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At the Earth and Planets Laboratory, we work at the frontier of human knowledge. We discover new worlds, create new materials, illuminate the inner workings of our planet, and seek to understand the universe that is our home. In 2020 we merged the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (est.1904) and the Geophysical Lab (est.1905) to create a new multidisciplinary department. By combining a century of scientific trailblazing, we are better suited than ever to collaborate, discover, and innovate.

Upcoming Events

What has NASA's New Horizons mission taught us about the formation of dwarf planets in the Kuiper belt?
Bill McKinnon (Washington University) (Thematic Seminar)
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:00

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February 2021 | Letter from the Directors

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A mission to Mars, new objects in our Solar System, and a Save the Date for our upcoming neighborhood lectures!

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Each month we will highlight the big questions in each research area, update you on one of our big projects, and introduce you to some of the folks who drive our work. 

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Earth and Planets Laboratory scientists regularly explore our planet and the universe. Along the way they capture images of stunning landscapes, geophysical processes and data visualizations.

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