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Are the remains of Theia, the impactor that created the Moon, buried deep within the Earth?

The continental sized provinces at the base of the mantle were recently proposed to the remnants of Theia, the protoplanet that struck the Earth to form the Moon 4.5 billion years ago. But are other explanations for these provinces possible? See the discussion in Science.

Are the remains of Theia, the impactor that created the Moon, buried deep within the Earth?2021-08-14T00:37:07-07:00

Congratulations Dr. Williams!

Dr. Curtis Williams is set to become the new NSF program director for EAR. He will be leaving for DC in September 2020.

Congratulations Dr. Williams!2021-08-09T03:53:50-07:00

Continents of the underworld come into focus

Research by our group about the nature of the deep Earth, led by Dr. Curtis Williams, was recently featured in the Atlantic Magazine.

Continents of the underworld come into focus2021-08-14T00:36:46-07:00

Celebrating 150 Years of the Periodic Table

In celebration of 150 years of Mendeleev's periodic table, I did a short fun little youtube video that you can check out from this UC Davis website.

Celebrating 150 Years of the Periodic Table2021-08-14T00:37:30-07:00

Congratulations to Cole Bishop!

Cole Bishop has been awarded the Livermore Graduate Scholar Fellowship. Way to go Cole!

Congratulations to Cole Bishop!2021-08-10T16:00:17-07:00

Gigantic masses in the Earth’s mantle have existed for more than 4 billion years.

Research about the antiquity of the continental sized large low shear wave velocity provinces at the core-mantle boundary was published in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems: Primitive helium is sourced from seismically slow regions in the lowermost mantle by Curtis Williams, Sujoy Mukhopadhyay, Maxwell Rudolph and Barbara Romanowicz, and was featured in GeoSpace.

Gigantic masses in the Earth’s mantle have existed for more than 4 billion years.2021-08-14T00:38:05-07:00

Congratulations Dr. Péron on being award the Pete Burnard prize!

Dr. Sandrine Peron was award the Pete Burnard prize that recognizes an early-career scientist (max 4 years after PhD), who has made a significant contribution to the analytical development and advancement of noble gas measurements.

Congratulations Dr. Péron on being award the Pete Burnard prize!2021-08-14T00:38:29-07:00
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