Planetary Sciences Group

University of Central Florida

The UCF Planetary Sciences Group uses spacecraft data, images from the world’s largest telescopes, meteorites and moon rocks, experimental techniques, and supercomputers to investigate our own Solar System as well as others around the Galaxy.

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UCF scientist closely watching as James Webb Space Telescope unfolds

Arecibo scientist on the hunt for Gravitational Waves

FSI Planetary Scientist Dr. Phil Metzger Profiled in UCF’s “Knights Do That”