cosmochemistry

Postdoc Spotlight: Astrochemist Anaïs Bardyn

Postdoc Spotlight: Astrochemist Anaïs Bardyn

DTM postdoc Anaïs Bardyn talks about her work on comet 67P, extraterrestrial particles in the South Pole, and the importance of studying cometary dust to learn about our own origins.

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Meteoritic Stardust Unlocks Timing of Supernova Dust Formation

Crab Nebula, Carnegie DTM

Dust is everywhere—not just in your attic or under your bed, but also in outer space. To astronomers, dust can be a nuisance by blocking the light of distant stars, or it can be a tool to study the history of our universe, galaxy, and Solar System.

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What Can Comet 67P Teach Us About the Solar System?

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P)

Using the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission to explore comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P), Anaïs Bardyn's research presents a first-of-a-kind analysis of the comet's chemistry.

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DTM at 2017 AGU Fall Meeting: New Orleans 11-15 Dec. 2017

Carnegie Science, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. AGU Fall Meeting 2017.

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting will be held December 11-15, 2017, in New Orleans. Check here for daily videos, pictures, schedules, and updates on all of our scientific presentations and posters.

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Q&A: The First Interstellar Asteroid Ever Spotted

Artist’s impression of the interstellar asteroid `Oumuamua. Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser

As asteroid 'Oumuamua dashes away from us, DTM cosmochemist and meteoriticist Conel Alexander shares his reactions and explains the implications of this interstellar visit.

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What Did We Learn from the Neutron-Star Collision Discovery?

What Did We Learn from the Neutron-Star Collision Discovery?

DTM cosmochemist Larry Nittler shares with us his excitement about the explosive stellar event.

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