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PEI awards $1.01 million in Water and the Environment Grand Challenge projects

October 1, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

The ecological impacts of extreme weather, a national “climate park” in the New Jersey Meadowlands, and engineered nanoparticles that target groundwater pollutants are among the 13 projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) as part of its Water and…

Onstott’s Discovery of Worms in Earth’s Depths Raises Questions About Life in Space

July 11, 2011 ・ Nick DiUlio, News at Princeton

After digging holes in the Earth’s crust for nearly two decades, Princeton University geoscientist Tullis Onstott is now making headlines for unearthing “worms from hell.” Onstott’s research team, which he led with Gaetan Borgonie of the University of Ghent in…

Going Underground for a Climate Solution

December 14, 2009 ・ Chris Emery

Catherine Peters, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, tours the Homestake Mine in South Dakota, where she plans to test whether the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide can be stored safely underground. (Photo: Bill Harlan/Sanford Underground Laboratory) Hoping to…