Rick Kraus


I use planar shock wave experiments to study how materials behave at high pressures and temperatures so that we can better predict the conditions reached during giant planetary impact events. More...


Top: clockwise from the left: hiking in Iceland, waterskiing on Lake Tahoe, kayaking on the Truckee, skiing in the Sierras.  Bottom: from left to right: Valle Grande New Mexico, Iceland Coast, Chamonix Glacier, Parliament UK

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Richard G. Kraus

MPhil, University of Cambridge, Physics

B.S., University of Nevada, Physics

Contact Info:

Dept of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Harvard University

20 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

E-mail: rkraus@fas.harvard.edu

Phone: (617) 496-0064