NASA’s new planet-hunting TESS satellite was successfully launched into space from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 6.51pm EST Wednesday April 18.

EAPS congratulates Professor of Geology and Geophysics Leigh Royden and Class of 1941 Professor of Planetary Sciences Sara Seager on their election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Prof. Dale Morgan of the Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences has a serious mission: to teach cutting-edge geophysics techniques while finding drinking water for those in need.