In Memoriam: Professor Leon Knopoff

Posted on Feb. 8, 2011

We are sad to report the passing of Professor Leon Knopoff. Leon contributed to ESS, as well as IGPP and Physics, over a long and much decorated career. He is survived by his wife, Joanne ...

Congratulations to Margy Kivelson, who has been named Honorary Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. Fellowship recognizes eminence in the fields of astronomy, solar-system sciences, and/or geophysics. It is another outstanding honor in a ...

Congratulations to Bruce Runnegar, who has been awarded the 2010 Paleontological Society Medal. The PS medal is the society's most prestigious prize. It is awarded to a person whose eminence is based on the advancement ...

ARTEMIS spacecraft begin lunar work

Posted on Nov. 3, 2010

The two satellites of the ARTEMIS mission, led by Prof. Vassilis Angelopoulos, are now in lunar orbit and beginning to collect data on the space environment around the moon. For more, see the article featured ...

Graduate student Carolyn Crow has a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal. She is featured in a NASA Goddard video describing the work.

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/planet-colors.html