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Vera Rubin Who Confirmed "Dark Matter" Dies

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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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