Planetary scientist Britney Schmidt is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Geophysics of the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Schmidt uses ice-penetrating radar to study the geophysical evolution of ices on Europa and in Antarctica. Schmidt received her Ph.D. in geophysics and space physics from The University of California, Los Angeles. Her research at UCLA includes studying large asteroids with observations and models, especially potentially icy asteroids. Her most recent publications include studies of Triton, Ceres, Vesta and Themis.
Interviews with Britney SchmidtBritney Schmidt sees signs of water lakes on Jupiter's moon Europa