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SRI Stories: Bones of the Past

“I like to think of it as just one big puzzle,” says SRI post-doc Kasey Cole.

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Remembering Alan Rigby

Alan Rigby 1969-2024, G&G Lab Manager

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Harley Benz Distinguished Alumnus

Preeminent earthquake seismologist awarded the 2024 Distinguished Alumnus Award

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Sizing Up Courthouse Crack

Ways to measure the character and instability of rock and soil before potential disaster.

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Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats Has Long Been in Flux

Utah's Salt Flats: Salt crusts began forming long after Lake Bonneville disappeared.

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ACCESS: Sarah Lambart

Full circle: A current ACCESS participant reconnects with an ACCESS alumna in the lab.

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New Tyrannosaurus Species

Fearsome apex predator from Western North America at the twilight of the dinosaur age.

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Kona Coffee Lawsuit

Fraud-busts by determining relative concentrations of rare, inorganic minerals in beans.

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Remembering Geologist Hellmut Doelling

Remembering Hellmut Hans Doelling 1930-2023

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Revisiting the Coast Salish Woolly Dog

The origin and sudden disappearance of the culturally significant Coast Salish Woolly Dog.

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CO2 changes over past 66 M years

Geoscientists map changes in atmospheric CO2 over past 66 million years.

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Remembering Marta Weeks

“I give ... to honor my father, my husband and my father-in-law." ~Marta Weeks

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UteQuake

UteQuake returns to Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday when the Utes face UCLA

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Thumping Thermometer

Yellowstone's Doublet Pool cranks up the bass every 20 to 30 minutes by "thumping."

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Ichthyosaurs Migrations

Breeding grounds for massive prehistoric marine reptiles.

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GSL Meteorite

In order to have a meteorite named, you have to have an institution classify it.

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Stolen Ivory

What does “bomb carbon” have to do with elephant poaching?

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Utah F.O.R.G.E.

The future of geothermal energy is located in Milford, Utah.

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Hollywood Dinosaurs

Mark Loewen, of Geology & Geophysics, critiques Hollywood’s dinosaur depictions.

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Biomimetic Cephalopods

David Peterman is bringing ancient animals back to life—as robots.

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Thure Cerling Awarded the Rosenblatt

Thure E. Cerling, Distinguished Professor of Biology, is the 2022 recipient of […]

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