Karl Turekian

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Karl K. Turekian (October 25, 1927 – March 15, 2013) was a geochemist and Sterling Professor at Yale University. During his career at Yale, he examined an uncommonly broad range of topics in planetary science — including the sediments of the deep seas, the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park, meteorite strikes, and the composition of moon rocks.

Awards and honors[edit]


  1. ^ "Karl Turekian". www.nasonline.org. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  2. ^ "V.M. Goldschmidt Award :: Geochemical Society". www.geochemsoc.org. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  3. ^ "Maurice Ewing Medal". Honors Program. Retrieved 2015-10-30.