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Manik Talwani, professor emeritus of advanced studies and research in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, was awarded the Indian Geophysical Union’s Hari Narain Lifetime Achievement Award Dec. 5 at the union’s annual convention at Rabindranath Tagore University in Bhopal, India. The award, which is named for former IGU president Hari Narain, honors scientists’ exceptional contributions to Indian Earth sciences. Talwani, who retired from Rice in 2006, is widely known for his studies of Earth’s crust and the dynamics of continental margins and ocean basins.


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Matt Wilson is a senior editor in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.