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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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Q&A: The Milky Way As You've Never Seen It

Q&A: The Milky Way As You've Never Seen It

DTM postdoc Tri Astraatmadja discusses the importance of the most comprehensive star catalogue of our Galaxy, a three-dimensional map recently unveiled by the European Space Agency's Gaia mission.

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Q&A with Alycia Weinberger: How Unique Are We?

Alycia Weinberger

DTM astronomer Alycia Weinberger talks about circumstellar disks, the importance of curiosity, and what it means to seize the opportunities life throws our way.

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Neighborhood Lecture: Eyes on the Universe

Neighborhood Lecture: Eyes on the Universe

Carnegie Observatories Director John S. Mulchaey presented the second Spring 2018 Neighborhood Lecture held at the Carnegie Institution for Science's Broad Branch Road campus on April 19, 2018.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Geochemist Jonathan Tucker

Jonathan Tucker, Carnegie Department of Terrestrial Magnetism

Jonathan Tucker discusses his research in a career that included stints in astronomy and planetary science before delving into geoscience.

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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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