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Planet Hunter and Governor Candidate: DTM Alumna Maggie Turnbull

Planet Hunter and Governor Candidate: DTM Alumna Maggie Turnbull

Some people might call Maggie Turnbull the person who knows most about habitable stellar systems. In a few months, people in Wisconsin might also call her governor.

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Bernard Burke, Who Co-Discovered Jupiter’s “Voice,” Dies at 90

Bernard Burke, Who Co-Discovered Jupiter’s “Voice,” Dies at 90

With deep sadness, the Carnegie Institution's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism reports the passing of Bernard Burke, distinguished MIT astrophysicist and former DTM Staff Scientist.

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DTM Archives Acquire John Firor’s Radio Astronomy Research Notebooks

Some of Firor’s notebooks containing various data, calculations, and observations made during his time with DTM’s radio astronomy program, 1953-1961.

Sixty-year-old research notebooks recently acquired by the DTM archives are shedding new light on the Department's pioneering research in radio astronomy in the 1950s.

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