Cheng Named 2020 Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award Recipient

Hiu Ching Jupiter Cheng of the University of Georgia has been named the 2020 Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award recipient. The Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award is for undergraduate or graduate students of any nationality, working in any country, in the disciplines of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, astronomy, or biology. The award, which includes $3,000, is to be applied for the study of impact craters, either on Earth or on the other solid bodies in the solar system, which areas of study may include but shall not necessarily be limited to impact cratering processes, the bodies (asteroidal or cometary) that make the impacts, or the geological, chemical or biological results of impact cratering. READ MORE