Campus News

Behind the Scenes: Machine Shop Foreman Victor Lugo Secures New Lathe for EPL

Behind the Scenes: There’s a New Lathe in Town

On Monday, June 29 EPL replaced the 28-year-old machine with the brand new 2020 Okuma CNC Lathe.


June 2020 - Letter from the Directors

June 2020 Letter from the Directors Banner

The Directors cover coronavirus, digital communication, and the steps we are taking to support equity in academia in this month's letter. 


ChExo Goes Virtual for June 2020 Meeting

Chexo Meeting Logo June

The Carnegie Institution for Science Earth and Planets Laboratory (EPL) will virtually host the eighth Chesapeake Bay Area Exoplanet (ChExo) meeting on Friday, June 26, 2020. Presentations will start at 11 AM and continue until 3 PM.


Earth and Planets Lab at Goldschmidt 2020

Goldschmidt 2020

This week, nine Earth and Planets Laboratory (EPL) scientists will be presenting their science at the 30th annual Goldschmidt conference, the world’s foremost geochemistry meeting.


Speak Softly and Carry a Knitting Needle: Sharing Stories of Nancy Grace Roman on Campus

Alycia and Nancy Thin

On May 20, 2020, NASA announced that the new Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), which is planned to launch sometime in the mid-2020s, will be named after Nancy Grace Roman. Roman was a pioneer in astronomy and astrophysics, was the first female executive and first Chief of Astronomy at NASA, and is widely known as the “mother” of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. She was also a friend of Carnegie’s Vera Rubin and the Earth and Planets Laboratory astronomy program.


Who Put the 'L' in NanoSIMS 50L?

Hauri works with Senior Research Scientist Jianhua Wang and visiting investigator Rhea K Workman in the CAMECA IMS 6F microprobe lab in 2004, two years before Hauri purchased the NanoSIMS 50L.

A look at the history of Carnegie's world-class ion microprobe lab and the man who helped make it happen.