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Matthew Scott Reveals Why We Should Care About Jumping Genes at His Neighborhood Lecture

Matthew Scott

Carnegie Science President Matthew Scott revealed to a sold out Neighborhood Lecture crowd in the Greenewalt Lecture Hall last week how genes that jump from one place in a chromosome to another, or jumping genes, may have influenced early life on Earth and why exactly we should care about them now. The lecture kicked off our Spring 2017 Neighborhood Lecture Series on Thursday, March 16.

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DTM Astronomers Participate in Burnt Mills Elementary School's Science and Technology Night

Sergio Dieterich

DTM NSF postdoctoral fellow Sergio Dieterich and research trainee Maggie Thompson had a busy evening on Thursday, February 23, participating in the Burnt Mills Elementary School Science and Technology Night in Silver Spring, MD.

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DTM Hosts Workshop for Volcanologists in the DC Area

Stefan Lachowycz

In 2013, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) hosted a workshop for Earth and planetary scientists in the Washington, DC area with an interest in volcanology to facilitate inter-institution dialog and collaboration. On January 11, 2017, the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) hosted a sequel to this workshop at Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road campus.

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DTM's Expedition Reaches New Heights

Carnegie Flag

Through the generosity of Mr. David Thompson, president and CEO of Orbital ATK, Inc., the Carnegie expedition flag is currently flying in the International Space Station.  

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