Planetary Science

The Geophysical Laboratory's weekly seminar series continues with John Brucato of INAF Astrophysical Observatory of Arcetri. He will present, "Heterogeneous catalysis in harsh environments: detect organic compounds in space."

Planetary Science

Our Broad Branch Road Spring Neighborhood Lecture Series continues with Carnegie's Observatories Director John Mulchaey.  Mulchaey will present, "Eyes on the Universe: Carnegie’s Leadership in Astronomy Today."

High Pressure, Matter at Extreme States, Planetary Science

Washington, DC — Plumes of hot rock surging upward from the Earth’s mantle at volcanic hotspots contain evidence that the Earth’s formative years may have been even more chaotic than previously thought, according to new work from the Geophysical Laboratory's Yingwei Fei and Colin Jackson published in Nature.

Astrobiology, Geochemistry, Planetary Science
Teresa Fornaro is a postdoctoral fellow at the Geophysical Laboratory. Her interests pertain to astrobiology, focusing on detection of molecular biomarkers in space and origin of life investigations. She is currently working on the study of interactions of molecular biomarkers on Mars soil analogs and simulations of Martian conditions. Prior to joining GL, Teresa was at INAF - Astrophysical Observatory of Arcetri. 
 
Geochemistry, Planetary Science

The Geophysical Laboratory's weekly seminar series continues with Emily Pringle of UCSD. She will present, "Rubidium isotope insight towards understanding planetary accretion in the inner Solar System." 

High Pressure, Planetary Science

The Geophysical Laboratory's weekly seminar series continues with GL's own Zhixue Du.  He will present, "Origin of Earth’s ancient magnetic field: driven by MgO exsolution?"

Planetary Science

Our Broad Branch Road Spring Neighborhood Lecture Series continues with GL's own Stephen Elardo.  Elardo will present, "The Roadside Geology of Earth’s Moon.

Our Broad Branch Road Fall Neighborhood Lecture Series kicks-off with DTM's John Chambers.  Chambers will present, "The Mystery of Planet Formation." 

High Pressure, Matter at Extreme States, Planetary Science

Amanda Lindoo is a postdoctoral associateat the Geophysical Laboratory.  She is working with Yingwei Fei on transport processes at high pressure and liquid metal percolation in silicate matrix with implications for core formation of small planetary bodies.

Geochemistry, Planetary Science

Peng Ni is a postdoctoral fellow at the Geophysical Laboratory.  He is working with Anat Shahar on kinetic copper isotope fractionation during diffusion processes.

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