The Planetary Chemistry Laboratory at Washington University in Saint Louis

August 23, 2009

Two papers on chondritic meteorites 2009

Two papers by Laura Schaefer and Prof. Fegley have been accepted for publication. The paper Chemistry of Silicate Atmospheres of Evaporating Super-Earths will appear in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. The paper Volatile Element Chemistry during Metamorphism of Ordinary Chondritic Material and Some of its Implications for the Composition of Asteroids will appear in Icarus. Preprints are available by clicking the links or on our Reprint page.

January 16, 2009

Element Discovery – Video

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Dr. Lodders created a movie about the discovery of the elements in the periodic table. It can be viewed at the link.

January 7, 2009

Elements in the solar nebula

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Dr. Lodders submitted an invited chapter “Abundances of elements in the solar nebula” to the Landolt-Börnstein New Series. A preprint of the chapter can be found here.

January 10, 2007

Abstract submitted to LPSC

Laura Schaefer and Prof. Fegley have submitted an abstract to the 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, which will be held in Houston, TX March 12-16. The abstract is entitled “Trace element chemistry during metamorphism on ordinary chondrite parent bodies” and is available for download here.

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