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Jennifer Glass and Kim Cobb

EAS faculty urge American Geophysical Union to pursue ways to usher in change more quickly.

A rocky planet orbits the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri (Courtesy of NASA, ESA, G. Bacon STSci)

For some distant worlds, CO may indicate a robust microbial biosphere.

NASA postdoc fellows in the College of Sciences

The College of Sciences hosts six NASA Postdoctoral Program fellows.

Jennifer Glass Recognition

Earth & Atmospheric faculty member Jennifer Glass recognized for her work with Wikipedia articles.

Stars of ScienceMatters Season 2

ScienceMatters, the podcast of the College of Sciences, brings more tales of curiosity and discovery. Season 2 is now live at

Amit Reddi

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, Tech students, faculty, and staff talk about their favorite elements.

Earth (Courtesy of Rensselaer)

The Center for the Origin of Life (COOL) will explore the origins and evolution of life on Earth.

Laptop orchestra performs on Feb. 21, 2019.

Avneesh Sarwate and the School of Music's laptop orchestra perform original music inspired by the periodic table.

Kim Cobb before House Committee on Natural Resources on Feb. 6, 2019

Professor and mother urges early action to protect against the impacts of climate change.

Galileo's close encounter with a Europa water plume

Spacecraft Galileo passed through a plume of water vapor during flyby in 2000, study shows.