Sarah Stewart’s research group investigates the formation and evolution of planetary bodies. Our primary techniques are shock wave experiments to measure material properties and numerical simulations of planetary processes. We tackle a broad range of problems in planetary science by focusing on understanding the feedbacks between physical processes and changes in material properties.
UC Davis Shock Compression Laboratory under construction.
September 16th, 2016|Comments Off on K isotopes differ for Earth and Moon
Kun Wang and Stein Jacobsen's new paper "Potassium isotopic evidence for a high-energy giant impact origin of the Moon", published online in Nature, supports the idea that the Moon condensed from a highly vaporized Earth [...]
Junior Specialist in the Shock Compression Laboratory We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to assist with laboratory research investigating the response of geophysical materials to extreme pressures and temperatures.
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