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Postdoc Spotlight: Looking at Planetary System Evolution with Meredith MacGregor

Postdoc Spotlight: Looking at Planetary System Evolution with Meredith MacGregor

Postdoc Meredith MacGregor takes us through her journey from kindergarten science fairs to stars trillions of miles away.

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Dates, Speakers Announced for Spring 2019 Neighborhood Lecture Series

Dates, Speakers Announced for Spring 2019 Neighborhood Lecture Series

The 2019 Spring Neighborhood Lectures feature talks about Earth's climate, gravity as a probe for magma, and shocking minerals.

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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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Discovered: The Most-Distant Solar System Object Ever Observed

Discovered: The Most-Distant Solar System Object Ever Observed

A team of astronomers including DTM's Scott Sheppard discovered the first known Solar System object detected at a distance that is more than 100 times farther than the Earth-Sun distance.

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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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Cold Super-Earth Found Orbiting Second-Closest Star System to our Own

Cold Super-Earth Found Orbiting Second-Closest Star System to our Own

An international team including five Carnegie astronomers has discovered a frozen Super-Earth orbiting Barnard's star, the closest single star to our own Sun.

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