Peter Driscoll and Yingwei Fei Awarded 7th Carnegie Science Venture Grant

Z Machine

Peter Driscoll, a theoretical geophysicist at DTM, and Yingwei Fei, a high-pressure experimentalist at the Geophysical Laboratory, have been awarded a Carnegie Science Venture Grant for their project “Direct Shock Compression of Pre-synthesized Mantle Mineral to Super-Earth Interior Conditions.”


January 2017 Letter from the Director

January 2017

2016 was a year of ups and downs for both DTM and the nation. Enough has been, and will continue to be, written about the state of the United States, so DTM Director Richard Carlson focuses instead on the department in his January 2017 Letter from the Director.


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

Debris Disk

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


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."


DTM Scientists Participate in the 229th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

Maggie Thompson

Tri Astraatmadja, Johanna Teske, Serge Dieterich, and Maggie Thompson participated in the 229th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held in Grapevine, TX, from January 3 to 7, 2017.


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.