Jason Barnes in graduate school



I am currently attending graduate school in planetary science at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.


2004-04-04 West Texas Fieldtrip

Field trip to see Kilbourne Hole and Texas impact structures Sierra Madera and Odessa.

2004-03-28 Removing the Bushes

Yard work removing the bushes from my front yard.

2003-12-23 Christmas in Tucson

A few pictures from Christmas on Florence Drive in Tucson.

2003-11-25 Thanksgiving at Xanders

Pictures from the Thanksgiving at Alexanders in Walla Walla, Washington.

2003-10-11 Canyon de Chelly / White Mountains Field Trip

My second field trip to Canyon de Chelly in NE Arizona, and a visit to the White Mountains looking for glacial features.

2003-09-02 DPS 2003

Pictures from the DPS 2003 meeting in Monterey, CA, and from the drive there as well.

2003-08-28 Husky Containment

New fence, wall, and gate intended to prevent Schamali from jumping over the fences (it failed).

2003-07-07 France and Fire

Pictures from my trip to the Extrasolar Planets conference in Paris and shots of the Aspen fire near Tucson.

2003-05-05 Chiricahuas Field Trip

LPL field trip to the Chiricahua mountains in SE Arizona.

2003-04-20 Grand Canyon

In and Out Again: 5 Planetary Scientists' Hike Into the Grand Canyon.

2003-03-17 Baja

Xander and I spend spring break driving through Baja California.

2003-03-15 Little Rincons Rogaine

Xander and I participate in the Little Rincons Rogaine, searching for control points in the mountains east of Tucson.

2003-03-05 Lava

Helping Matt Chamberlain observe in Hawaii, we got a chance to see actual flowing lava.

2003-02-14 LPL South Park

Images from an alternate universe: University of Colorado South Park Lunar and Planetary Laboratory

2003-02-01 2003 Alumni Game

Gwen and I visit California for the 2003 Baseball Alumni game against the varsity -- the alums won 8-2. Also: pathetic Tech Legacy tour.

2003-01-29 Turkey Party

Pictures from a birthday party for Gwen Bart, Terry Hurford, Ross Beyer, David O'Brien, and Zibi Turtle at my house, where we fried up two turkeys using the birthday present I got from my brother.

2003-01-26 Xander Visit II

Visiting Alexander in Walla Walla, WA. Also included are pics from Xander's protest, and from our visit to Frenchman, Moses, and Grand Coulees.

2002-12-28 Dave and Tanith

David Arbogast visits Tucson after celebrating Christmas in Phoenix and he, Tanith Balaban, and I visit the zoo and the desert museum.

2002-10-27 Rachel and Ross

Ross Beyer and Rachel Mastrapa marry in Tucson, AZ.

2002-09-27 Washington Field Trip

Field trip to Washington State to visit Mount Saint Helens, the Columbia River Flood Basalts, and the Channeled Scablands.

2002-09-01 Entomology

A visit from my dad, grandfather, Dave Hawks, and his mom to explore and collect insects in Mescal, AZ.

2002-08-27 NATS102 Homepage

Homepage for the class that I am TAing this semester, NATS102 Sections 3&4H.

2002-07-10 Taun We Meeting

Genubi and Schamali meet Gwen's 10 week old puppy Taun We for the second time..

2002-07-03 Workshop Fire

A grass fire catches my workshop and torches all of my tools. RIP DeWalt drill. . .

2002-06-22 Abby's Wedding

Abby Wasserman and Nick Scheffer marry in Staunton, VA.

2002-06-01 TUS -> STL Road Trip

Driving Alexander's car from Tucson back to Saint Louis.

2002-04-27 Corinne in AZ

Corinne visits Tucson while stationed at Luke AFB near Phoenix.

2002-04-15 Extrasolar Planets Database

Sortable and customizable (and, in the future, searchable) database of information about each discovered extrasolar planet.

2002-04-01 April Fools 2002

Another April Fools day, another humiliation for the Astronomy Department.

2002-02-19 Terra in Tucson

Terra visits Tucson to check out the Neuroscience department at the U of A.

2002-02-12 Germany

Visiting my little brother in Freiburg, Germany.

2002-01-24 61-inch Observing

Pictures I took while observing at the University of Arizona's 61-inch Kuiper Telescope on top of Mt. Bigelow in the Catalina Mountains. I am looking for transits of extrasolar planets in open clusters.

2001-12-02 DPS 2001

My talk at the 2001 American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences meeting in New Orleans, LA entitled 'Stability of Moons around Extrasolar Planets'.

2001-11-28 2001 DPS Meeting

Pictures from the 2001 American Astronomical Society Division of Planetary Sciences meeting, New Orleans, LA.

2001-10-21 More Dog Pictures

Schamali grows from 10 to 30 pounds and Genubi destroys his stuffed bed from Sams.

2001-08-19 New Dog II

Genubi's new puppy, a Siberian Husky named Schamali

2001-08-15 Aunt Delia's 50th Birthday

Family Reunion in Northern California for Delia's 50th Birthday.

2001-08-08 Nevada

Hiking in Great Basin NAtional Park, Nevada, returning through Bryce Canyon, UT.

2001-07-07 New Dog

Pictures of my new dog, Genubi.

2001-06-23 Seattle Trip

Vanessa and I travelled to Seattle for the wedding of her friends Tracy and Pat.

2001-05-24 Canyonlands II

My brother and I drove his car from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Canyonlands National Park.

2001-05-22 Extrasolar Moons

Visuals from my 2001 LPLC talk.

2001-05-15 White Sands

LPL Field trip to White Sands and southern New Mexico.

2001-05-02 Taking Vanessa Flying

My first flight with Vanessa, flying to Pinal Air Park and over Picacho Peak.

2001-05-01 Extrasolar Planets

HTML version of visuals for NATS102 Extrasolar Planets lecture.

2001-05-01 Microwave Grape Plasma

I'm serious. Take a grape, cut it in half with a bridge between the halves, put it in the microwave and it sparks and then creates balls of plasma.

2001-04-01 April Fools

April Fools 2001. We turned the atrium of the Kuiper Space Sciences building into Disco Planet and annexed the astronomy department.

2001-03-31 Tucson Flying

Flying around Tucson, our houses, the U of A, and the Boneyard with Ross, Terry, and Gwen in a Cessna 172.

2001-03-21 Wasson Peak

My sister Terra and I hiked to the top of Wasson Peak west of Tucson when she came to visit..

2001-03-14 Weaver's Needle

Vanessa and I hike up to Weaver's Needle overlook in the springtime with actual green vegetation in Arizona.

2000-12-11 Verde Hot Springs

Helping Vanessa with field work, followed by a hike up the Fossil Springs trail and a night hike to the Verde Hot Springs.

2000-11-09 My Orals

I managed to pass my graduate oral exams and my friend Ross was nice enough to take pictures for me.

2000-10-31 Calvin and Hobbes

Vanessa and I as Calvin and Hobbes for Halloween.

2000-10-20 Sierra Anchas

At Vanessa's PBGSA (Plant Biology Graduate Student Association) retreat in the Sierra Ancha mountains 2 hours northeast of Phoenix.

2000-10-20 Perkinsville Train

At the Verde River Days festival with Vanessa, and then on the Perkinsville train ride shortly thereafter.

2000-10-20 Vanessa Fieldwork

Helping Vanessa with field work in Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

2000-10-17 Death Valley

LPL field trip to Death Valley.

2000-05-20 K/T Boundary Layer

LPL field trip to K/T boundary layer outcrop sites near Raton, New Mexico.

2000-04-24 Walla Walla, WA

Visiting my brother Xander in at his college (Whitman) in Walla Walla, WA.

2000-04-15 Mauna Kea Observing II

Me observing at the IRTF on Mauna Kea with David Trilling.

2000-04-08 Cactus Planting

My parents and me planting cacti in the backyard at 2610 Florence.

1999-10-31 Darth Barnes

Me dressed up as Darth Maul for Halloween.

1999-07-28 2610 E Florence Dr.

My new house, 2610 E Florence Dr.

1999-07-15 Family Hike in Sequoia

Jason, Xander, Terra, and Wayne Barnes on a 4-day loop hike from Mineral King in Sequoia National Park.

1999-05-03 Canyonlands

Field trip to Canyonlands National Park, Utah. The best field trip I've been on so far..

1999-04-21 Salton Sea

Alfred McEwen's remote sensing trip to the Salton Sea and MSSS.

1998-10-10 Canyon de Chelly

LPL field trip to Canyon de Chelly National Monument in northeastern Arizona.

1998-10-01 Mt. Kimball Hike

Xander and I hike up 4000 feet and back in one day to scale Mt. Kimball in the Santa Catalina Mountains.