Member Since 2017
Nicolle Zellner Zellner
Professor of Physics, Albion College
Dr. Nicolle Zellner is a professor of physics at Albion College in Albion, MI, where she teaches introductory and advanced astronomy and physics courses. Nicolle’s research interests focus on understanding the impact history of the Earth-Moon system and how those impacts affected the conditions for life on Earth. She also strongly advocates for a diverse and inclusive science community.
Professional Experience
Albion College
Professor of Physics
2005 - Present
Education
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Doctorate
2001
Current Roles
Member
Planetary Sciences Fellows Committee
Member
Planetary Sciences Awards Committee
Publications
AGU Abstracts
IDEA Activities in NASA’s Planetary Science Division: Current Initiatives and Future Directions
DEIA IN ASTROBIOLOGY—WHAT’S WORKING, WHAT’S NOT AND WHAT COULD BE I ONLINE SESSION
philosophy, history, education and community development | 18 may 2022
Nicolle Zellner, LaJuan Moore, Meagan Thompson, D...
NASA’s Planetary Science Division has been integrating best practices with input from the science community to seek out and establish internal mechani...
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Earth’s First Billion Years: Maybe Not So Hadean After All
CO-EVOLUTION OF THE GEOSPHERE AND BIOSPHERE: THE ENVIRONMENTAL, MINERALOGICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL CONTEXT FOR LIFE'S ORIGINS AND EARLIEST EVOLUTION III HYBRID ORAL
the early evolution of earth and its biosphere | 18 may 2022
Nicolle Zellner
After initial accretion of planetesimals, Earth appears to have settled into a cool non-Hadean state. Within 500 million years of Earth's formation, t...
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A Structural Assessment of Amino Acids Observed in Carbonaceous Chondritic Meteorites: Implications for Survivability in Impact Events
PREBIOTIC CHEMISTRY AND EARLY EARTH ENVIRONMENTS: ORIGINS, INVENTORIES AND GEOLOGIC SETTINGS OF THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF LIFE I ELIGHTNING
transitions from prebiotic chemistry to biology | 17 may 2022
Vanessa McCaffrey, Nicolle Zellner, Hannah M. Wood...
Amino acids are commonly found in several geological classes of meteorites. This project looks to understand how amino acid structure and meteoritic c...
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Volunteer Experience
2023 - 2024
Member
Fred Whipple Award Committee
2023 - 2024
Member
Ronald Greeley Early Career Award Committee
2022 - 2024
Member
Planetary Sciences Fellows Committee
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