The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) has been working to serve Wisconsin for over 100 years. Part of University of Wisconsin-Extension, we provide objective scientific information about the geology, mineral resources, and water resources of Wisconsin.
The paradox of the missing xenon might sound like the title of the latest airport thriller, but it's actually a problem that's stumped geophysicists for decades. New work provides the first experimental evidence of previously theorized compounds of iron and xenon existing under the conditions found....
We asked our University of Wisconsin-Madison geology professors and geologists what their best advice for students was.
Shanan Peter says "Let your curiosity and enthusiasm for understanding the natural world steer you. Don’t be shy about being child-like in your enthusiasm and passion. And do stray into the disciplinary boundaries of your interests and challenge yourself!"