Want to know what it takes to get humans to Mars safely? The answers might be closer to home - in the form of lessons learned from geological research in Antarctica. Check out a conversation between Joe Levy and Jay Banner at the University of Texas Environmental Science Institute Hot Science at Home series - science communication and excitement for socially distanced times.

Couldn't make it to the virtual Geological Society of America meeting? Never fear! Everything you've ever wanted to know about water tracks and their role in cold desert chemical weathering is here.

This work builds on laboratory, field, and remote sensing investigations from a lab full of amazing Colgate undergrads.

Many scientific meetings we cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, including this year's Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Not to fear, the WeMartians podcast has put together an amazing virtual poster session! Click to hear the story of the Cold Dirt lab hunting ice ages on Mars.

Check out a new contribution to the Polar Literacy Initiative project. Polar Ice has been collecting science stories that share science insights through digital storytelling. My contribution is called, "The Skua," and you can find it at this link.

Interested in solving geoscience problems with drones? Want to learn what it takes to explore Antarctic soils? Check out the Colgate coverage of the establishment of a NSF CAREER award in the Cold Dirt lab!