H. Jay Melosh Net Worth

H. Jay Melosh Net Worth is
$12 Million

H. Jay Melosh Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Dr. H. Jay Melosh (born June 23, 1947) is an American geophysicist, renowned as an expert on impact cratering. He earned a degree in physics from Princeton University and a doctoral degree in physics and geology from Caltech in 1972. Dr. Melosh's research interests include impact craters, planetary tectonics, and the physics of earthquakes and landslides. His recent research includes studies of the giant impact origin of the moon, the Chicxulub impact that extinguished the dinosaurs and the ejection of rocks from their parent bodies. He is also active in astrobiological studies that relate chiefly to the exchange of microorganisms between the terrestrial planets (a process known as panspermia, or in his terms transpermia [1]). In 1989, Oxford University Press published his book "Impact Cratering: A Geologic Process" (ISBN 0-19-510463-3)Dr. Melosh is a member of the American Geophysical Union, Geological Society of America, Meteoritical Society, American Astronomical Society (Division of Planetary Sciences) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the recipient of the Barringer Medal of the Meteoritical Society for his work on the physics of impact and the G. K. Gilbert Award of the Geological Society of America. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2003.[2]Asteroid 8216 Melosh is named in his honour.

Date Of Birth1947-06-23
ProfessionMiscellaneous Crew


Naked Science2005TV Series documentary stock footage - 1 episode


Extreme Universe2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Planetary scientist, University of Arizona
Known Universe2009-2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Naked Science2004-2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Geophysicist, Purdue University / Himself - University of Arizona Professor: Theoretical Geophysics; Planetary Surfaces / Himself - University of Arizona Professor / ...
The Universe2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Planetary scientist, Univ. of Arizona
End Day2005TV MovieHimself - University of Arizona Lunar & Planetary Laboratory (as Prof. Jay Melosh)
Horizon2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Planets1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona
The Unexplained1999TV SeriesHimself
If We Had No Moon1999TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Professor H. Jay Melosh)

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