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EAPS Graduate Student Studying Evolution of Impact Basins and the Moon’s Thermal History
07-05-2018
Alex Trowbridge is no stranger to the fascinating field of geology. Growing up surrounded by the mountainous terrain of Colorado, Trowbridge majored in physics with an emphasis on geology at Colorado College. That started a path that would ultimately lead to applications in planetary science.

Mineralogy on Mars points to a cold and icy ancient climate
06-11-2018
The climate throughout Mars’ early history has long been debated – was the Red Planet warm and wet, or cold and icy? New EAPS research published in Icarus provides evidence for the latter.

Inside EAPS, Spring 2018
05-31-2018
Read the latest issue of our departmental newsletter.

Astronaut Feustel speaks live from International Space Station as he receives honorary doctorate
05-11-2018
Purdue University connected live to the International Space Station to award NASA astronaut and alumnus Andrew J. “Drew” Feustel an honorary doctorate during its spring commencement ceremonies at the West Lafayette campus.

Astronaut Feustel to receive honorary degree, speak live from International Space Station during Purdue commencement
05-03-2018
Purdue University will connect live to the International Space Station to award NASA astronaut and alumnus Andrew J. “Drew” Feustel an honorary doctorate during its spring commencement ceremonies at the West Lafayette campus.

 

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