Planetary Science Research Group

The Planetary Science Research Group is part of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and explores the chemical and physical evolution of the Earth, planets and minor bodies of the Solar System.


Planet Earth viewed from the surface of the Moon.

Research expertise

We study the history and formation of the Solar System.

A black and white image of the Apollo 16 landing site on the Moon.

Planetary missions

We are involved in various research missions into space. Find out more here.

A view of the Argus Lab facility


Find out more about the facilities available in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science.

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Our researchers

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