Louis Bauer, DTM’s founding Director, was an eclipse veteran. In May 1900, four years before the Department was established, Bauer organized the first systematic observations aimed at detecting geomagnetic effects of a solar eclipse.
DTM’s esteemed librarian, Shaun Hardy, received the Geoscience Information Society’s 2014 Best Paper Award at their annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, on 21 October 2014.
Shaun Hardy, librarian at the DTM/Geophysical Laboratory Library of Carnegie Science, is the recipient of the 2016 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award from the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS).
Located in the Abelson building, the Earth and Planets Laboratory Library supports advanced research in the physical, earth, and space sciences and contains the historic archives of more than a century of discovery and innovation on campus.
The library subscribes to more than 200 scientific journals and reference databases and holds 10,000 technical books, maps, and reports.Library website
Media & Recorded Talks
A History of Carnegie's Broad Branch Road Campus
Shaun Hardy presents "From Outpost to Icon: A Century of Science at Broad Branch Road"