

Using a new philanthropic grant, Georgia Tech will hire software engineers to write scalable, reliable, and portable open-source software for scientific research.


Enhanced Image by Gerald Eichstädt and Sean Doran (CC BY-NC-SA)/NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

New NASA satellite images of polar cyclones on Jupiter are helping Annalisa Bracco and a network of fellow scientists understand the forces and fluid dynamics that drive these unique weather patterns.


James Stringfellow

James Stringfellow, an employment specialist with experience helping Atlanta’s veterans and entertainment industry, will now assist College of Sciences students and instructors with career mapping, planning, and workforce issues.


Africa is home to a diverse range of vertebrate ecosystems, including the most complete natural community of remaining terrestrial megafauna. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Jenny McGuire will study Africa's fossil record to inform conservation biology decisions and forecast how humans and climate affect wildlife — building a better understanding between animals, physical traits over time, response to environmental changes.


A staff member assembles kits for campus Covid-19 surveillance testing

As of this week, the omicron variant makes up the majority of new coronavirus cases in the U.S.


Minda Monteagudo

Minda Monteagudo is a one-of-a-kind student, literally. She is the first student to ever graduate with a Ph.D. in ocean sciences and engineering from Georgia Tech.


At just a few inches under our feet, the rhizosphere is described as a "hotspot for microbes." (Photo by Chad Ralston)

Georgia Tech scientists and engineers are building a new DOE-funded instrument that captures 3D images of plant-microbe chemical reactions underground in an interdisciplinary effort to develop biofuels and fertilizers — and help mitigate climate change.


An underwater hydrothermal vent, or "black smoker." (Photo: NOAA)

An international team finds a new twist in the Earth’s oceanic nutrient cycles, adding new possibilities for a key building block of life on Earth and Earth-like planets beyond the solar system.


Traffic in Atlanta

School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences researchers show connections to traffic emissions as chief cause


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