Jackson School of Geosciences

NASA Selects Jackson School Postdoc’s Pick for Mars Rover Landing Site

For the past four years, a University of Texas at Austin postdoctoral fellow Tim Goudge has been making the case to send an upcoming Mars mission to Jezero Crater. On Monday, Nov. 19, NASA announced that the crater …

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College of Natural Sciences

Deep-Sea Microbes Gobble Greenhouse Gases and Perhaps Oil Spills

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute have discovered nearly two dozen new types of microbes, many of which use hydrocarbons such as methane and butane as energy sources to …

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Cockrell School of Engineering

Hal Alper Recognized for Sustainable Materials and Chemicals

Hal Alper, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering's McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, is the recipient of the 2019 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering.

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