Features & News

Frank Eparvier named new LASP lead scientist

June 21

LASP, the largest space science research institute at the University of Colorado Boulder, has appointed Frank Eparvier as its new associate director for science. Eparvier, an expert in solar sciences with an emphasis on the Sun’s energy output, has worked as a researcher at LASP for more than 25 years.

NASA robotic mission to explore the Moon’s mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

June 15

ASA has selected a new science mission that will land a spacecraft on a part of the Moon that’s never before been visited: the Gruithuisen Domes. Scientists, mission operators, and data analysts from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder will play an important role in this mission.

LASP planetary scientist and diversity advocate Fran Bagenal inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

May 17

Fran Bagenal, a senior research scientist at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder and professor emeritus of the university’s Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Department, has been inducted into the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS).