The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is delighted to announce that Assistant Professor Sarah Hörst has been awarded the 2020 Early Career Award from the Laboratory Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society. The citation highlights Sarah’s groundbreaking work in understanding planetary chemistry. Congratulations, Sarah!
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Cecilia Howard, a senior undergraduate and joint major in EPS and Molecular & Cellular Biology, has been featured in the Fall 2019 edition of the Krieger School’s Arts & Sciences magazine for her recent field work in the Atlantic Ocean. As a participant in the Sea Education Association’s Marine Biodiversity and Conservation program, Cecilia spent […]
The Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is pleased to announce a symposium on the afternoon of October 4, 2019 celebrating the career of Prof. Darrell Strobel. The event will begin with lunch at 12:00 PM in 110 Hodson Hall on the Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus. Guest speakers will include researchers from […]
Congratulations to graduate student Miché Aaron for being awarded third place in the Student Poster Presentation at AbSciCon 2019. Miche is also featured in the Johns Hopkins newsletter The Hub for her compilation of fellowships, scholarships, internships, grants, and other resources for underrepresented minority students. Congratulations!
Congratulations to graduate student Regupathi Angappan for being awarded a NASA FINESST grant (Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology) to conduct numerical magnetohydrodynamic simulations of Mercury’s magnetic field.
Johns Hopkins planetary science postdoc and lunar enthusiast Viranga Perera uses the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing as inspiration for a fall semester class on cultural depictions and interpretations of the moon throughout history. The article was written by Jacob deNobel for The Hub.
As an aspiring first-generation PhD student, Lavontria Miché Aaron found that applying to graduate school was difficult on many levels. Her family had no experience with the procedure and she had limited financial resources. Read more on Nature Magazine.
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has selected Ben Zaitchik for its Voices for Science program. This program is available to scientists with strong communication skills and an interest in sharing the value and impact of Earth and space science with key decision makers, journalists, and public audiences, to increase the widespread understanding of and support […]
Two students affiliated with the Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences recently were awarded the highly competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Lyle Nelson, a graduate student with Prof. Emmy Smith, is a geologist working on understanding the transition between the early complex life forms of the Ediacaran period and those […]
Two members of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences are among the eight young scientists awarded the 51 Pegasi B Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy by the Heising-Simons Foundation. Xinting Yu, a member of Prof. Sarah Hörst’s research group who recently defended her dissertation on the properties of exotic materials on Titan, will take the […]