NEWS Prizes for student authors The following were put forward to Stephen Karp, Edgeware Lisa Kelsey, Southampton Council for election as a Fellow of the AWARDS The Editorial Board of Caltech) won with Henry Kerrison, Ipswich RAS on 8 December 2017: Geophysical Journal International his paper “Hybrid Isabella Lamperti, London Robert Allen, London Gary Lintern, Stanhope has announced the winners of Galerkin numeri- Aaron Andrews, Wokingham Yiqing Liu, Oxford their annual competition for the cal modelling of John Armstrong, Glasgow Harry Manners, London best papers from 2017 with lead elastodynamics Eliot Ayache, Bath Matthew Middleton, Southampton authors who are students. and compressible Navier–Stokes Michele Bianco, Brighton Ben Moews, Edinburgh Jacob Brooks, Preston Michaela Mooney, Dorking Lucile Bruhat couplings: applications to seismo- Eloise Brown, Solihull Georgios Nicolaou, Dorking (Stanford University, gravito acoustic waves” (Brissaud Mark Chalmers, Boyatt Wood Maria Niculescu-Duvaz, London California) won for et al. 2017). Ciaran Chau, Nottingham Kevin Nobre, Erpeldange, Luxembourg her paper “Deforma- The winners receive a cash Steven Coburn, Telford Chris North, Cardiff Robert Cooper, Ashington tion rates in northern prize and a certic fi ate and their Jeffrey Norwood, Stony Brook, US Rupert Cutler, Harwich Aine O’Brien, Glasgow Cascadia consistent with slow papers are free to read at the GJI Kevin Davidson, Deptford Chrysovalantis Papaioannou, London updip propagation of deep inter- website, where full details of the Emma Davies, London Tatiana Pavlidou, St Andrews seismic creep” (Bruhat & Segall awards are available. Karen Devoil, Higher Denham David Pegg, East Molesey Emily Drabek-Maunder, Cardiff 2017). Bruhat L & Segall P et al. 2017 Geophys. J. Int. Bei Ping Yu, Dorking Roger Dufresne, Cambridge David Price, Newport Quentin Brissaud (Institut 211 427 http://bit.ly/2EyCSC4 Sayan Dutta Chowdhury, Canterbury Maxime Redstone Leclerc, London Supérieur de L’Aéronautique et Brissaud Q et al. 2017 Geophys. J. Int. 210 1047 James Edholm, Chester Christopher Reynolds, Cambridge de l’Espace, Toulouse; now at http://bit.ly/2CDkVC0 Joseph Eggington, London Thomas Rose, Chester Feiyu Fang, London Naomi Rowe-Gurney, Leicester Victoria Fawcett, Maidenhead Stephen Saleh, London Lori-Ann Foley, Trinity, Jersey Anthony Sanderson, Northampton VLT sees convection on another star Pok Fong, Cambridge Mohammed Sarfarazuddin, London Marina Georgiou, Dorking Ali Sarwari, Canterbury STELLAR INTERIORS The cool red Erin Goldstraw, Angus Christina Schoettler, Owlthorpe Adelie Gorce, London giant star Π1 Grus is 350 times the size Pat Scott, London Jake Graves, Plymouth Robert Seidel, Milton Keynes of the Sun, but about the same mass. Graeme Hall, Leicester Monu Sharma, Dorking The infrared imagery achieved by Clau- Michael Healy, Ormskirk Aoife Simpson, Kingston Upon Thames dia Paladini of ESO shows granulation Ben Henghes, London David Slade, Milton Keynes on its surface, evidence of four giant Roger Hutchinson, London Richard Smith, Poulton-le-Fylde Andrea Incatasciato, Vimercate (MB), Italy Frances Staples, Dorking convection cells each some 120 mil- Dimitrios Irodotou, Brighton Hope Thackray, Sheffield lion km across; cells on the Sun are Ryan Jackson, Hatfield Kevin Thompson, London typically 1500 km across. This is the first Samuel Jackson, Southend-on-Sea Ali Varsani, Dorking imaging of the surface of a variable red Thomas Jackson, Durham Martin Veasey, London Peter Jenkins, Kirkby-in-Ashfield Brendan Webster, Birmingham giant, made with the PIONIER instru- Luke Johnson, London Matthew Wilson, Paisley ment on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Shannon Jones, Reading Armin Ziadlourad, Whitechapel http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1741 grateful that Prof. Drever chose to The isotope ratios correlate with data, according to Nathaniel J bumper submissions donate such a substantial sum to the shapes of the organisms and Lindsay from the University for EWASS and NAM the University of Glasgow, where identify all three types of organ- of California at Berkeley and MEETINGS With 1400 abstracts he made his initial contributions isms in this rock: those that get colleagues, writing in Geo- in hand, the joint European to the e fi ld of gravitational wave their energy from photosynthe- physical Research Letters. The new Week of Astronomy and Space research.” Drever’s family said: sis, methane consumption and technique, distributed acoustic Science, held concurrently with “Ronald received bursaries at from methane generation. sensing, uses pulsed laser inter- the National Astronomy Meeting crucial points in his early studies News http://bit.ly/2lvOqhS ferometry along telecommunuca- from 3–6 April 2018, is shaping and it is brilliant that the his- PNAS paper http://bit.ly/2zXiwPL tions optical fibres to assess strain up to be a bumper conference. torical investment in him can be and strain rate; in effect, the b fi res Early-bird registration is avail- perpetuated, supporting future become extended one-component h onours List rewards able until 6 February; standard physicists in this e fi ld.” seismic arrays. space science registration until 2 April. Plenary http://bit.ly/2lx8RuE http://bit.ly/2C9Y8MV speakers include SKA director AWARDS The New Year’s Phil Diamond and ESO director Honours List recognized the Fossils reveal diversity Smartphone guides general Javier Barcons, and Eric signic fi ant contribution to of early life on Earth give v R tours of ESO Becklin will give the AAS Henry space science made by Michele Norris Russell Lecture. LIFE ON EARTh Stable isotope anal - Dougherty, professor of space OUTREAch Now you can step http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2018/index.jsp ysis of earliest fossil life on Earth physics at Imperial College, who inside and explore facilities at shows that microorganisms with receives the CBE for services to the European Southern Obser- different energy sources were physical sciences research. Prof. vatory using your smartphone. Ronald Drever living at this time. This suggests Dougherty led the magnetometer The VR guides to ESO facilities bequest for Glasgow that different forms of life arose team for ESA’s Cassini-Huygens – Virtual Tours 6.0 – are avail- FUNDING Ronald Drever has together early in the lifetime mission to Saturn. able online and include tours of bequeathed £500 000 to the of our planet – and perhaps in http://bit.ly/2Crko9b the spectacular Atacama Large University of Glasgow, to fund a the universe as a whole. These Millimetre-submillimetre Array, one-year postgraduate research oldest fossil micro organisms are one of the unit telescopes of the Fibre optics potential position in the Institute for Gravi- 3.465 billion years old. J William Very Large Telescope, or even a for seismology tational Research, in perpetuity. Schopf (UCLA) and colleagues chance to explore the site where Prof. Martin Hendry, head of the used mass spectrometry to exam- INSTRUMENTATION A new tech- the E-ELT is being built on Cerro School of Physics and Astronomy, ine the proportions of the stable nique using b fi re optic cables Armazones, Chile. said: “We’re honoured and isotopes carbon-12 and carbon-13. could provide additional seismic http://bit.ly/2zYM7bo A&G • February 2018 • Vol. 59 • aandg.org 1.7 Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/astrogeo/article-abstract/59/1/1.7/4804274 by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 16 March 2018
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