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Research Trainee Maggie Thompson Visits Iceland's Volcano and Earthquake Centre

Lave flow

On Monday, July 24, 2017, research trainee Maggie Thompson visited Lava, the Iceland Volcano and Earthquake Centre, located in Hvolsvöllur, a small town about an hour outside of Iceland’s main city of Reykjavík.

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DTM Scientists Attend 80th Meteoritical Society Meeting

80th Meteoritical Society Meeting

DTM staff scientists Conel Alexander and Larry Nittler, along with postdoctoral fellows Nan Liu, Myriam Telus, and My Riebe, discuss their research at the Meteoritical Society's 80th annual meeting.

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Van de Graaff Receives a Much-Needed Cosmetic Update

White Domed Van de Graaff

Work has been completed on the sanding and repainting of the dome of the Atomic Physics Observatory (APO), a ~ 55-foot tall Art Deco structure that housed a 3 million volt particle accelerator used for a variety of studies in nuclear physics.

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Music to the Ears of a Volcanologist

Popocatepetl Volcano

Can automated sound-recognition techniques be used to read and analyze the sounds our planet makes, similar to listening to an orchestra warming up before a concert? DTM’s Diana Roman thinks so.

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Richard Walker Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree

Honorary Swords

Former DTM postdoc Richard Walker, now at the University of Maryland College Park, was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Oulu, Finland, in May.

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Anaïs Bardyn Joins DTM's Cosmochemistry Group as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Anais Bardyn

Anaïs Bardyn joins DTM's cosmochemistry group as a postdoctoral fellow this month, following the completion of her Ph.D. in astrochemistry/astrobiology at the University of Paris-Est in 2016.

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