IN THIS ISSUE Fall 2021 Edition
Introducing comet C/2021 A1 Leonard (aka comet Leonard). The comet was discovered the night of January 3rd of 2021 by CSS observer Greg Leonard with the 1.5m reflector atop of Mt. Lemmon, Arizona.
Dr. Daniella DellaGiustina will join LPL as an Assistant Professor this January (2022). She is the Deputy Principal Investigator for the OSIRIS-REx mission
Graduate Student News
Michael Daniel is the recipient of the 2021 Carson Fellowship Award, which provides one academic year of support, including salary, tuition, and a supply stipend. Michael is a first-year graduate student at LPL.
For her outstanding contributions to planetary science, the Arizona Alumni Association named LPL alumna Dr. Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle the 2020-2021 Alumna of the Year for the College of Science. Zibi is a Scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.