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For Second Time in September, Carnegie’s Seismometer Records Devastating Mexican Earthquake

For Second Time in September, Carnegie’s Seismometer Records Devastating Mexican Earthquake

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Raboso, a small town located 65 miles southeast of Mexico City on Tuesday, September 19. The earthquake is substantially closer to the Mexican capital than the magnitude 8.1 earthquake that struck 10 days ago off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017

National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017

Together with Carnegie's Geophysical Laboratory, the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism is celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017.

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DTM Postdoctoral Opportunities Available

DTM JOBS

DTM offers a variety of postdoctoral fellowship and associate positions.  Fellows and associates can engage in a wide range of experiences that include participating in seminars and symposia, gathering and analyzing data, participating in the campus's 70-year lunch club tradition, as well as our campus's rich postdoc development program.

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Massive Mexican Earthquake Captured on DTM Seismometer

Mexico Earthquake

On 8 September 2017 at 04:49:21 UTC, a powerful M8.1 earthquake, 87 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Mexico, occurred at a shallow depth of 69.7 km. The epicenter of the quake was 102 miles west of Tapachula in southern Chiapas state.

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August 2017 Letter from the Director

 August 2017 Letter from the Director

The Great American Solar Eclipse, participation in the international science community, summer science, and other DTM updates.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astrophysicist Sharon Xuesong Wang

SHARON XUESONG WANG

Sharon Xuesong Wang reflects on questions that are not too different from those her research tries to answer about our Solar System: Who is she? Where does she come from? And where is she going?

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