Professor Sabine Stanley, PhD

Professor Sabine Stanley
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Harvard University
I’m here to lead you through the solar system; back in time and even to planets around other stars in a way you’ve never experienced before.

Sabine Stanley, Ph.D., is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. She received a HBSc degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Toronto and then completed M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Geophysics from Harvard University. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Professor Stanley was a postdoctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a professor at the University of Toronto. At Johns Hopkins, she also holds appointments in the Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Applied Physics Laboratory’s Space Exploration Sector, and the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute.

Professor Stanley has received several honors and awards for both her research and teaching. Her research honors include the American Geophysical Union’s William Gilbert Award for her major theoretical contributions to the study of planetary magnetism, and her teaching awards include the Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Toronto.

Professor Stanley’s research includes studies of the magnetic fields of Earth, Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and exoplanets. She is also a coinvestigator on NASA’s Mars InSight mission. In addition to her research work, Professor Stanley has served as the editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets and has chaired the Women in Physics Canada Conference.

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  1. A Field Guide to the Planets

    A Field Guide to the Planets

    Sabine Stanley
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Now that we’ve explored every major world in our solar system with cutting-edge science, it’s a perfect time to get to know the neighbors. Your instructor, Sabine Stanley, Ph.D., a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, guides you through this system on a thrilling ride of discovery, illustrated by the phenomenal images NASA has gathered through its telescopes, cameras, and laboratories...
  2. (Set) A Field Guide to the Planets & A Visual Guide to the Universe Set

    (Set) A Field Guide to the Planets & A Visual Guide to the Universe

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £64.98 Starting at £64.98 £97.98 £64.98£97.98
    Enjoy a fascinating, eye-opening guide to the wonders of the planets and the universe in this two-course set. Start with A Field Guide to the Planets, in which you’ll explore planets, moons, asteroids, comets, exoplanets, and much more with an expert guide who will show you the most cutting-edge images and research. Then, in A Visual Guide to the...
  3. (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & Our Night Sky Set

    (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & Our Night Sky

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £55.98 Starting at £55.98 £78.98 £55.98£78.98
    With this richly illustrated two-course set, gain a newfound appreciation for the planets and stars you can see with the naked eye or the aid of a telescope. First, explore planets, moons, asteroids, comets, exoplanets, and much more with an expert guide who will show you the most cutting-edge images and research in A Field Guide to the Planets. Then, in Our Night Sky, embark on an unrivaled tour around the sky that...
  4. (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & Radio Astronomy Set

    (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & Radio Astronomy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £74.98 Starting at £74.98 £102.98 £74.98£102.98
    How has technology allowed us to make sense of the universe like never before? Find out with this two-course set that brings together A Field Guide to the Planets and Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe. In the first course, explore planets, moons, asteroids, comets, exoplanets, and much more with an expert guide who will show you the most cutting-edge images and research. And in the second course,...
  5. (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & Experiencing Hubble Set

    (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & Experiencing Hubble

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £55.98 Starting at £55.98 £78.98 £55.98£78.98
    See the stunning marvels of the cosmos like never before with these two richly illustrated courses. First, explore planets, moons, asteroids, comets, exoplanets, and much more with an expert guide who will show you the most cutting-edge images and research in A Field Guide to the Planets. Then, in Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe, use 10 iconic images from the Hubble Space...
  6. (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & The Inexplicable Universe Set

    (SET) A Field Guide to the Planets & The Inexplicable Universe

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £52.98 Starting at £52.98 £71.98 £52.98£71.98
    Untangle some of the perplexing phenomena and enduring mysteries about our solar system and the universe in this two-course set. In A Field Guide to the Planets, explore planets, moons, asteroids, comets, exoplanets, and much more with an expert guide who will show you the most cutting-edge images and research. And in The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries, celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson...