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LPSC 2014: Titan's Land of Lakes

Emily Lakdawalla • March 31, 2014 • 2

Report from a varied session on Titan's lakes at this year's Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

Snapshots of Science from the 2014 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

Emily Lakdawalla • March 25, 2014 • 2

Vignettes from dozens of LPSC talks: GRAIL and LADEE at the Moon; ice and craters and conglomerates and organics and gullies on Mars; polar deposits and volatile elements on Mercury; tectonics on Enceladus; and more, until my brain was so full I could barely speak.

LPSC 2014: Water on...Vesta?

Emily Lakdawalla • March 21, 2014 • 3

At the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Jennifer Scully discussed possible water-carved gullies in an unusual location: within craters on Vesta. Water-carved gullies on Mars I can accept; but on an airless lumpy body? I was intrigued.

LPSC 2014: Plate tectonics on another world: Europa

Emily Lakdawalla • March 19, 2014 • 7

Simon Kattenhorn and Louise Prockter may finally have found subduction zones on Europa, which would it the only other place in the solar system besides Earth that is known to have active plate tectonics.

Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2014 preview

Emily Lakdawalla • March 14, 2014 • 2

It's that time of year again: my favorite annual space science meeting, the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, takes place all next week in Houston, Texas. Get ready for reports on everything from Mercury to the Moon to Mars to Miranda!

New Horizons: Updates From the January 2014 Science Team Meeting, Part 2

Ted Stryk • January 24, 2014 • 3

Ted Stryk reports on the status of the New Horizons mission from the mission's latest Science Team Meeting. Updates include the status of the Kuiper Belt target search and the use of ALMA to refine Pluto's ephemeris.

New Horizons: Updates From the Science Team Meeting, Part 1

Ted Stryk • January 23, 2014 • 1

Ted Stryk reports on the status of the New Horizons mission from the mission's latest Science Team Meeting.

It's that time of year again: Happy LPSC deadline day, and happy haiku

Emily Lakdawalla • January 07, 2014 • 1

Conference abstracts
Summaries of summaries
Geo-poetry

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