Stories by Renu Malhotra
Did the solar system always look the way it does now? New evidence indicates that the outer planets may have migrated to their present orbits
RENU MALHOTRA did her undergraduate studies at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi and received a Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University in 1988. After completing postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology, she moved to her current position as a staff scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston. In her research, she has followed her passionate interest in the dynamics and evolution of the solar system and other planetary systems. She also immensely enjoys playing with her four-year-old daughter, Mira.