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A Dozen New Moons of Jupiter Discovered, Including One "Oddball"

A Dozen New Moons of Jupiter Discovered, Including One

Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found—11 "normal" outer moons, and one that they're calling an "oddball." This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79—the most of any planet in our Solar System.

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June 2018 Letter from the Director

June 2018 Letter from the Director

Director Rick Carlson highlights DTM's role in the international science community in June 2018.

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DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM's volcanology team traveled to Italy for an ambitious field experiment to better understand shallow volcanic explosions.

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New and Improved Way to Find Baby Planets

New and Improved Way to Find Baby Planets

New work from an international team of astronomers including Carnegie's Jaehan Bae used archival radio telescope data to develop a new method for finding very young extrasolar planets.

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May 2018 Letter from the Director

May 2018 Letter from the Director

In May, DTM served as a science hub in the Washington D.C. area and hosted scientists from all around the world. This and more from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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Workshop Delivers New Estimate of Global Carbon Degassing

Workshop Delivers New Estimate of Global Carbon Degassing

DTM hosted a Deep Carbon Observatory, Deep Earth Carbon Degassing group workshop, bringing together scientists from around the world to calculate a new estimate of global carbon dioxide (CO2) degassing from large volcanic emitters, small volcanic sources, and diffuse degassing from volcanic regions.

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