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Grad Student Named International Amelia Earhart Fellow

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Ellen Czaplinski, a graduate student in Space and Planetary Sciences, has been selected as a recipient of the International Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International.

Graduate School Awards International Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

New Paper Suggests Stable Liquids on Mars Won't Support Life

Friday, May 15, 2020

Professor Vincent Chevrier and alumnus Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín investigated the limits under which life could withstand the conditions on Mars.

Graduate School Alumni Research and Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

Researchers Confirm Possible Explanation of Titan's 'Magic Islands'

Monday, December 09, 2019

Saturn’s largest moon has rivers, lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbons. ‘Islands’ that appear and disappear in photos could actually be bubbles.

Graduate School Research and Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

Meteorites Topic of Discussion at Upcoming Museum Events

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The U of A Museum will host Caitlin Ahrens, a doctoral student who will talk about meteorites in Arkansas and around the world at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Archeological Survey Building.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program University Museum

NASA Awards U of A Pluto Lab Solar System Grant

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The funding will be used to purchase lab equipment, supplies and research travel for the university's Pluto Lab, which is managed by Caitlin Ahrens.

Graduate School Awards Research and Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

Graduate Student Gets First-Hand Insight to Mars Mission

Monday, December 10, 2018

Rachel Slank, a graduate student in the  was at the Green Bank Observatory last month to receive the first signal from the Mars Insight landing.

Graduate School Research and Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

'Quietest Town in America' Proves Ideal Location for Research

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Rachel Slank is completing an internship at the Green Bank Observatory, home to a radio telescope completely surrounded by a total lack of electronic transmissions.

Graduate School Research and Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

Doctoral Student Nabs Lunar Science Internship

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ellen Czaplinski, a doctoral student in space and planetary sciences, is in the midst of an internship with the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration in Houston.

Graduate School Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program
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