Professor Hazen journeyed around the globe in a new NOVA documentary

Aired January 13, 2016 on PBS, “Life’s Rocky Start” featuring Professor Hazen investigates the secret link between rocks and minerals, and every living thing on Earth. Read the program description below and watch it here: “Four and a half billion years ago, the young Earth was a hellish place—a seething chaos of meteorite impacts, volcanoes Read more about Professor Hazen journeyed around the globe in a new NOVA documentary[…]

Professor Hazen Releases New Book on Deep Carbon

The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO), led by Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences Robert Hazen, has released a landmark book recounting their findings over the past three years and their plans for the future.  The DCO is a 10-year, $500 million project investigating Earth’s deep carbon cycle.  The book was released open access online as part Read more about Professor Hazen Releases New Book on Deep Carbon[…]

Professor Hazen Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Professor Hazen was awarded the Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award on February 16, 2012. Professor Hazen has been teaching at George Mason since 1990. While at GMU, Professor Hazen has worked with fellow Robinson Professor, James Trefil, developing a curricula dedicated to teaching scientific literacy. He teaches courses on symmetry in art and science, on images Read more about Professor Hazen Receives Outstanding Faculty Award[…]

Scientific Literacy: A Modest Proposal

Robinson Professors Robert Hazen and James Trefil co-authored a chapter for a book titled Science and the Educated American: A Core Component of Liberal Education. The title of their chapter is “Scientific Literacy: A Modest Proposal.”  Their “modest proposal for achieving scientific literacy recommends reaching out to non-science majors with courses that place science–in its Read more about Scientific Literacy: A Modest Proposal[…]