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Donald S. Burnett

Professor of Nuclear Geochemistry, Emeritus
Contact information for Donald S. Burnett
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Mail Code: MC 100-23
Office: North Mudd (Seeley W. Mudd Lab)
Phone: 626-395-6117
Email: burnett@​
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B.S., University of Chicago, 1959; Ph.D., University of California, 1963. Research Fellow in Physics, Caltech, 1963-65; Assistant Professor of Nuclear Geochemistry, 1965-68; Associate Professor, 1968-75; Professor, 1975-2006; Professor Emeritus, 2006-. Academic Officer, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, 1979-87.
Research Areas: Geochemistry

Research Interests

Problems of nucleosynthesis, elemental abundances and chemical evolution of solar system; meteorite and lunar sample analyses and laboratory synthesis experiments.