Bruce Fegley and Laura Schaefer have co-written a chapter on the Earth’s earliest atmospheres with Kevin Zahnle of NASA Ames. The chapter will appear in a book about the origins of life edited by Dave Deamer and Jack Szostak. A preprint of the chapter is available here.
December 21, 2009
August 15, 2009
A new poster, made by Dr. Katharina Lodders, is available here. This poster gives a graphical summary of the research being done in the Planetary Chemistry Laboratory and was prepared for display during the upcoming visit of Professor Gary Wihl the new Dean of Arts and Sciences to the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences on August 17th.
January 16, 2009
Dr. Lodders created a movie about the discovery of the elements in the periodic table. It can be viewed at the link.
November 23, 2008
Professor Fegley and Laura Schaefer submitted an invited chapter titled “Cosmochemistry” to the Proceedings of the Kodai School on Synthesis of Elements in Stars, which Professor Fegley attended in May 2008. A preprint of the chapter is available for download here.
May 28, 2008
Professor Fegley and Dr. Katharina Lodders visited the Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bangalore, India and presented several talks. Their talks can be downloaded as pdf files by clicking on the files below.
Chemistry in the Atmospheres of Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets by Katharina Lodders
Professor Fegley and Dr. Lodders also presented at the Kodai School on Synthesis of Elements in Stars. Their presentations can be downloaded below:
Abundances of the Elements – Solar, Meteoritic, and Outside the Solar System by Katharina Lodders