NASA has selected twenty-eight researchers as participating scientists for the Curiosity Mars rover mission, including Christopher Fedo of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UT. Clarksville Online featured Christopher Fedo in a story about the appointment.
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Chris Fedo is one of the newest members of the Curiosity Mars Rover mission. Fedo, the Carden Professor of Sedimentary Geology in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, is one of six newcomers NASA selected for the rover’s science team.
Forty agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation spent this week training at UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center. Members of the media featured the agents’ excavation exercise Friday in several stories.
Several local media outlets featured stories about a unique UT project that aims to empower residents and help city planners.
The Knoxville Mercury has featured a multidisciplinary UT research project that aims to better understand how climate affects Knoxville residents on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis.
A better understanding of how carbon cycles through the ocean could advance our knowledge of climate change, according to a UT researcher.
The Palm Beach Post featured a unique study that is examining tornadoes in Dixie Alley, which loosely includes Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and sometimes the western stretch of Florida. Kelsey Ellis, climatologist and UT assistant professor of geography, is a research participant in the study.
After thirty-nine years at UT, David Northington gave his final concert as a faculty member Sunday, March 6. The Knoxville News Sentinel featured Northington’s last concert prior to the event.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Knoxville News Sentinel and the Chattanoogan, and highlighted the recent findings of Dan Simberloff and Christy Leppanen about the possible link between hemlock woolly adelgids’ winter activity and climate change.
Industry publications highlight Jeremy Smith’s lignin research.