In The News

Fortney Selected As NASA Early Career Fellow
(posted October 10, 2006)

Jonathan Fortney, post doctoral fellow in the Planetary Systems branch (SST), has been selected for NASA's first class of Early Career Fellows in Planetary Science. This honor was a result of a proposal by Dr. Fortney entitled 'A Consistent Evolutionary History for Jupiter and Saturn' that he submitted to the Outer Planets Research Program in 2005. This is a great honor and we are very proud to have Dr. Fortney working here at NASA Ames. This year he has already won the prestigious NASA 'Carl Sagan Fellowship for Early Career Researchers' and the coveted Spitzer Fellowship. His work with Space Science Division researcher, Mark Marley, has received international recognition.


Guzik Named as Los Alamos Fellow
(posted 10 October 2006)


Joyce Guzik was recently named as a Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Joyce was a PhD student at Iowa State University and did her thesis research under the direction of Professor Lee Anne Wilson.

From the laboratory announcement:

'Joyce Guzik has a sustained record of high-quality contributions to the nuclear weapons program, and has also produced a substantial body of internationally recognized work in astrophysics. She has been point-of-contact for the W76 Life Extension Program, and has a substantial record of achievements in the weapons community. She is also recognized for her unclassified work on stellar evolution and pulsation, and her publications in astrophysics have received over 900 citations.'