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DTM Visits Orbital ATK Headquarters to See NASA’s TESS Spacecraft

Tess Fieldtrip

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, DTM astronomers and cosmochemists visited Orbital ATK’s headquarters in Dulles, Virginia, to tour their facilities and see NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which the company is building in Northern Virginia.  

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June 2017 Letter from the Director

June 2017 Letter from the Director

Highlights in the department this June included a variety of outreach events and the beginning of “silly season.” What's silly season? Read DTM Director Richard Carlson's Letter from the Director to find out.

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A Planning Meeting of the Metal Earth Project in Canada Brings Together Both Current and Former DTM Scientists

Metal Earth

From June 14 to 17, 2017, postdoctoral associate Jesse Reimink and staff scientist Steve Shirey joined former postdoc Graham Pearson (now at the University of Alberta) and former predoctoral fellow Michael Hamilton (now at the Jack Satterly Geochronology Lab of the Royal Ontario Museum in Sudbury, Ontario) for a planning meeting for the 'Metal Earth' project.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astronomer Jonathan Gagné

Jonathan Gagne

What started as a fascination with understanding how things work has evolved into a career of discovery for DTM Sagan Fellow Jonathan Gagné. We talked to Gagné about what research projects he's currently working on at DTM and what he hopes to do in the future in our latest Postdoc Spotlight.

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DTM Scientists Attend the Origins of Solar Systems Gordon Research Conference in Massachusetts

Gordon Research 2017

This month, incoming, current and former DTM scientists attended the Origins of Solar Systems Gordon Research Conference (GRC) held on June 18 to 23, 2017, at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA.

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Job Opening: Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

DTM is seeking a Staff Accountant responsible for various accounting tasks necessary to sustain departmental business operations.

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