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Joel Kastner Joins DTM as a Merle A. Tuve Senior Fellow

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Joel Kastner, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, joins DTM as a Merle A. Tuve senior fellow this month. 

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Jesse Reimink Wins Young Author of the Year Award from the Journal of the Geological Society

Jesse Reimink

The Journal of the Geological Society selected Jesse Reimink, a postdoctoral associate at DTM, for their Young Author of the Year award for his paper titled "Dealing with discordance: a novel approach for analyzing U–Pb detrital zircon datasets."

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In Memory of Glenn Poe

Glenn Poe

Glenn Russell Poe passed away on December 12, 2016 at the age of 79. He was a highly valued member of the DTM staff from 1959 until his retirement in 1994. Glenn joined DTM as an electronics technician after serving in the US Navy from 1955 to 1959. While at DTM Glenn’s expertise was an important part of work in many places including California, Peru, Iceland, Japan, and China.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astronomer Erika Nesvold

Erika Nesvold

Born to one of the original Trekkies (her mother) DTM Postdoctoral Fellow Erika Nesvold grew up a self-proclaimed science fiction nerd, a hobby that soon evolved into her passion for astronomy. Today she ventures into the stars her fellow Star Trek fans dreamed of one-day exploring for themselves by studying the effects exoplanets have on their debris disks.

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Vera Rubin Who Confirmed "Dark Matter" Dies

Rubin

Renowned astrophysicist and National Medal of Science awardee Vera Rubin passed away in Princeton N.J., the evening of December 25, 2016, at the age of 88. Rubin confirmed the existence of dark matter—the invisible material that makes up more than 90% of the mass of the universe. She was a retired staff astronomer at the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism in Washington, DC.

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Kei Shimizu Joins DTM's Geochemistry Group as a Deep Carbon Observatory Postdoctoral Associate

Kei Shimizu

Kei Shimizu, who received his Ph.D. in geological sciences from Brown University in 2016, joins DTM's geochemistry group as a Deep Carbon Observatory postdoctoral associate.

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