planetary geology


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planetary geology

[′plan·ə‚ter·ē jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
A science that applies geologic principles and techniques to the study of planets and their natural satellites. Also know as planetary geoscience.
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The journal's international editorial board includes 75 noted scientists from 16 countries whose expertise covers the fields of meteoritics, cosmochemistry, gravitational biology, planetary geology and habitability, exobiology, microbial paleobiology, ecogeology, origins of life, bioastronomy, life detection and space exploration technology, microbial ecology, genomics, computational biology, and proteomics, among others.
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Last week, for example, David Scott, "discipline scientist" for planetary geology and geophysics in NASA's Solar System Exploration Division, wrote to scientists funded by his program.
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