Education and Outreach

Goddard Center for Astrobiology Summer Student Presentations

By Keith Cowing
July 23, 2008

Please join us as this year’s students present the results of their summer’s research. The 2008 Summer Undergraduate Internship in Astrobiology is a ten-week internship in astrobiology held each year at Goddard Space Flight Center.

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 6, 2008 11am Pacific


Charlotte Carlstrom, Emory University: “Molecular Signatures of Life in Surface Ice and Snow as a Mars Analog”

Ariel Lewis, Eckard College: “Amino Acids it’s in the bag: Using LC-FD/ToF-MS to Detect Contamination”

Lorne C. Loudin, Keene State College: “Determining the impactors of the Late Heavy Bombardment: Highly Siderophile Elements and Osmium Isotope Systematics in the Lunar Impact Melt 76055”

Nadezhda Radeva, Connecticut College: “A High-resolution Spectral Survey of Mars at Infrared Wavelengths: Searching for Signatures of Life”

Lily Raines, Eckerd College: “Following the Carbon: Structure, Chemistry and Spectroscopy of Frozen Ethane”

Kamen Todorov, Connecticut College: “The Atmosphere of Exoplanet HAT-P-1b from Spitzer Space Telescope Observations”

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