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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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New Experiments to Model Mars’s Thermal Evolution

New Experiments to Model Mars’s Thermal Evolution

The Geophysical Laboratory’s Alex Goncharov and DTM's Peter van Keken were awarded a Venture Grant to apply a novel flash-heating method for high- pressure/high-temperature experiments to measure the thermal conductivity of Mars.

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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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Research Trainee Maggie Thompson Visits Iceland's Volcano and Earthquake Centre

Lave flow

On Monday, July 24, 2017, research trainee Maggie Thompson visited Lava, the Iceland Volcano and Earthquake Centre, located in Hvolsvöllur, a small town about an hour outside of Iceland’s main city of Reykjavík.

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Richard Walker Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree

Honorary Swords

Former DTM postdoc Richard Walker, now at the University of Maryland College Park, was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Oulu, Finland, in May.

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