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February

  • Layered lava flows from the Bushe and Poladpur Formations near the village of Tail Baila. Image credit, Courtney Sprain.

    Did an Asteroid Cancel Dinosaurs? The Truth is in the Lava

    February 26, 2019

    About sixty-six million years ago a planet-wide catastrophe brought the non-avian dinosaurs to their demise, and the end of the Cretaceous period was marked by a mass extinction of its fauna and flora. New data, published in the journal Science, says it’s possible that intense volcanic eruptions in India coincided with the worldwide extinction – ultimately cementing the fate of the massive reptiles.  


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  • Ocean, beach and sky by Rosie Oakes

    How Fast Are the Oceans Warming?

    February 15, 2019

    The greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere make our planet habitable, taking it from an average global temperature of -18 degrees C (zero degrees F) to a balmy 15 degrees C (60 degrees F). Current human activities, such as fossil fuel burning and deforestation, are increasing the concentration of these greenhouse gases, increasing the amount of the sun’s energy that is getting trapped.

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  • Drexel College of Arts and Sciences Graduation

    Why Consider Graduate School?

    February 05, 2019

    When it comes to life after graduation, there are many exciting decisions to consider, from choosing where to put down roots, to applying for jobs and determining if graduate or professional school is right for you.

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  • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    February 04, 2019

    We are proud to recognize the recent presentations, publications, awards and honors of members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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