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John Tarduno and the Paleomagnetic Research Group's work in Earth's magnetic field has been highlighted in a recent Science article that tells how scientists examine the secrets of Earth's inner core. -- 31 March 2022


Lunar samples solve mystery of the Moon's supposed magnetic shield -- 04 August 2021
    See John Tarduno's article in The Conversation 


New clues lead to a better understanding of the evolution of the solar system and the origin of Earth as a habitable planet -- 04 December 2020 


John Tarduno discusses the Ediacaran magnetic field with BBC World Service - Science in Action. 
- Link to full podcast  (segment begins at 14:28 and ends at 20:33) -- 3 February 2019
- Media clip of John Tarduno's interview with Science in Action

Earth's inner core is younger than we thought -- Richard Bono (PhD '16) and the UR Paleomagnetism Lab present vital clues - 30 January 2019



A sparkling summer in the field - Geology major Ben Crummins ’20, left, and physics major Frank Padgett III ’19 accompanied John Tarduno, professor and chair of earth and environmental sciences, to Labrador, Canada, this summer where the group conducted field work. - 15 August 2018

Division of Earth Sciences Express Update - Winter 2018 Vol. 3 - The Earth sciences community is abuzz about changes to the Earth's magnetic field, which points our compass needles North and protects our atmosphere from harmful radiation. EAR-supported University of Rochester researchers John Tarduno and Vincent Hare have helped start a conservation about the anomaly. Their article in The Conversation is well on its way to a million reads!  - 28 February 2018

New data helps explain recent fluctuations in Earth's Magnetic Field - 28 February 2018


John Tarduno to receive the 2017 Petrus Peregrinus Medal in recognition of his research on the evolution of the early Earth's magnetic field - 23 March 2017

John Tarduno and post-doctoral researcher Vincent Hare discuss the weakening of Earth's magnetic field
           The Conversation - 5 February 2017
           Newsweek - 6 February 2017  


New prehistoric bird species discovered by a team of University of Rochester geologists, led by John Tarduno 19 December 2016

Searching for more insights on Earth's magnetic field - Prof. John Tarduno leads students on expeditions to southern Africa and Australia  17 August 2016


John Tarduno to receive Royal Astronomical Society's Price Medal 11 January 2016



John Tarduno and Paleomagnetic Research Group publish 2 articles bracketing Earth's magnetic field
First measurements taken of South Africa's iron age magnetic field history
           New Scientist


Researchers find that Earth's magnetic shield is 500 million years older than previously thought
           New Scientist
           Nature News



John Tarduno receives the the 2014 Outstanding Publication Award from the Geological Society of America Geology and Tectonics Division



John Tarduno speaks with 1370 Connections about his recent RMSC "Science on the Edge" Lecture entitled "Crocodiles at the Poles: Viewing the Past and Future Ice-free Arctic"



Rare meteorites created in violent celestial collision


"Top of the World" - Undergrads discuss their experience in the High Canadian Arctic during the Summer 2012 Field Season - Rochester Review


John Tarduno weighs in on "What if Earth's Magnetic Poles Flip?"



John Tarduno: Oldest Measurement of Earth's Magnetic Field Reveals History of Battle Between Sun and Earth for Our Atmosphere



John Tarduno and Cognitive Scientists Use Eye-Tracking Technology to Learn What Makes a Great Geologist - University of Rochester Press Release, August 12, 2009

Mantle Plumes May Bend Deep Beneath Earth's Crust - University of Rochester Press Release, April 2, 2009

Ancient Turtle Migrated from Asia to America Over a Tropical Arctic - collection of news articles related to Geology publicationFebruary 2, 2009.



When crocodiles roamed the Arctic - New Scientist, June 18, 2008 - subscription required

John Tarduno explores traveling ‘hotspots’ - Currents, February 4, 2008



Prof. Tarduno receives the Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Currents, May 14, 2007

Prof. Tarduno named Fellow of the American Geophysical Union - March 1, 2007



Prof. Tarduno named Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation - April 20, 2006



Prof. Tarduno elected fellow of AAAS - January 5, 2004



Prof. John Tarduno receives Goergen Award for Contribution to Undergraduate Education - Currents, August 27, 2001



Tarduno leads students on `Field Quest' - Currents, May 1, 2000

John Tarduno to Discuss Hawaiian Hotspots As Part of JOI/USSAC Lecture - Franklin and Marshall News Release, September, 2000



Fossil Evidence Tells of Arctic Warming - Currents, January 11, 1999

Braving the Arctic Tundra: Geology Is Where You Find It, Students Say - Rochester Review, 1997