Geochemical News 144 - September 2010

In This Issue

Share your views on future research directions in the Earth sciences
A message from Dr. Timothy Lyons

A Historical Perspective of the Development of the CheMin Mineralogical Instrument for the Mars Science Laboratory Mission
by David Blake, NASA Ames Research Center

Improving paleosol carbonate based estimates of ancient atmospheric CO2
Dan Breecker, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

Titan: The Enduring Enigma
Dr. Conor Nixon, Solar System Exploration Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Book Review: Soil Carbon Dynamics, An Integrated Methodology
Rattan Lal, Ohio State University

Book Review: Protoplanetary Dust - Astrophysical and Cosmochemical Perspectives edited by Daniel Apai and Dante S. Lauretta
Harry 'Hap' McSween, Chancellor's Professor, University of Tennessee

Book Review: On Fact or Fraud, Cautionary tales from the front lines of science by David Goodstein
Eugenie Samuel Reich, freelance journalist and MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow