Andrew Rushby

Andrew Rushby is a PhD student in the School Of Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the United Kingdom. His research, which is supervised by Professor Andrew Watson FRS and Dr Mark Claire at the Laboratory for Global Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry, is focussed on constructing Earth system models to investigate the biogeochemical processes taking place both on the early Earth and extrasolar planets, in particular the oxidation of the atmosphere of the early Earth and extrasolar analogues, and the implications this may have for astrobiology.

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Andrew Rushby

The Atmospheric Mirror

When viewed from space, the Earth glows like a blue marble under the light of the distant Sun. Azure oceans lap against the jagged coastlines and pale clouds swirl gracefully across its face

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Andrew Rushby

Men and Machines

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere - Carl Sagan (Cosmos, 1980)

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We, the pioneers.

As Voyager 1 cradles the edge of our Solar System, poised to enter the vacuous expanse of deep space, we are approaching a milestone that many on this planet are not aware of

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A Multiplicity of Worlds

Undoubtedly the most exciting exoplanet news of the past week is the discovery of a star system with a total of 9 potential planets

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Life and the seas of Europa

Jupiter’s icy moon Europa has been of interest to astronomers for hundreds of years, and to planetary scientists since it was first imaged by the Pioneer spacecraft in the 1970s

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