Astrochemistry is the joining of astronomy and chemistry, but what types of questions do astrochemists study, and why do they study these questions at all? Here, astrochemistry is defined as the study of molecules in space, and we take a look at where they are, how they got there, and what they are doing before considering some of the many ways in which chemistry can help us understand our wider universe.Read More
Graduate School: Applying, Living, Thesising
The Professional Student is a blog about everything grad school from the application process to my experiences living as a grad student, being a parent in grad school, and researching the role of chemistry in the evolution of our universe.
Filtering by Tag: Cosmochemistry
The Rosetta mission to comet 67P gave us some insights into cosmochemistry, but it also showed we have much to learn in the way of comets. For my final project in Cosmochemistry, I discussed the implications of Rosetta's observations of water, oxygen, and organics in 67P.Read More