Tens of thousands of years ago, the Northern Hemisphere was covered by continental glaciers. These glaciers acted like bulldozers, pushing dirt and rocks across the land and dumping them kilometres away, leaving a mystery for those who look for and study mineral deposits: How to tell if there is a hidden deposit buried metres below.
In honour of this month's FaceForward theme, Memorial Up North, the Faculty of Science is sharing some of the best related stories from our news archives.
The Department of Ocean Sciences is sad to announce the death of one of its seals.
Millennium, nicknamed Lenny, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6. Staff and volunteers of the seal facility at the Ocean Sciences Centre are deeply saddened by the loss.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA) has appointed Dr. Ian Fleming the first holder of its Wallenberg Professorship.
Dr. Fleming was invited to KLSA’s 202nd commemorative meeting in Stockholm in late January to recognize the announcement in the presence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden.
Memorial University’s Department of Earth Sciences will use a $1.98 million contribution from Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) to create the Hibernia Project Geophysics Support Fund to enhance geophysics education and research.