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Peter van Keken: What Drives Plate Tectonics?

Peter van Keken: What Drives Plate Tectonics?

In preparation for his Neighbohood Lecture Series presentation, van Keken sat down for an interview touching on his research on plate tectonics and his work prior to joining DTM.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Planetary Scientist Jessica Arnold

Jessica Arnold

In this Postdoc Spotlight, Arnold discusses her research and its importance for our understanding of how planets—including our own—form.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Kei Shimizu

DTM's Kei Shimizu, January 2018

Kei Shimizu tells us about his research and the role it plays in understanding how geochemical processes from millions of years ago shaped the planet as we know it.

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Miki Nakajima to Receive Postdoctoral Innovation and Excellence Award

Miki Nakajima

Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM), Miki Nakajima, has been awarded the eighth Postdoctoral Innovation and Excellence Award (PIE).

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astronomer Tri Astraatmadja

Tri Astraatmadja observing remotely at DTM, using internet connection to communicate with the telescope operator at the Las Campanas Observatory, Chile, and to connect to one of the computers that control the camera. Photo by Ucu Agustin

In this Postdoc Spotlight, Astraatmadja tells us how a space enthusiast kid from Indonesia now contributes to the Carnegie Astrometric Planet Search (CAPS) project.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Geochemist Bradley Peters

Sunrise over Piton des Neiges, an extinct stratovolcano rising more than 10,000 feet above the Indian Ocean on La Réunion. Photo courtesy Bradley Peters.

In this Postdoc Spotlight, DTM Postdoc Bradley Peters tells us about his passion for geochemistry, the journey through DTM, and his aspirations as a young scientist.

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