Topic: Earth & Space

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Ink-Stained Wretch?

Seeking clarity on who should call themselves a journalist.

Fall 2013 - New & Now

Closer Look: Supervolcanic Delivery

Geological evidence indicates that when "supervolcanoes" erupt, the results might best be described as apocalyptic.

Fall 2013

Famine Fighter

Perry Gustafson believes we can win the battle against world hunger.

Fall 2012

Cosmic Confusion

Why the Pioneer spacecraft behaved strangely in space.

Fall 2012 - New & Now

Tiny Toxins

Products with carbon nanotubes are flooding the marketplace. The spillover may be hurting rivers and streams.

Fall 2012 - New & Now

Beautiful, Fragile World

Earlier this year,National Geographic contract photographer and MU graduate Peter Essick returned to Columbia. The images he brought with him still resonate.

Spring 2012

Closer Look: "Prescribed" Burns

But just how helpful are "prescribed" burns? Do they enhance or hurt the bottom line for timber harvesters?

Spring 2012

Ill Wind, Uncommon Cold

An atmospheric scientist and his students revisit the Midwest's storm of the century.

Fall 2011

High and Dry

As water becomes increasingly precious, can farmers grow more with less?

Spring 2011

City and Stream

Lessons learned at Columbia’ Hinkson Creek, a pollution-prone urban stream, could benefit waterways across the nation.

Fall 2010

Constructive Collaboration

Sea-going scientists get to the bottom of the Haitian earthquake.

Spring 2010 - New & Now

Worrisome Weather

Atmospheric blocking is becoming less rare, and climate scientists are concerned.

Spring 2010 - New & Now

Cataclysm Confirmed

An MU geologist helps quiet the ‘single impact’ controversy.

Spring 2010 - New & Now

Molten Planet

A breakthrough technology leads to a new understanding of the Earth’s mobile, and malleable, inner core.

Fall 2009

Star Power

Comet-like knots provide fireworks for curious astronomers.

Fall 2009 - New & Now

Darkness Visible

A day without sun in colonial New England.

Fall 2008 - New & Now

Charting a Path to the Planets

An evolutionary algorithm plots a new course in space travel.

Spring 2008

Closer Look: Shake Machine

Seismologists at MU have positioned ‘broadband’ seismographs in some of the world’s most quake-prone regions including, most recently, the high Tibetan Plateau.

Fall 2007 - New & Now

World’s End

Did a single asteroid bring down the dinosaurs?

Spring 2007

Gravity Unbound

Spring 2007 - New & Now

The Imagined Landscape

When it comes to land use, image is everything.

Fall 2006

Feeling the Heat

Fall 2006 - New & Now

Cold Comfort

Curt Davis recently discovered that, despite rising global temperatures, Antarctica’s interior ice sheet is actually gaining mass.

Spring 2006

Fields of Green

Can real grass survive the artificial onslaught?

Spring 2006

Missouri’s Terroir d’Exception

When it comes to fine food and wine, there’s no place like home.

Spring 2006

Slow Spin Zone

Spring 2006 - New & Now

Old Oceans

Spring 2004 - New & Now

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