Campus News

Carnegie Scientists Contribute to Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers at DTM

K-12 teachers visited Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road (BBR) campus during the Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers on Earth’s History and Global Change.


Broad Branch Road Parties Under Partially Eclipsed Sun

The view of the Solar Eclipse from Carnegie's Broad Branch Road campus in Washington DC. Credit: Abhisek Basu

Carnegie's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism and Geophysical Laboratory watched the solar eclipse from the Greenewalt Patio at the at Broad Branch Road Campus.


DTM Hosts Tour for International Visitors

Visitors learned about DTM’s Focused Ion Beam-Scanning Electron Microscope from Director Rick Carlson

Visitors from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) toured Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road Campus on August 10, 2017.


Van de Graaff Receives a Much-Needed Cosmetic Update

White Domed Van de Graaff

Work has been completed on the sanding and repainting of the dome of the Atomic Physics Observatory (APO), a ~ 55-foot tall Art Deco structure that housed a 3 million volt particle accelerator used for a variety of studies in nuclear physics.


DTM Visits Orbital ATK Headquarters to See NASA’s TESS Spacecraft

Tess Fieldtrip

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, DTM astronomers and cosmochemists visited Orbital ATK’s headquarters in Dulles, Virginia, to tour their facilities and see NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which the company is building in Northern Virginia.  


Our Campus Hosts a Lab Tour for the D.C. Science Writers Association

Press Day

We welcomed the D.C. Science Writers Association (DCSWA) to take an interactive tour of four of our labs and four of the Geophysical Laboratory's labs on campus last Saturday, June 17, 2017.