Perseverance Rover’s journey to Mars

U alum Thomas Stucky, a KBRwyle engineer at NASA’s Ames Research Center, talked about NASA’s mission to search for life on Mars—and prepare for future human explorers.

A reversal of Earth’s geomagnetic field

Approximately 42,000 years ago the Earth’s geomagnetic field reversed, triggering dramatic climate shifts and fueling ecological change on a global scale.

First daily surveillance of emerging COVID-19 hotspots

As COVID-19 outbreaks sweep across communities, local officials are forced into a whack-a-mole approach to battling the virus. Geographers hope a new method will provide timely data to inform public policy.

A caucasian astronaut in a space walk suit.

10 life lessons from an astronaut

Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space, answered questions on maintaining physical and mental health, finding inspiration and remaining curious while in isolation.