NASA Early Career Award to study Volatiles in the Inner Solar System

March 17, 2020

Group member Jessica Barnes has been named among six early career scientists to receive the inaugural NASA Early Career Award in Planetary Science. Her proposal entitled ‘Investigating the Origins and Evolution of Volatiles in the Inner Solar System’ was selected for funding. Jess will use the award to upgrade the Hitachi S-4800 SEM in the KMICF, to conduct preliminary laboratory analyses of volatiles in primitive meteorites and achondrites, and to attend topical workshops.