News archive - November 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

Earth scientists suggest a whiff from blue-green algae likely responsible for Earth’s oxygen

Earth's oxygen-rich atmosphere emerged in whiffs from a kind of blue-green algae in shallow oceans around 2.5 billion years ago, according to new research from Canadian and American scientists.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Commemorative 2015 Farvolden Day Lecture welcomes a packed house

Prof. Dave Rudolph speaking at the 2015 Farvolden Day Lecture.

Earth and Environmental Sciences celebrated their 50th anniversary on Friday with a special Farvolden Day lecture and reception, rounding out the evening with a celebratory dinner.