Earth

Planetary Sciences and Meteoritics

The study of the origin and history of the solar system, planets and natural satellites, interplanetary dust and interstellar medium, lunar samples, meteors, and meteorites, asteroids, comets, craters, and tektites.

Academics

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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Studies the interior of planets, specifically terrestrial bodies like Earth, the Moon, Mars, and Mercury.

Specializing in high-precision isotopic analyses, elemental abundances, and petrology. Our main areas of research are in the fields of cosmochemistry and mantle and crustal geochemistry.

Earth News

Jun 23, 2021 Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

Detailed observations enable better understanding of future ice shelf ...

May 12, 2021 Climate Colder on Land During Last Ice Age than Thought

Climate Colder on Land During Last Ice Age than Thought

Study uses dissolved gases in ancient groundwater as a thermometer for...