The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is very active in research throughout the Solar System. Our group includes 7 professors and close to 20 graduate students conducting a variety of processes using a range of scientific techniques, including laboratory studies of meteorites and lunar samples, spectroscopic observations of asteroids and Mars, participation in spacecraft missions, and field studies of terrestrial analogs.
Check out the faculty members’ pages through the links on the right to get more information about Planetary Geoscience at UT. Or click on the planetary objects in the image above to learn more about UT research on those bodies.
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
306 EPS Building
1412 Circle Dr
Knoxville TN 37996-1410
Phone: (865) 974-2366
Fax: (865) 974-2368