Professor Dev Niyogi on a Texas Tribune panel on the 2021 winter storm that struck Texas and its connection to climate change.
Engineering scientist Marcy Davis talks about research on Austin lakes on KXAN.
Professor Sean Gulick appears in a NOVA documentary on the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Professor Ginny Catania shares glacier research on KXAN.
Weather forecasts impacted by global helium shortage, Russian invasion
“Helium is produced from uranium and thorium decay in the rocks. But it’s collected just like natural gas is collected in the rocks.”
Toti Larson, Research Associate
Can extinct volcano in Mississippi help state become key player in carbon storage industry?
“The Gulf Coast states are particularly well-endowed. When you look at maps of the pore space availability, these states shine out as winners.”
Susan Hovorka, Senior Research Scientist
55-sided, 555-carat ‘Enigma’ black diamond (potentially from space) goes on sale
“I believe the chances of carbonado specimens we’ve studied and seen data for being from outer space are low.”
Richard Ketcham, Professor
Climate Change Is Harming the Planet Faster Than We Can Adapt, U.N. Warns
“One of the most striking conclusions in our report is that we’re seeing adverse impacts that are much more widespread and much more negative than expected.”
Camille Parmesan, Adjunct Professor Department of Geological Sciences
UT researcher heads out on drill ship to study Earth’s past
“It’s very busy. There are no breaks, but it’s a lot of fun. We are the first people to look at these sediments and rocks, and they tell us how the Earth has changed in the past.”
Chris Lowery, Research Associate University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
A deep dive into earthquake forecasting
“There are things we’ve never been able to see before… We see the creaks and groans very close to these events.”
Laura Wallace, Research Scientist University of Texas Institute for Geophysics