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Tidal Evolution of the Moon: Earth started tilted over

Our new model for the tidal evolution of the moon was published online today in Nature: Tidal Evolution of the Moon from a high-obliquity, high-angular-momentum Earth. The tidal evolution is a big piece of the puzzle of lunar origin. Read more about our work on making the Earth and Moon.

By |2016-10-31T15:12:01-07:00October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tidal Evolution of the Moon: Earth started tilted over

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 and disk.

By |2016-09-16T16:00:26-07:00September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on K isotopes differ for Earth and Moon

Congratulations, Erik!

Erik Davies has been awarded a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for his proposed research on the "Thermodynamics and Mechanics of Large Impacts." Congrats!

By |2016-05-23T16:29:32-07:00May 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations, Erik!

Lab Job Opening

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.

By |2016-05-04T16:40:46-07:00May 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lab Job Opening