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John Graham, Expert on Young Stars, Dead at 79

John Graham, Expert on Young Stars, Dead at 79

Carnegie astronomer John Graham—who also served during different periods as both Vice President and Secretary of the American Astronomical Society—died at home in Washington, D.C., September 13 after a battle with brain cancer.

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DTM Staff Scientist Erik Hauri Passes Away

DTM Staff Scientist Erik Hauri Passes Away

Although cut unfairly short, Erik Hauri made the most of his life and leaves behind a loving family and a record of major contributions to the understanding of the natural world around us.

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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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Postdoc Jaehan Bae: Protoplanetary Disks From Scratch

 Postdoc Jaehan Bae: Protoplanetary Disks From Scratch

In this postdoc spotlight, Rubin Postdoctoral Fellow Jaehan Bae discusses his approach to studying planet formation using computer simulations of the disks in which they form.

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Five Questions About Jupiter's New Moons with Scott Sheppard

Five Questions About Jupiter's New Moons with Scott Sheppard

Via YouTube: Scott Sheppard, lead scientist in the recent discovery of 12 moons of Jupiter, discusses the discovery and its implications for the history of this gas giant.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astrochemist Anaïs Bardyn

Postdoc Spotlight: Astrochemist Anaïs Bardyn

DTM postdoc Anaïs Bardyn talks about her work on comet 67P, extraterrestrial particles in the South Pole, and the importance of studying cometary dust to learn about our own origins.

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