exoplanets

When It Comes To Planetary Habitability, It’s What’s Inside That Counts

When It Comes To Planetary Habitability, It’s What’s Inside That Counts

Which of Earth’s features were essential for the origin and sustenance of life? And how do scientists identify those features on other worlds?

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Review of Alan Boss's New Book on Washington Post

Review of Alan Boss's New Book on Washington Post

Read via the Washington Post: Book review of "Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth" by Staff Scientist Alan Boss, Past Chair of NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group.

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 12-13

2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 12-13

DTM scientists continued to have an eventful AGU Fall Meeting on December 12-13, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C with presentations in Earth interior science.

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 10-11

2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 10-11

DTM scientists spent the first days of the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting actively participating with poster presentations on various Earth interior and planetary science topics.

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Cold Super-Earth Found Orbiting Second-Closest Star System to our Own

Cold Super-Earth Found Orbiting Second-Closest Star System to our Own

An international team including five Carnegie astronomers has discovered a frozen Super-Earth orbiting Barnard's star, the closest single star to our own Sun.

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When is a Star Not a Star?

When is a Star Not a Star?

The line that separates stars from brown dwarfs may soon be clearer thanks to new work led by Carnegie’s Serge Dieterich.

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