KNAU and Arizona News
8:53 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Flagstaff Geologist Wins Highest Presidential Science Award For Early Career Research

Last month, President Obama handed out the most prestigious science award for young researchers. The Presidential Early Career Award honors science and engineering professionals in the beginning stages of their research careers. One of the recipients was 38 year old Flagstaff geologist, Justin Hagerty. His work focused on studying the evolution of the moon, particularly the dark side of the moon.