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Members of the public are invited to bring their backyard fossil or rock finds to the South Dakota Mines Museum of Geology on Saturday, Sept. 23, for the annual Rock and Fossil ID Day.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Mines has added a new scientific instrument to the portfolio of devices on campus that tests water for trace elements and contaminants. 
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Dr. Gokce Ustunisik, and Alexander Rogaski have produced minerals found on Mars by experimentally mimicking the conditions in Martian fumaroles, or vents found in areas of volcanic activity. 
Monday, August 28, 2023
South Dakota Mines has created a new multidisciplinary Center for Sustainable Solutions. The center will be a hub for research and development around sustainability including water quality, emerging contaminants, agriculture, infrastructure, carbon capture, biofuels, bioplastics, environmental stewardship and more.   
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Property Meld sponsored a year-long research project undertaken by three computer science students at South Dakota Mines in an effort to inform new models for scheduled maintenance on homes and apartments.  
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Wildfire smoke may have a significant impact on the efficiency of solar panels and the overall effort to transition nation’s energy production from fossil fuels to more solar based systems. 
Monday, August 21, 2023
South Dakota Mines invites the community to Hardrockers at Summer Nights from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, on 7th Street in downtown Rapid City. 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
A Wyoming coal mine might be the last place you’d think to be investing in research on next-generation renewable energy strategy, but that’s exactly what Amy McBrayer, Ph.D., has undertaken during doctoral studies at South Dakota Mines.  
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