geology and geophysics

Going super small to get super strong metals

Experiments challenge long-held assumptions about the strength of metals.


The Wasatch Front: A living lab

A new cross-campus partnership multiplies and unifies the U’s environmental observations of the Wasatch Front.


HUMANS OF THE U: JIM KARNER

“We do the recoveries and the collection of meteorites in Antarctica. Forty-one years now we’ve been recovering meteorites and bringing those samples to science.”


U REMEMBERS FRANCIS ‘FRANK’ BROWN

The distinguished professor of geology and geophysics, and Dean Emeritus of the College of Mines and Earth Sciences, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017,  at age 73.


WATER POWERS

Water takes center stage in new U certificate program.