Earth and Space Science

The Department of Earth and Space Science, Graduate School of Science of Osaka University, is a unique department established in 1995, aimed at developing a new horizon in the research and education of earth and space science from a physics-based perspective. The principal goals of our department's research activities are to understand the extreme state of matter in space, including even life, and to decipher the many diverse phenomena which occur in space, the planets and the Earth.