UT’s Joshua Emery is part of a NASA mission that could provide new insight into one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system. The project, named Lucy, is one of two recently selected by NASA to be formulated into missions. Emery will serve on the science team for Lucy.
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The Christian Science Monitor interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story about frozen water on the dwarf planet Ceres that could provide clues into the history of our own planet and the solar system.
Professor Josh Emery has helped detect water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in the solar system. The asteroid is the target of a proposed NASA mission. The study, published in the Astronomical Journal under the auspices of the US Geological Survey and NASA, provides evidence for water-rich minerals on Psyche, an asteroid that is 186 miles across and is made of almost pure nickel-iron metal.
NewsTalk 98.7 interviewed Joshua Emery about his work with a NASA mission that recently launched to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth. Emery is leading a team that will help analyze the space rock.
The Christian Science Monitor recently interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story examining why dwarf planet Pluto is so icy.
The work of Joshua Emery, Lawrence A. Taylor Associate Professor of Planetary Science, will be instrumental in a new NASA mission to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system.
USA Today featured UT’s Joshua Emery in a story about a mysterious bright spot that appeared on the dwarf planet Ceres.
NASA scientists will get a deeper look at Pluto thanks to a new round of observations being led by a UT postdoctoral student.
In just a few days, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will conduct a flyby of Pluto, giving humankind its first-ever up-close look of the dwarf planet and its five moons.
Research by a UT team is receiving ample news coverage including on The Weather Channel, Space.com, and Times of India. Ben Rozitis, a postdoctoral researcher; Eric MacLennan, a doctoral candidate; and Joshua Emery, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, studied near-Earth asteroid 1950 DA and discovered that the body, which