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Damian Nance book provides new chapters on history of Earth

3 months 3 weeks ago

Damian Nance with colleagues at rock outcropping  From Ohio University News Twenty-five years ago, a book by two geology professors described an amazing history of the world, a cycle of mountains rising and continents colliding. Now Damian Nance and Margaret Thompson bring together scientists from around the world in a new book—with new scientific insights that […]

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Alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam admonishes scientists against deep-sea groupthink, provides roadmap for researchers

5 months 4 weeks ago

Ganapathy Shanmugam, portraitFrom Ohio University News The science of deep-sea sediment is not settled, and adhering to popular models could have negative economic consequences, said Ohio University alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam. Shanmugam arrived in Athens in 1970 to study geology. He capped a 50-year career spanning industry and academia by challenging 10,000 scientists […]

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Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

8 months 2 weeks ago

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and […]

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