On August 21, 2019, the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics and the world of ocean sciences lost a luminary leader and pioneering geophysicist. Arthur (Art) Maxwell served as director from 1982 to 1994. His colleagues remember an inspirational man of science who cared greatly about the Institute and its people. “You always felt like […]
By Jamie Austin Arthur E. (Art) Maxwell had one of the most distinguished careers in administration in the history of the ocean sciences in the U.S. He served in the U.S. Navy during part of WWII, after receiving an undergraduate degree from New Mexico Tech. He received a graduate degree from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, […]
UTIG is excited to announce that Mrinal Sen and Gail Christeson will be the new Associate Directors. “UTIG is fortunate to have such capable scientists who are willing to help with the administration of our group,” said UTIG Director Terry Quinn. “I look forward to working with them in their new roles.” As associate directors, […]
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.
UTIG graduate research assistant Chad Greene was part of a research team from Texas to present a new paper aimed at getting scientists to think as seriously about color as they do about language. The research group notes that there exists a double standard in research, where language which is perfectly accurate, can still be called out by a reviewer for not being scientific enough, whereas inaccuracies in figures run rampant