Topic: Earth

Making Stars

Aug. 5, 2012
Making Stars

UT Astronomer Don Winget is recreating white dwarf stars in the lab—research which may provide insight into the condition of the Earth's sun.

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University of Texas at Austin Astronomer Is Co-Investigator in Search for Earth-Like Planets

March 5, 2009

University of Texas at Austin astronomer Bill Cochran is one of the leading scientists involved in searching 100,000 nearby stars in our Milky Way galaxy for planets like Earth as part of NASA's Kepler mission launching tomorrow (March 6).

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At the sea floor

Feb. 21, 2008

Professor Sharon Mosher explains how the Australian-Pacific oceanic plate boundary has changed radically over time.

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