Some thoughts on the theme of World Space Week. I love this graphic by Photon Illustration. https://americangeophysicalunion.tumblr.com/post/178727321633/photo-courtesy-of-sarah-t-stewart-uc-davis-space
Dr. Simon Lock has completed his dissertation on "The formation, structure and evolution of terrestrial planets." He is now a postdoctoral researcher at Caltech.
We are pleased to announce the launch of CLEVER Planets (the Cycling of Life-Essential Volatile Elements on Rocky Planets), a NASA NExSS team investigating the necessary chemistry for a rocky planet to host life. UC Davis [...]
We present a new model for lunar accretion with a terrestrial synestia. The Moon is depleted in volatile elements compared to Earth. Our model explains the pattern and magnitude of depletion of these elements. The [...]
Welcome to Bethany Chidester and Megan Duncan!
The Origins Group finds many reasons to throw a party. The latest reason was making planet cakes! We made Jupiter and Earth with Pangea. (Image gallery -- click on the cakes)