With a new $7 million grant, astrophysicists will re-create the physical environment inside white dwarf stars, helping reduce uncertainties about the sizes and ages of these super-dense objects.Read more
They're still under threat from global warming, but corals in the Great Barrier Reef have enough genetic variation to survive for at least another century, or more than 50 years longer than previous estimates have suggested.Read more
Two faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest learned societies for independent policy research.Read more
UT Austin has named Paul Goldbart the next dean of the College of Natural Sciences. His appointment will begin Aug.1, and he will hold the Robert E. Boyer Chair in Natural Sciences.Read more
Researchers from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) have helped discover the first subglacial lakes ever found in the Canadian High Arctic.