The Department of Planetary Sciences/Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona expects to fill up to three tenure track faculty positions. Candidates in all areas of planetary science are encouraged to apply.
The Kuiper atrium is looking a little classier these days, mainly because it is now home to an elegant and historic clock.
LPL Field Trips are alive and well! This past spring (spring 2009), Professors Shane Byrne and Adam Showman led the PTYS 594A field trip to California's Mojave desert in the region between Barstow and Needles.
Partly inspired by alum Nick Schneider's stories of success from the University of Colorado, five LPL faculty members are using "clickers" (classroom response systems) in the classroom for general education courses this year.
The award is presented to University of Arizona students in the field of planetary sciences who have excelled in academic work and research.
The "Visions of the Cosmos" exhibit was held in celebration of the 50th anniversaries of both the National Astronomy Observatory the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.