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August 2017 Letter from the Director

 August 2017 Letter from the Director

The Great American Solar Eclipse, participation in the international science community, summer science, and other DTM updates.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astrophysicist Sharon Xuesong Wang

SHARON XUESONG WANG

Sharon Xuesong Wang reflects on questions that are not too different from those her research tries to answer about our Solar System: Who is she? Where does she come from? And where is she going?

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Carnegie Scientists Contribute to Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers at DTM

K-12 teachers visited Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road (BBR) campus during the Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers on Earth’s History and Global Change.

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Broad Branch Road Parties Under Partially Eclipsed Sun

The view of the Solar Eclipse from Carnegie's Broad Branch Road campus in Washington DC. Credit: Abhisek Basu

Carnegie's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism and Geophysical Laboratory watched the solar eclipse from the Greenewalt Patio at the at Broad Branch Road Campus.

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Q&A: Solar Eclipses for Newbies

Nov. 13, 2012 total solar eclipse, Australia. Courtesy: NASA.

What exactly goes on during solar eclipses? And what's the big deal about them? Carnegie astronomer Erika Nesvold answers these questions—and more.

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DTM Scientists Attend Goldschmidt 2017 Meeting

Goldschmidt 2017

DTM scientists Mary Horan, Bradley Peters, Jesse Reimink, and Kei Shimizu will present their research at the annual Goldschmidt Conference on August 13-18, 2017 in Paris.

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