Astrophiz140~Dr Natalie Hinkel

Meet Dr Natalie Hinkel, who is a Planetary Astrophysicist at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio.
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Natalie studies the elements in stars and how the stars’ element compositions impact the interior structure and mineralogy of their orbiting exoplanets. She has created an amazing catalog of stellar element abundances, the Hypatia Catalog, a easily searchable database which explores chemical and physical stellar data as well as the likely planetary properties of their exoplanets. You can see it at  hypatiacatalogDOTcom 
The Hypatia Catalog has evolved into an amazing  research bonanza for exoplanet, geology, and exobiology researchers now, and for decades to come.

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