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Smithsonian to Share Erik Hauri’s Rocks with Scientific Community

Smithsonian to Share Erik Hauri’s Rocks with Scientific Community

The Smithsonian Institutions’ Department of Mineral Sciences visited DTM in mid-March, late May, and early June to coordinate the acquisition of the late Erik Hauri’s rock collection.

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Congress Introduces the Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act

Congress Introduces the Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act

On June 11, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) introduced H.R. 3196, the “Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act.”

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May 2019 Letter from the Director

May 2019 Letter from the Director

The latest updates from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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When It Comes To Planetary Habitability, It’s What’s Inside That Counts

When It Comes To Planetary Habitability, It’s What’s Inside That Counts

Which of Earth’s features were essential for the origin and sustenance of life? And how do scientists identify those features on other worlds?

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Photos: 5th Annual BBR Poster Session

Photos: 5th Annual BBR Poster Session

The annual poster gathering took place on May 22, 2019 at Carnegie's Broad Branch Road campus in Washington, DC.

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100 Years Ago DTM Chased the Eclipse That Made Einstein Famous

100 Years Ago DTM Chased the Eclipse That Made Einstein Famous

A century since the eclipse that tested Einstein's theory of general relativity, we remember DTM's observations of the event across the globe.

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