Post-doc Jun Yang and professor Dorian Abbot find that the most common star type can support planets with liquid water.Read More at Astrobiology Magazine Spotlight Archive
PhD student Rebecca Fischer uses the department's Laboratory of Mineral Physics to investigate the composition and formation of the Earth.Learn More Spotlight Archive
June 30, 2016
Assistant Professor Edwin Kite has been awarded the 2016 Ronald Greeley Early Career Award in Planetary Science by the American Geophysical Union in recognition of his significant early career contributions to planetary science. Congratulations Edwin!
June 22, 2016
Jake Waldbauer was selected as an Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution by the Simons Foundation. This award recognizes outstanding research accomplishment and promise in microbial oceanography. Jake is one of only four Investigators selected for 2016. Congratulations Jake!
June 08, 2016
Francois Tissot, who finished his PhD with Nicolas Dauphas last fall, has won the 2015 Nininger Meteorite Award for his paper "Origin of uranium isotope variations in early solar nebula condensates." Congratulations Francois!
June 03, 2016
Graduate student Lily Thompson has been accepted into the Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide program to study in Japan next year, sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Congratulations Lily!