Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Planetary Scientist Hilke Schlichting research's spans all aspects of planet formation theory, extrasolar planets and solar system dynamics MORE

In the News:

Small Volcanic Eruptions could be Slowing Global Warming: Small volcanic eruptions might eject more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into Earth’s upper atmosphere than previously thought, potentially contributing to the recent slowdown in global warming, according to a new CEE/EAPS led study. Read More

Pulling Together the Early Solar System: New study led by Ben Weiss's Paleomagnetism Lab finds that a strong magnetic field whipped the early solar system into shape. Read More

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Important Dates and Events:

NO DLS Nov 26

Planets & Life (PANEL): Whither the Earth: Hands off? Geoengineer? Or Biosphere 3? With Samuel Bowring (MIT), Daniel Schrag (Harvard), David Keith (Harvard) | Dec 1 | 4:30 - 6:00 | MIT Museum more

DLS: The Compositions of Small Exoplanets, David Charbonneau (Harvard) | Dec 3 | 3:45 - 5:00 pm | 54-915 MORE


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