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astrogeologist

(ˌæstrəʊdʒɪˈɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Celestial Objects) a person who studies astrogeology
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Shoemaker Fellowship, NASA Planetary Science Division Planetary Geology and Geophysics and Solar System Observations Programs.
according to Gordon Osinski, an associate professor of planetary geology at the University of Western Ontario.
This new understanding of lunar mascons also is expected to influence planetary geology well beyond that of Earth and our nearest celestial neighbor.
Physical Geography, Geology, Meteorology, Climatology, Oceanography, New England Landscape, Geological Hazards, Planetary Geology and Earth History are just a few of the courses he taught.
As part of the search for a balance between catastrophic versus uniformitarian paradigms in terrestrial and planetary geology, this GSA Special Paper examines various large-scale but short-duration geologic processes that have been recognized on Earth and Mars and considers the effects of such processes on the evolution of Earth.
Looking at minerals from the broad perspective, in terms of planetary geology, is an interesting way of thinking about them," says Jeffrey Post of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.
Current terrestrial analogue research activities focus on three main areas: 1) comparative planetary geology, including process studies and the characterization of analogue materials; 2) astrobiology; and 3) exploration science, which includes instrument testing and development, astronaut training, and exploration-related activities.
Bass received her bachelor's degree in geology from the University of Pennsylvania and her doctorate in planetary geology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
He had just begun his career in planetary geology, after a long calling in environmental activism, when the same rare disease that felled Carl Sagan also ended his life.
Lee, whose specialty is planetary geology (study of rocky planets), first wondered about the possible similarities between the Canadian crater and Mars while studying for his Ph.
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