Proposal of the “Chotian” Receives Press Attention

Our proposal of the “Chotian” as a solar system wide eon, to encompass the time of solar system formation, has received some press attention: http://www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15207606 See also: http://www.solid-earth-discuss.net/1/47/2009/sed-1-47-2009-discussion.html […]

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PAHs in the Universe

Lou Allamandola (SS) and Alain Leger (Prof. University of Paris) will be the center of attention at the international symposium “PAHs and the Universe” which will be held May 31st through June 4th, 2010 in Toulouse, France. Lou and Alain will be honored for their accomplishments in opening up and driving the interstellar Polycyclic Aromatic […]

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Report Of The Spectra Of A Large Fullerene Molecule

Our report of the spectra of a large (84 carbon atom!) fullerene molecule isolated in a cryogenic environment for comparison with interstellar spectra was accepted for publication in FNCN, an international journal on fullerene research and one of the highest ranked journals in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Physics, Chemistry and Molecular Sciences. The measurements are a […]

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Terra portable XRD/XRF Awarded “Best Product”

The Terra portable XRD/XRF, which is a commercial version of the Ames CheMin instrument that is on the Mars Science Laboratory mission, was awarded the Gold medal as “Best New Product” at the 2009 PITCON conference this week. PITCON is the largest commercial instrument conference in the world. Terra is offered by inXitu, Inc., a […]

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