Laura Buchanan is a PhD student at Queen’s University Belfast studying the compositions of Kuiper Belt Objects and the colours of cats. Far out in our solar system, beyond the planet Neptune, lies a sea of small icy bodies known as the Kuiper Belt. These are all that remains of small planet-forming bodies, or planetesimals, from… Read more
Welcome to my research group’s blog. We study distant icy bodies in the Outer Solar System, the seasonal/surface proccesses on Mars, and mining large planetary data sets. We’re known to dabble in exoplanets from time to time as well. This will be where we post updates on our research effort and latest results. Stay tuned!
Header Image Credit: NASA/SOFIA/Lynette Cook