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Anaïs Bardyn Joins DTM's Cosmochemistry Group as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Anais Bardyn

Anaïs Bardyn joins DTM's cosmochemistry group as a postdoctoral fellow this month, following the completion of her Ph.D. in astrochemistry/astrobiology at the University of Paris-Est in 2016.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astronomer Jonathan Gagné

Jonathan Gagne

What started as a fascination with understanding how things work has evolved into a career of discovery for DTM Sagan Fellow Jonathan Gagné. We talked to Gagné about what research projects he's currently working on at DTM and what he hopes to do in the future in our latest Postdoc Spotlight.

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Jessica Arnold Joins DTM's Astronomy Group as a Postdoctoral Associate

Jessica Arnold

Jessica Arnold joins DTM's astronomy group as a postdoctoral associate from the University of Oxford's Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics in Oxford, England, where her research aimed to understand how the thermal environments characteristic of airless solar system objects impact estimates of surface composition gathered via remote thermal infrared spectroscopy.  

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Postdoc Spotlight: Cosmochemist My Riebe

My Riebe

When My Riebe was a kid, she used to run around the fields and forests of southern Sweden wondering how the hills she ran up and down formed, or what the stars she gazed at are made of. As she grew up, the questions became more daunting. What is the meaning of life? Where do we come from? What is her role in an endless universe? Today, she is a postdoctoral associate at DTM researching how organic molecules delivered to the early Earth via meteorites and comets might have helped "kick-start" life, an answer Riebe has been searching for ever since she was a young girl. 

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Former DTM Predoc and Carnegie Trustee Sandy Faber Awarded Gruber Cosmology Prize

Sandy Faber

Former DTM predoctoral fellow and current trustee, astronomer Sandra Faber, has been awarded the 2017 Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Planetary Geophysicist Miki Nakajima

Miki Nakajima

Miki Nakajima was born and raised in a "small" town in Tokyo. It was unusual, she says, for Japanese people (especially women) to study and work in the US long-term. But ever since she was in junior high she wanted to be a scientist. Today, she is doing interdisciplinary work building theoretical models alongside world-renown experts while mentoring and encouraging the next generation of Japanese students to break out of their shells and explore new worlds, just like she did. 

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