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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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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Interview with NPR: My Grandson The Rock

Robinson Professor Robert Hazen did an interview for NPR which aired on November 11th, 2010. He spoke about the “coevolution of life and rocks.” Click here to listen to the interview.


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Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, Presented the Opening Keynote Address

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, presented the opening keynote address, “Mineralogical Co-Evolution of the Geo- and Biospheres,” at the quadrennial meeting of the International Mineralogical Association in Budapest, Hungary.