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Geodynamo Recharged

Geodynamo Recharged

Peter Driscoll authors a News & Views article for Nature Geoscience in which he discusses results from Bono and colleagues and their implications for what we know about the solidification of Earth's inner core hundreds of millions of years ago.

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 10-11

2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 10-11

DTM scientists spent the first days of the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting actively participating with poster presentations on various Earth interior and planetary science topics.

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The Geodynamo: Large Crowd Attends Peter Driscoll's Neighborhood Lecture

The Geodynamo: Large Crowd Attends Peter Driscoll's Neighborhood Lecture

Peter Driscoll presented his Neighborhood Lecture, "The Geodynamo: A Unique Window into the Dynamics of Earth's Deep Interior," to a full house on November 8, 2018.

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Peter Driscoll: What Goes On Deep Inside Earth’s Magnetic Dynamo?

Earth magnetic field

In preparation for his Neighborhood Lecture on November 8, 2018, DTM's Peter Driscoll answers some questions about his latest research and why studying the geodynamo is critical to understanding the history of our planet.

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What Makes Diamonds Blue? Boron From Oceanic Crustal Remnants in Earth's Lower Mantle

What Makes Diamonds Blue? Boron From Oceanic Crustal Remnants in Earth's Lower Mantle

Blue diamonds—like the world-famous Hope Diamond at the National Museum of Natural History—formed up to four times deeper in the Earth's mantle than most other diamonds, according to new work published on the cover of Nature.

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When Earth Attacks: Peter van Keken's Neighborhood Lecture

When Earth Attacks: Peter van Keken's Neighborhood Lecture

Neighbors and friends of Carnegie's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) gathered at the Broad Branch Road Campus in Washington, D.C. on March 22, 2018 for the first Spring 2018 Neighborhood Lecture

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