Dr. Eliot Young

Dr. Eliot Young

January 22, 2021 - 01:37 PM

(2015) Dr. Eliot Young - New Horizons: Pluto and Beyond

Dr. Young received an A.B .in Physics from Amherst College in 1984, an S.M. in Aeronautical Engineering from M.I.T. in 1987, an S.M. in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science (EAPS) from M.I.T. in 1990, and an Sc.D. from M.I.T. (EAPS) in 1992. He is currently a Principal Scientist at Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, CO, in the Department of Space Studies. His current areas of study include the surfaces and atmospheres of Pluto, Triton, Eris and other large Trans-Neptunian Objects, as well as the distributions of aerosols and trace gases in Titan’s atmosphere and the wind fields on Venus. He has led observing campaigns on four continents.

Distinguished Lectures