Douglas C. B. Whittet

Department of Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
New York Center for Studies on Origins of Life
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current Research Interests

  • Origins of life
  • Astrobiology
  • Infrared astronomy
  • Spectroscopy of interstellar dust
  • Interstellar polarization, grain alignment and magnetic field
  • Interstellar chemistry and cosmic synthesis of prebiotic molecules
  • Origins of solar systems

Additional Information

Mailing Address: 1C34 Science Center, Physics Department,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 Eighth Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590
Phone: (518) 276-8413, Fax: (518) 276-6680
e-mail: whittd@rpi.edu

last updated: December
12, 2005