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A difference of degrees: NAU scientist examines Earth’s changing tilt, its effect on Antarctic ice cores and what that tells us about climate

Michael Erb looked at how the changing axial tint of the Earth affects climate and how measuring Antarctic ice cores in different time spans can yield different results.
10-Apr-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Permafrost Carbon Network Study Links Climate Policy to Reduced Effects of Emissions From Thawing Soil

Findings of a new study organized by the Permafrost Carbon Network (PCN) suggest that putting more effective greenhouse gas controls in place for the rest of this century could help mitigate the effects of climate change on the release of carbon...
4-Apr-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Suggests Widespread Presence of Water on the Moon

In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed remote-sensing data from two lunar missions and concluded that water appears to be evenly spread across the surface of the moon, not confined to a particular region or type of...
3-Apr-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Physicist Contributes to New Optomechanical Theory with Potential Application in Quantum Computing

By Kerry Bennett Office of the Vice President for ResearchA new study published in Nature Physics describes how a team of scientists used a laser beam to gain access to long-lived sound waves in crystalline solids as the basis for a potentially new...
2-Apr-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Could a Trade War Affect Your Community and Your Wallet?

The NSF-funded FEWSION Project maps the U.S. economy's food, energy and water systems. In light of the proposed tariffs, the researchers looked at how Americans could be affected differently.
28-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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From Basic to Translational Research: Scientist Uses Microbial Sequencing to Understand and Treat Respiratory Diseases

Microbiologist Emily Cope talks about her research on how altered microbiota composition or function influences airway inflammatory diseases, chiefly CRS as well as asthma and cystic fibrosis.
26-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PhenoCam Network Harnesses ‘Big Data’ to Predict Impact of Warmer Climate on Ecosystem Productivity and Carbon Cycling

A new paper by Northern Arizona University professor Andrew Richardson published in the journal Scientific Data describes a vast network of digital cameras designed to capture millions of images documenting seasonal changes of vegetation across...
12-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Quantify Nutritional Value of Soil Fungi to the Serengeti Food Web

A new study by Northern Arizona University scientists shows how much arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the complex ecosystem that makes up the Serengeti.
13-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Astronomer Available to Discuss TESS, Its Likely Contributions to Growing Field of Exoplanets

16-Apr-2018 4:55 PM EDT

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Thus, Let the Beat Rock, Rock on Indeed: Black Music Here to Stay, and It’s Time Grammy Awards Recognizes It

29-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST

Astronomer: Interstellar Mystery Object Indicative of Planetary Formation Throughout Milky Way

30-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Expert on Near-Earth Space Objects Available to Discuss Thursday's Asteroid Appearance

11-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Expert available to discus earthquake swarm, 8.0M earthquake in Mexico

7-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT

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Forestry Experts Available to Discuss Causes, Effects of Dozens of Fires in Western U.S.

6-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

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U.S. Permafrost Expert Selected to Be Lead Author for Global Report on Cryosphere, Dangers of Its Thawing

Ecologist Ted Schuur studies the frozen lands in the Arctic that are thawing as the climate warms, releasing previously captured greenhouse gases into the environment and continuing the cycle.
6-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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Manic Moonday: Astronomer Discusses #solareclipse2017, Why People Should Experience the Celestial Scenery

Ty Robinson talks about what eclipses demonstrate about the movement of exoplanets and touches on how alien life may fit into this celestial event.
15-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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