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Researchers Find Major West Antarctic Glacier Melting from Geothermal Sources

Researchers Find Major West Antarctic Glacier Melting from Geothermal Sources

Thwaites Glacier, the large, rapidly changing outlet of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is not only being eroded by the ocean, it’s being melted from below by geothermal heat, researchers at the Institute for Geophysics at The University of Texas at Austin (UTIG) report in the current edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy…   » Continue Reading

New Visual Arts Center Announces Inaugural Fall Season

The Visual Arts Center in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin has announced its inaugural fall season, exhibitions that include works by emerging artists from around the world, renowned faculty, and notable students and alumni.

Scientists Discover Concealed Glaciers on Mars at Mid-Latitudes

Scientists Discover Concealed Glaciers on Mars at Mid-Latitudes

Vast Martian glaciers of water ice under protective blankets of rocky debris persist today at much lower latitudes than any ice previously identified on Mars, says new research using ground-penetrating radar on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.