Just before the spacecraft Juno finishes a five-year trip to Jupiter on Monday, NASA has decided to extend the missions of nine older robotic explorers that have lived beyond original expectations.

The agency announced the ...

Professor Schlichting is a theorist and observer in planetary astrophysics who works primarily on understanding planetary origins. She received her PhD from Caltech in 2009, and following a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellowship in residence at UCLA ...

Maha Ashour-Abdalla, a professor of physics and researcher with the Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics, with expertise in space plasma physics and a passion for teaching, died May 1. She was 72. Until very ...

Tenure Track Position in Geoscience

Posted on May 16, 2016

We seek an outstanding faculty member for the Louis B and Martha B Slichter Endowed Chair in the Geosciences. The position is open at all levels. Review of applications will commence October 1st. See below ...

Here are some words from Dean Joseph Rudnick:
It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Professor Jean-Luc Margot has agreed to serve as Chair of the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences ...