Jake Turner, postdoctoral researcher in astronomy, has been named a Sagan Fellow in the program, where he will continue his research on magnetic fields, atmospheres and orbital evolution of exoplanets.
A new solar collector array atop Guterman Research Center is one of several sustainability projects, from reusable dining serviceware to living laboratory experiments, that are continuing apace despite the many interruptions made by COVID-19 to campus life.
The Cornell astronomy department will host 51 Pegasi b Fellow Samantha Trumbo, a doctoral student in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, as she follows up on her breakthrough work on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
Mohan's time as an undergrad at Cornell's Sibley School was highly influential in steering her career at NASA. Now she is the guidance, navigation and controls operations lead for the Mars 2020 mission.