A new study co-led by a Cornell researcher has identified serpentinite – a green rock that looks a bit like snakeskin and holds fluids in its mineral structures – as a key driver of the oxygen recycling process.
The Cornell Geopaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem will help students explore opportunities for geoscience graduate study, giving them exposure to socially relevant careers in atmospheric and geological sciences.
New research co-authored by Esteban Gazel, associate professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, connects the geochemical fingerprint of the Galápagos plume with mantle materials 900 miles away, underneath Panama and Costa Rica.
The generosity of an alumna, along with a major infusion of funding from the Office of the Provost, has turbocharged Cornell’s ability to turn promising academic research into viable startups and products.
The newly released “Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 2020s,” identifies scientific priorities, opportunities and funding recommendations for the next 10 years of astronomy and astrophysics.
As scientists continue to catalog genomic variations in everything from plants to people, today’s computers are struggling to provide the power needed to find the secrets hidden within mass amounts of genomic data.