Researchers at UT Austin have found that a well-known period of abrupt climate change 12,000 years ago occurred rapidly in northern latitudes but much more gradually in equatorial regions, a discovery that could prove important for understanding and responding to future climate change.Read more
New technique pioneered by UT Austin scientists is an essential step to understanding the future of the world’s largest glaciers as climate changes.Read more
Researchers have found that parts of the western Solomon Islands, a region thought to be free of large earthquakes until an 8.1 magnitude quake devastated the area in 2007, have a long history of big seismic events.Read more
UT Austin researchers are making the most of a rainy spring in Central Texas. Learn how Longhorns are working with the weather.Read more
Ice-penetrating radar technology developed by The University of Texas at Austin Institute for Geophysics will be used to scan Europa to look for environments that could sustain life.