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For #Apollo50th, 3 Things We Didn’t Know Before Landing on the Moon

For #Apollo50th, 3 Things We Didn’t Know Before Landing on the Moon

In honor of Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, Carnegie DTM Director Rick Carlson summarized some of the science made possible by lunar samples brought back to Earth.

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'It’s Like Being an Archaeologist But for the Solar System'

'It’s Like Being an Archaeologist But for the Solar System'

Maximilien Verdier-Paoletti talks about his cosmochemical research and how he became what could be compared to an archaeologist—but for the Solar System.

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June 2019 Letter from the Director

June 2019 Letter from the Director

The latest updates from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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Smithsonian to Share Erik Hauri’s Rocks with Scientific Community

Smithsonian to Share Erik Hauri’s Rocks with Scientific Community

The Smithsonian Institutions’ Department of Mineral Sciences visited DTM in mid-March, late May, and early June to coordinate the acquisition of the late Erik Hauri’s rock collection.

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Congress Introduces the Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act

Congress Introduces the Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act

On June 11, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) introduced H.R. 3196, the “Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act.”

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May 2019 Letter from the Director

May 2019 Letter from the Director

The latest updates from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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