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The UGA Honors Summer Interdisciplinary Field Program (IFP) operated out of the department of geology is now in its 29th year. This summer’s group of 19 students come from a broad array of majors including geology, anthropology, ecology, engineering, as well as the arts and business. They are experiencing the challenges of outdoor living in temperatures that range from freezing to 115°...

Murph 4.JPGLast year Simona Hunyadi Murph, a UGA researcher and adjunct professor in the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of physics and astronomy, successfully turned “rust into gold” using advanced nanoparticle research methods. The discovery will make the use of nanoscale gold in research settings and industrial applications far more affordable.

Hurricanes, Black Holes and Gamma Rays

If you're not following Marshall Shepherd on social media, you're missing out on an opportunity to learn about a whole spectrum of science-related topics that may never have crossed your mind previously. Shepherd, the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor  and the director for the program in atmospheric sciences at UGA, not only has his finger on the pulse of breaking news in the climate and weather research fields, he also writes about it for Forbes.

Mapping the change in deep ocean habitats

Myctophum_Lantern.jpgGoogle maps for the undersea world? A new University of Georgia project is designed to make that become a reality.

The project, Mapping Deep Blue Habitat in a Changing Climate, aims to create an underwater 3-D map that illustrates spatial information about habitat characteristics like temperature, oxygen, light, using computational and graphical tools so that scientists, stakeholders, and the...

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