ESP Biography


Major: 12

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I happen to be in love with geology, including but definitely not limited to Earth (aka planetary geology...or the more awesome term "astrogeology"). Have you ever held a piece of Mars, the Moon, Vesta, or a failed planet....? Anyways....

really hot, melted oceans of liquid rock are my favorite, especially if they were around 4.5 billion years ago, plus or minus 50E6 years.

if you are in love with rocks as much as I am:

Past Classes

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S1684: Intro to Geology and Tour of Geology on the MIT Campus in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
Ever wondered about the Earth under your feet? What it's made of? How it was formed? Then join us for this intro to geology class. We'll introduce you to different rocks, minerals, and geologic principles with lots of hands-on samples. Then we're going to take a walk around campus and discuss different rocks and minerals that are used in buildings at MIT. There are way more than you would think! We'll answer any questions you have about rocks, minerals, and planetary formation!

The Building Blocks of the Earth and Solar System in SPLASH (2007)
Have you ever wondered about what the Earth is made of? Can you spend hours looking at crystals, minerals and ...