In Memoriam

Astronomer Paul Feldman, a worldwide leading authority on comets who pioneered the field of ultraviolet spectroscopy of comets and professor emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Academy Professor at Johns Hopkins University (JHU), died at home on January 26, 2022. He was 82. As a child, Feldman — a native of Brooklyn — […]
Klaus Keil, Emeritus Professor, former Director of the Hawai`i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, and former Interim Dean of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai`i, passed away peacefully at home on February 25, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. He was 87 years old. Keil was […]
Sandra Pizzarello, chemist and emeritus professor at Arizona State University, passed away on October 24, 2021. Pizzarello greatly enhanced the research field of molecular, isotopic, and chiral analysis of organic compounds in carbonaceous chondrite meteorites since the 1970s. During her active research career, she produced an impressive number of achievements in her studies on the origin […]