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Henry Scott
IU South Bend

Henry Scott

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Expert Bio

Henry Scott is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at IU South Bend. He is a geophysicist who studies the deep interiors of planets, via applications of experimental high-pressure mineral physics. He is especially interested in ice-rich moons and their potential for harboring life.

He is also an associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and he teaches courses in earth and planetary science, along with thermodynamics and the physics of sound.

Areas of Expertise

Geophysics, landscape evolution, meteorology, mineralogy, natural hazards, physics, planetary science.