Behind the Scenes Spotlight: In the SIMS Lab with Jianhua Wang

Jianhua Wang in the nanoSIMS lab

In this short interview, we went behind the scenes to chat with Wang about his work managing the SIMS lab and what he’s looking forward to next in geochemical research.


Interview with Alan Boss: Earth-Like Planets Even More Common Than We Thought

Interview with Alan Boss: Habitable Zone Planets More Common Than We Thought

Today, a NASA study published in The Astronomical Journal announced that between 37% and 88% of sun-like stars might have rocky worlds orbiting in their Habitable Zones (HZ). The team of scientists, which includes Carnegie Science Earth and Planets Laboratory (EPL) astrophysicist Alan Boss, looked at Kepler data from over 80,000 stars and determined that there is roughly one Earth-like planet for every two sun-like stars in our galactic neighborhood, a higher frequency than previously imagined.