Andrew Ingersoll

Andrew Perry Ingersoll is a professor of planetary science at the California Institute of Technology.wikipedia
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Runaway greenhouse effect

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He proposed the runaway greenhouse effect and is known for his research on planetary atmospheres and climate.
While the term was coined by Caltech scientist Andrew Ingersoll in a paper that described a model of the atmosphere of Venus, the initial idea of a limit on terrestrial outgoing infrared radiation was published by George Simpson (meteorologist) in 1927.

NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal

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Among many other awards, he received the Gerard P. Kuiper Prize for outstanding lifetime achievement in planetary science in 2007, the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 1981 for his work on the Voyager program, and was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997.

Planetary science

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Andrew Perry Ingersoll is a professor of planetary science at the California Institute of Technology.

Amherst College

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He received his bachelor's degree from Amherst College in 1960 and his master's degree from Harvard in 1961.

Harvard University

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He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1966.

California Institute of Technology

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Andrew Perry Ingersoll is a professor of planetary science at the California Institute of Technology.

Meteorology

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He has made significant contributions to understanding planetary atmospheres, including fundamental studies on the runaway greenhouse effect on Venus, and atmospheric dynamics on giant planets and the Earth.

Climate

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He has been a leader in the investigation of planetary weather and climate, particularly on giant planets and the Earth, for nearly five decades.

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He has been interviewed about his research on the Science Channel documentary "The Planets."

Gerard P. Kuiper Prize

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Among many other awards, he received the Gerard P. Kuiper Prize for outstanding lifetime achievement in planetary science in 2007, the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 1981 for his work on the Voyager program, and was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997.

Voyager program

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Among many other awards, he received the Gerard P. Kuiper Prize for outstanding lifetime achievement in planetary science in 2007, the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 1981 for his work on the Voyager program, and was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997.

Chicago

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He was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1940 and moved to Brooklyn as a child, graduating from high school there at age 16.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Among many other awards, he received the Gerard P. Kuiper Prize for outstanding lifetime achievement in planetary science in 2007, the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 1981 for his work on the Voyager program, and was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997. Ingersoll was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997.

Tanja Bosak

During this time, she published with Andrew Ingersoll on Jupiter's atmosphere.

Juno (spacecraft)

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Coinvestigators include Toby Owen of the University of Hawaii, Andrew Ingersoll of California Institute of Technology, Frances Bagenal of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Candy Hansen of the Planetary Science Institute.