Planetary Science

Research in the planetary sciences at Wesleyan University is a vigorous and growing program within the Departments of Astronomy and Earth and Environmental Sciences. Our emphasis is the study of the origin of planetary systems, planetary geology and geochemistry and the application of remote sensing to terrestrial environmental problems. This work incorporates results from observational astronomy, planetary image analyses, and the laboratory and field studies of Earth analogues to other planets.

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Wednesday Mar 1, 4:30: Prof. Phil Armitage, Stony Brook University/CCA Flatiron Institute "What we don't know about planet formation" VVO110

Tuesday Mar 28, 4:30: Prof. Daniella Bardalez Gagliuffi, Amherst College, "Reconstructing planet formation using dynamical and chemical fossils" VVO110







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