Lodders wins 2021 Leonard Medal

Katharina Lodders will receive the Meteoritical Society's 2021 Leonard Medal.

Katharina Lodders, research professor of Earth and planetary sciences, has been selected for the 2021 Leonard Medal by the Meteoritical Society for her work on the condensation of presolar grains in stellar atmospheres and her compilation of the Solar System Abundances of the Elements and the condensation temperatures of the elements. The Meteoritical Society is an international organization focused on research and education in planetary sciences and meteorites with an emphasis on understanding the origin of the solar system. The Leonard Medal, the society’s highest award, recognizes outstanding contributions to the science of meteoritics and closely allied fields.