Vandals In Space
From planning a trip to Mars to exploring the far reaches of our solar system, University of Idaho researchers are part of game-changing discoveries.
With the help of funds from the Idaho Space Grant Consortium, Moscow High students will stream live video of August's solar eclipse as it passes over Idaho. Learn more >
Water resources professor Richard G. Allen received a grant to put water tracking software he developed on the International Space Station to monitor Earth's climate. Learn more >
Geology assistant professor Leslie Baker and her students use data collected by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to study minerals in the Columbia River Basin to understand the landscape of ancient Mars. The presence of certain clay minerals indicate that Mars was once much more Earth-like. Learn more >
Physics associate professor Jason Barnes is using Cassini data to study Titan, one of Saturn’s more than 60 moons. His discoveries include finding evidence of waves in Titan’s liquid methane seas. Learn more >
*Planets depicted not to scale. Above illustration is actual scale.