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Postdoc Jaehan Bae: Protoplanetary Disks From Scratch

 Postdoc Jaehan Bae: Protoplanetary Disks From Scratch

In this postdoc spotlight, Rubin Postdoctoral Fellow Jaehan Bae discusses his approach to studying planet formation using computer simulations of the disks in which they form.

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Five Questions About Jupiter's New Moons with Scott Sheppard

Five Questions About Jupiter's New Moons with Scott Sheppard

Via YouTube: Scott Sheppard, lead scientist in the recent discovery of 12 moons of Jupiter, discusses the discovery and its implications for the history of this gas giant.

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A Dozen New Moons of Jupiter Discovered, Including One "Oddball"

A Dozen New Moons of Jupiter Discovered, Including One

Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found—11 "normal" outer moons, and one that they're calling an "oddball." This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79—the most of any planet in our Solar System.

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DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM's volcanology team traveled to Italy for an ambitious field experiment to better understand shallow volcanic explosions.

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New and Improved Way to Find Baby Planets

New and Improved Way to Find Baby Planets

New work from an international team of astronomers including Carnegie's Jaehan Bae used archival radio telescope data to develop a new method for finding very young extrasolar planets.

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Workshop Delivers New Estimate of Global Carbon Degassing

Workshop Delivers New Estimate of Global Carbon Degassing

DTM hosted a Deep Carbon Observatory, Deep Earth Carbon Degassing group workshop, bringing together scientists from around the world to calculate a new estimate of global carbon dioxide (CO2) degassing from large volcanic emitters, small volcanic sources, and diffuse degassing from volcanic regions.

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