The department, together with the Natural History Museum, hosts the IARC planetary science group: One of the leading groups worldwide. If you are interested in one of the projects listed below please feel free to contact the associated staff. You can discover more about the IARC group from their website.

Projects


Impact Processing of Planetary Crust [‌Info Sheet - Impact Porosity]
Gareth Collins and Mark Wieczorek (IPGP)


Multiscale modeling of compaction of primitive solar system materials [Info Sheet - Multiscale]
Gareth Collins, Tom Davison and Phil Bland (Curtin)


Why do impact craters collapse? [Info Sheet - Collapse‌]

Gareth Collins


Testing models of peak-ring crater formation [Info Sheet - Peak Ring]

Gareth Collins and Jo Morgan


Analysing the plumes of Europa: Could there be life on Jupiter’s moon? [details]

Mark A. Sephton


Life Detection Methods for future Mars Missions [details‌]

Mark A. Sephton


Extreme Biosignatures [details‌]

Mark A. Sephton


Mixing and volatile depletion in the early Solar System [Info Sheet - Solar System]

Mark Rehkämper


Determining the Isotope Building Blocks of Terrestrial Planets [‌Info sheet]

‌Julie Prytulak and Andrew Walker (Leeds)


TOWARDS A ROBUST NON-HEATING METHOD OF PALAEOINTENSITY DETERMINATION FROM METEORITES [muxworthy-heslop-pint-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and David Heslop (ANU, Canberra)


DETERMINING PALAEOINTENSITIES FROM CHEMICAL REMANENT MAGNETISATIONS IN ROCKS AND METEORITES [muxworthy-heslop-crm-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and David Heslop (ANU, Canberra)


UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF THERMAL FLUCTUATIONS ON THE FIDELITY OF MAGNETIC RECORDING IN NATURAL SYSTEMS [muxworthy-williams-micromag-2017‌‌‌‌‌]

Adrian Muxworthy and Wyn Williams (University of Edinburgh)