Mark Hammond is a Lindemann Trust Research Fellow who studies the atmospheric circulation of exoplanets, which are planets that orbit stars other than the Sun.Learn More Spotlight Archive
Nigel Brauser is a graduate student who studies the materials of the Earth’s core using diamond anvil cell experiments coupled with computer models.Learn More Spotlight Archive
April 09, 2021
Department Chair Fred Ciesla has co-authored two new papers that examine carbon and its role in creating the building blocks for the beginning of Earth as a planet. The papers propose a new theory that winnows down Earth's formation into the first million or so years of the solar system's existence from a previously estimated period of 150 million years.
April 09, 2021
Professor David Archer is profiled in a News story on the Physical Sciences Division website, highlighting his work in Climate Science.
April 06, 2021
GeoSci Research Professors Mark Rivers and Stephen Sutton receive 2021 APSUO Arthur H. Compton Award, which recognizes an important scientific or technical accomplishment at the Advanced Photon Source.
April 01, 2021
Congratulations to graduate student Megan Mansfield for receiving a fellowship through the prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program! Megan's selected proposal, "Atmospheres as Windows to the Diversity of Extrasolar Planets", will fund her postdoctoral work at the Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona.