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      February 17, 2020

       

      501 East High Street
      Oxford, Ohio 45056

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      Baldwin Lecture Series

      Oxford - Shideler Hall 152
      Monday, February 17, 2020, 5:45 – 9pm

      18th Annual Baldwin Frontiers in Geology Lecture. Professor Meenakshi Wadhwa will be presenting the lecture.  Meenakshi Wadhwa is a planetary scientist and Director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. Her research group is known for developing novel methodologies for isotope analyses of planetary materials for understanding the processes and timescales for events in the early Solar System and the abundance and origin of water on the terrestrial planets. She received her PhD in Earth and Planetary Science from Washington University in St. Louis. She has hunted for meteorites in Antarctica with the NASA- and NSF-funded Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) Program. She is currently President of the Meteoritical Society. She is a recipient of the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Nier Prize of the Meteoritical Society. She was recently also awarded an American Council on Education Fellowship and became a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. The International Astronomical Union named an asteroid (8356 Wadhwa) in recognition of her contributions to planetary science.

      Event Title: "Rocks from Space: Tales of Life and Death"

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