Football fans will be able to learn more about the meteorite presence in Antarctica during UT’s Pregame Showcase at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14. Devon Burr, associate professor of earth and planetary science, will present “Searching for Extraterrestrial Rocks in Antarctica” before the UT Homecoming game against North Texas.
Devon Burr News
Several media outlets including the LA Times and Motherboard featured the work of Earth and Planetary Sciences Associate Professor Devon Burr and her colleagues. Research led by Burr solves a puzzle on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. It shows that winds on Titan must blow faster than previously thought to move sand. The discovery may explain
Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is a peculiar place. Unlike any other moon, it has a dense atmosphere.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Devon Burr, associate professor of earth and planetary sciences, who will be traveling to Antarctica to hunt for meteorites. View the story here. The paper also interviewed Chancellor’s Professor Harry “Hap” McSween who has done the same mission.
Devon Burr, assistant professor of earth and planetary science, has been publishing papers about NASA’s mission to Titan, a moon of Saturn, since 2006. She will be discussing some of the mission’s findings at the Science Forum on April 19.