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Illuminating the Dark Sky Astronomy and Planetary Science NAU astronomers and planetary scientists are expanding the frontiers of knowledge as they search for new planets, study the surface of Mars, and investigate near-Earth objects. Professor David Trilling studies near-Earth asteroids and other small bodies in our solar system. Assistant Professor Chad Trujillo is co-discoverer of some of the farthest observed objects in our solar system, and is searching for Planet X. Assistant Professor Cristina Thomas observes asteroids and other near-Earth objects. Assistant Professor Christopher Edwards studies the composition, physical properties, and processes and morphology of planetary surfaces.