Earth & Planetary Sciences

Students watching eclipse on the McGill lawn Webcasts

The magic of a solar eclipse

Don’t miss the latest edition of the McGill News webcast where the focus is on the celestial event of a lifetime.


A look back at the “Boring Billion”

Peter Crockford, PhD’18, recently explored the impact that cyanobacteria had on Earth’s atmosphere more than a billion years ago.


Bedrock support from a mining maven

A landmark $5-million gift from Canadian geologist Bob Wares, BSc’79, DSc’12, will be used to support fellowships, field trips and outreach activities in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science. The gift will also launch the Wares Science Innovation Prospectors Fund, designed to support innovative, high-risk research.

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