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!
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.
Congratulations to graduate student Erik Davies for passing his qualifying exam!