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Faculty Positions Available at PtyS/LPL

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.


Kuiper Atrium Home to Historic Time Piece

The Kuiper atrium is looking a little classier these days, mainly because it is now home to an elegant and historic clock.

2009 PtyS Graduates



LPL Field Trips

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.


Clickers in the PtyS/LPL Classrooms

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.

Hawthorne House For Sale



2009 Kuiper Award to Tamara J. Goldin

The award is presented to University of Arizona students in the field of planetary sciences who have excelled in academic work and research.


Visions of the Cosmos Exhibit at LPL

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.

LPL Hosts SEDS SpaceVision Conference



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