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Impact Stories @ Boise State

March 25, 2020 | Outreach

Boise State University invited TREX’s Dr. JA Grier to visit January 2-4, 2002 as part of their “First Friday” Astronomy Lecture series.  Dr. Grier’s presentation was titled “The Stories of Impact Craters: How Scientists Learn to Tell Them” and was given to an audience of about 100 students and members of the general public.  To […]

Exploring the Moon from Orbit

January 17, 2020 | Outreach

On January 17, 2020, TREX’s Ryan Watkins spoke at the St Louis Astronomical Society meeting. In this 45 min presentation, Watkins focused on the big scientific discoveries from Apollo, and how we use LRO to evaluate potential future landing sites for human and robotic landed missions. According to Watkins: Apollo was one of, if not […]

TREX at the Lunar Polar Volatiles Workshop

August 5, 2018 | Workshops

This week, members of the TREX team will be attending the Lunar Polar Volatiles meeting at Johns Hopkins University. The following abstracts will be presented: Norbert Schorghofer: Transport in the Lunar Water Exosphere Noah Petro: LRO Next Steps in Constraining Lunar Polar Volatiles Amanda Hendrix: A Review of Diurnally-Varying Lunar Hydration Signatures

TREX at the Exploration Science Forum

June 5, 2018 | Conferences

The TREX team was well represented at the Exploration Science Forum at NASA Ames. In addition to team members giving a number of presentations, our own Darby Dyar received the Darby Dyar received the Eugene Shoemaker Distinguished Scientist Medal. Our presentations included: Ryan Watkins: Photometry, Mineralogy and Optical Maturity of Lunar Surface Features Norbert Schorghofer: Conditions for […]