Please contact Sarah if you are interested in our graduate program in planetary sciences. Our application deadline have moved to December 15.
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 [...]
We are installing the new 2-stage light gas gun. This instrument lets us reach pressures found in the Earth's core. It was built by Physics Applications Inc.
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 [...]
Our lab has moved from Harvard to UC Davis!
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!