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Planetary and Space Sciences Projects


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California and Carnegie Planet Search

The world's foremost planet hunting team, headed by Professor Geoff Marcy, search for other worlds beyond our solar system.

BioMARS: NASA Astrobiology Institute at Berkeley

BIOspheres of Mars: Ancient and Recent Studies (“BioMARS”), is a multi-campus, collaborative research effort.

de Pater Research Group

Professor de Pater's group studies planets, comets and satellites using radio, infrared and optical telescopes employing the latest Adaptive Optics technology.   Click on the link for recent images.

Planetary Science Space Missions

UC Berkeley Faculty and researchers are involved with several space missions to the Moon, Mars, and outer planets.

Research Groups in the Department of Earth & Planetary Science


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