Lunar regolith thickness deduced from concentric craters

Yue et al., 2019 This paper focuses on estimating the depth of the lunar regolith in China's Chang'E-5 landing site using the traditional crater morphological method. The authors focused on only one type of morphology in their study-concentric craters. This work is inspired by the previous analysis done by Quaide & Oberbeck (1986) and Bart … Continue reading Lunar regolith thickness deduced from concentric craters

knock, knock. Who’s there? Deja. Deja who? knock knock!

Hi everyone! If it's not clear from the 'hilarious' title I came up with (before having my morning tea lol) what I want to talk about in today's post...it's not you, it's me lol! But anyway, I'm talking about Déjà vu- a french phrase meaning 'already seen'! And why am I suddenly interested in this … Continue reading knock, knock. Who’s there? Deja. Deja who? knock knock!

Navratri: The nine wonderful nights of splendor and dance!

Hi everyone! I know I mentioned in my last blog that I'd be talking about my recent field course in Sudbury in the next one but this topic seems more time-appropriate as we are in the middle of India's festival season and just last week celebrated one of my favourite festival, 'Navratri'! On the thanksgiving … Continue reading Navratri: The nine wonderful nights of splendor and dance!

The Microwave Radiometer (MRM) and Brightness Temperatures (TB)

Hi everyone! Today's blog is about a dataset that I'm using for my research here at Western, as one of the participating activities we're doing for this year's Planetary Seminar course! I thought quite a lot about which tool I should write about for this exercise, and in the midst of the hectic schedule of … Continue reading The Microwave Radiometer (MRM) and Brightness Temperatures (TB)

Tips for Instagrammable food photography – Beginner’s edition

Hi everyone! It's been a while since I wrote a blog post. Last month was quite busy for me with dealing with one thing after another, such as grading mid-terms as a TA, taking a week-long astrobiology course in the middle of night (again haha!). I also managed to submit my abstracts for the upcoming … Continue reading Tips for Instagrammable food photography – Beginner’s edition