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Background image: LRO/LOLA topography of the Moon, visualization by J.T Keane.

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IN THE NEWS

IMPACT-INDUCED REORIENTATION

News articles related to Keane et al. 2018, in preparation.

"The wibbly wobbly Moon," Nola Taylor Redd, Astronomy Magazine, 26 February 2018.


"#DPS17: Wobbling the Moon and art by James Tuttle Keane," Emily Lakdawalla, The Planetary Society Blog, 24 October 2017.

SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATION

"Thumbs Up Viz: Handcrafted," Robert Simmon, Medium, 4 February 2018.

TRUE POLAR WANDER OF PLUTO

News articles related to Keane et al. 2016, Nature

"Planetary science: Pluto's telltale heart," Amy C. Barr, Nature, News & Views, 1 December 2016.


"NASA's New Horizons Unveils Its Masterpiece: Pluto's Interior!" Ethan Siegel, Forbes, 22 November 2016.


"Pluto's icy heart may hide an underground ocean," Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto has a cold, wandering heart, and maybe a hidden ocean too," Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's heart holds key to ocean beneath icy surface," Traci Watson, USA Today, 16 November 2016.

 

"A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto's Icy Heart," Rebecca Boyle, The Atlantic, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's Frozen Heart may hide an Ocean Inside," Sarah Fecht, Popular Science, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's icy surface may conceal a vast ocean, say researchers," Nicola Davis, The Guardian, 16 November 2016.


"A Heavy Heart May Have Rolled Pluto Over," Kenneth Chang, The New York Times, 16 November 2016.


"How Pluto Got Its Mysterious Heart," Maddie Stone, Gizmodo.com, 16 November 2016.


"How the Pull of an Icy 'Heart' Sent Pluto's Poles Wandering," Ben Panko, Smithsonian.com, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's Icy Heart Broke Pluto," Emma Grey Ellis, Wired.com, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's Wandering Heart Hints at a Subsurface Ocean," Mike Wall, Space.com, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's Icy Heart May Hide an Ocean," Lee Billings, Scientific American, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto 'has slushy ocean', below surface," Paul Rincon, BBC News, 16 November 2016.


"Pluto's cold heart could be hiding an OCEAN: Dwarf planet's strange spin points to a subsurface sea," Harry Pettit, DailyMail.com, 16 November 2016.


"Cracked, frozen and tipped over: New clues from Pluto's past," ScienceDaily.com, 16 November 2016.


"Cracked, Frozen and Tipped Over: New clues from Pluto's past," UA News, 16 November 2016.


"Icy heart could be key to Pluto's strange geology," Alexandra Witze, Nature News, 21 October 2016.


"DPS/EPSC update on New Horizons at the Pluto system and beyond," Emily Lakdawalla, Planetary Society Blog, 26 October 2016.


"Pluto May Have a Wandering Heart," Nola Taylor Redd, Smithsonian Magazine, 30 March 2016.


"Pluto Follows Its Cold, Cold Heart," Daniel Stolte, UA News, 28 March 2016.

TRUE POLAR WANDER OF THE MOON

News articles related to Siegler, Miller, Keane et al. 2016, Nature

"Planetary science: Signs of a wandering Moon," Ian Garrick-Bethell, Nature, News & Views, 24 March 2016.
 

"Moon's tilt changed by volcanic activity over three billion years ago," Nicola Davis, The Guardian, 23 March 2016.
 

"Tales of a Tilting Moon Hidden in Its Polar Ice," Daniel Stolte, UA News, 23 March 2016.
 

"Volcanic activity may have shifted the moon's axis" Rachel Feltman, The Washington Post, 23 March 2016.
 

"Did the moon once flop over on its side? Well here's what scientists say," Lee Roop, Al.com, 23 March 2016.
 

"The Moon spun on a different axis billions of years ago, study finds," Loren Grush, The Verge, 23 March 2016.
 

"Earth's moon wandered off axis billions of years ago, study finds," Phys.org, 23 March 2016.
 

"Moon used to spin 'on different axis,'" BBC News, 23 March 2016.
 

"Moon's lack of water down to ancient shift in its spin axis," Rebecca Boyle, New Scientist, 23 March 2016.
 

"Volcanoes may have caused the Moon's poles to wander, according to ancient ice deposits," Dani Cooper, ABC News, 23 March 2016.
 

"The moon's poles have no fixed address," Christopher Crockett, ScienceNews, 23 March 2016. 
 

"Lopsided ice on the moon points to past shift in poles," Eric Hand, Science News, 19 March 2015. 

THE MOON'S FOSSIL FIGURE

News articles related to Keane & Matsuyama, GRL

"How Did the Moon Get Its Shape?" Catherine Minnehan, AGU Research Spotlight, 23 June 2015.

THE ART OF PLANETARY SCIENCE

News articles related to The Art of Planetary Science, a planetary science themed art show I helped create, organize, and run at the University of Arizona.

"UA Students Bring Together Art, Science," Rebecca Peiffer, University of Arizona News, 5 November 2015.
 

"See astronomy-inspired art this weekend at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's Art of Planetary Science exhibit," Mikayla Mace, The Daily Wildcat, 15 October 2015. 
 

"At the intersection of Art and Science," University of Arizona News, 22 October 2014.
 

"UA hosts art show exploring beauty in science," Dan Desrochers, Arizona Daily Star, 14 October 2014.