Fall 2020 Alumni News

Hörst Awarded AGU Macelwane Medal

LPL alumna Sarah Hörst (2011) is the recipient of a 2020 Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The Macelwane Medal is awarded to early career scientists making significant contributions to Earth and space science and recognizes excellence in research, creativity, service, outreach, and diversity. 

In 2019, Sarah received a 2020 Early Career Award from the Laboratory Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society, which recognized her work in advancing our understanding of photochemical haze formation in planetary atmospheres within our solar system and beyond.

Dr. Hörst is currently Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University.