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Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Rochester geophysicists’ latest findings contradict longstanding assumptions about whether Earth's moon ever had a magnetic shield.
Tue, 18 May 2021
The DAAD-RISE program enables outstanding students in the sciences to conduct research at top German universities.
Fri, 04 Dec 2020
Researchers have used magnetism to determine, for the first time, when asteroids that are rich in water and amino acids first arrived in the inner solar system.
Fri, 17 Jul 2020
Using sand, marbles, and mathematical modeling, Rochester researchers from across departments worked to improve the accuracy of data collected from the surfaces of asteroids.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020
New Rochester research indicates that the global glaciation period known as Snowball Earth began earlier than previously thought, work that adds to the understanding of how the planet's climate changes.