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UCLA Graduate Student awarded Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award

UCLA Graduate Student awarded Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award

November 5, 2014

EPSS graduate student Patrick Boehnke has been named the 2014 recipient of the Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award from the Geological Society of America's Division of Planetary Geology.  This international award honors the memory of Eugene M. Shoemaker, one of the founders of the science of impact cratering who brought geological principles into the emerging discipline of planetary science.  The Shoemaker award has been given 16 times since its founding in 1999, and Patrick becomes the 2nd EPSS student to winUCLA Graduate Student awarded Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award

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  • UCLA Astrophysics Colloquium
    November 5, 2014 - 3:30 pm
    UCLA, PAB 10434
    Speaker: Scott Tremaine (Inst. for Advanced Study)
    Talk Title: Are planetary systems flat?
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  • UCLA Planetary Science Seminar
    November 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    UCLA, Geology 3814
    Speaker: Gerald Schubert (UCLA)
    Talk Title: Zonal Winds and the Gravitational Fields of the Outer Planets
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  • UCLA Planetary Science Seminar
    November 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    UCLA, Geology 3814
    Speaker: Jonathan Cheng and Alex Grannan (UCLA)
    Talk Title: Mechanically Forced Geophysical Turbulence/Accessing rapidly rotating convection
  • UCLA EPSS Colloquium
    November 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    UCLA, Geology 3656
    Speaker: Anil Bhardwaj (Indian Space Research Organisation)
    Talk Title: TBD
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  • Exploring Your Universe: A Family Science Day at UCLA
    November 16, 2014 - 12:00 am
    UCLA South Campus
    Exploring Your Universe (EYU) is a FREE public outreach event held on the UCLA campus every year in the Fall that showcases science from departments across UCLA through hundreds of fun, hands-on activities, demonstrations and experiments for all ages. With wide involvement from students, staff and faculty, EYU has quickly become the main science outreach event at the university. In addition to hands-on demonstrations and experiments, there is a lecture series, a planetarium show, a physics show, and access to rare fossils and UCLA's world-class meteorite collection - this event truly has something fun for everyone! In 2013, more than 4500 participants flocked to UCLA's campus to join the all-day science exhibition - come participate at this year's event in November! For more information regarding this year's event visit: http://planets.ucla.edu/outreach/exploring-your-universe/
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  • UCLA Geocheminar
    November 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    UCLA, Geology 4660
    Speaker: Paul Warren (UCLA)
    Talk Title: Gravity-data implications for the major element composition, and especially the FeO content, of the bulk Moon
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    November 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    UCLA, PAB 4-330
    Speaker: Astronomy Live!
    Talk Title: Exploring Your Universe Recap
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  • UCLA Planetary Science Seminar
    November 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    UCLA, Geology 3814
    Speaker: Sean Faulk and Matt Walker (UCLA)
    Talk Titles: (1) Season weather patterns on planets, and (2) Axisymmetric Tidal Deformation
  • UCLA EPSS/Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
    November 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    UCLA, PAB 2-707
    Speaker: Claudio Pellegrini (SLAC and UCLA) Talk Title: The Babylonian eggs: celebrating Galileo’s 450th birthday
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  • UCLA iPLEX Lunch
    November 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    UCLA, Geology 3814
    Speaker: David Tsang (McGill University)
    Talk Title: Shedding Light on Planet-Disk Interactions
  • UCLA Space Physics Seminar
    November 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm
    UCLA, Geology 6704
    Speaker: Jeffrey Linsky (Univ. of Colorado - Boulder)
    Talk Title: Local Interstellar Medium
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