SS Weekly Highlight

new publication: Photochemistry of Coronene in Cosmic—Abstract:This work presents the photochemistry of ultraviolet (UV) irradiated coronene in water ices at 15K studied using mid-infrared Fourier transform (FTIR) spectroscopy for C24H12:H2O at concentrations of (1:50), (1:150), (1:200), (1:300), and (1:400). […]

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SS Division Update

  Space Science & Astrobiology Division Update Presented by: Steve Howell et al. When: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Time: 1:30pm Location: N245 Auditorium Reception to follow […]

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SS Weekly Highlight

NASA Ames scientists Jennifer Heldmann and Darlene Lim were invited to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, MA (3 Oct 2017) to discuss ongoing and future collaborations regarding planetary science and exploration (particularly robotics, human exploration, and analog research activities).   […]

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SS Division Heads up for Centerwide Talk

The Saturn system after Cassini-Huygens  — By: Jeff Cuzzi, Planetary Systems Branch — ABSTRACT: The Cassini orbiter has just ended its spectacularly successful 13 year orbital tour of Saturn, a mission that began with the eye-opening descent of ESA’s Huygens probe (first studied at Ames) into the previously impenetrable atmosphere of the planet-sized moon Titan. […]

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SS Seminar

Martian Oceans:  Where did all the water go? BY: Dr. Michael Carr, USGS — Abstract:Several lines of evidence suggest that there were oceans on early Mars.  The youngest and best preserved shoreline, roughly 3.5 b.y. old and traceable for 3000 km at a constant elevation of -3650 m, encloses a volume equivalent to a global […]

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