Written byWendy Dolci
May 12, 2008
Jim Kasting Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the Geochemical Society
Jim Kasting was recently elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Jim is a member of the NAI’s Pennsylvania State University and Virtual Planetary Laboratory @ UW teams, and a PI in the Exobiology program. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and independent policy research centers. Jim has also been named a Fellow of the Geochemical Society. The honorary title is “bestowed upon outstanding scientists who have, over some years, made a major contribution to the field of geochemistry.