This post is the first in a series from the Genesis of Methane Hydrate in Coarse-Grained Systems: Northern Gulf of Mexico Slope (GOM^2) expedition. The whiteboard in the galley said, “DEPARTURE 5/1 0700.” What began as an idea in June 2014, followed by lab and land trials in Utah and Central Texas in 2015, had finally […]
A new study by UTIG Research Associate Joseph Levy used new dating techniques to determine that Antarctic paleolakes that grew during the last ice age stuck around much longer than previously thought. The study, “Luminescene dating of paleolake deltas and glacial deposits in Garwood Valley, Antarctica: Implications for climate, Ross ice sheet dynamics, and paleolake […]
Strange, funnel-shaped depressions on Mars could be a new place to look for signs of life on the Red Planet, according to a new UTIG-led study.