cosmochemistry

'It’s Like Being an Archaeologist But for the Solar System'

'It’s Like Being an Archaeologist But for the Solar System'

Maximilien Verdier-Paoletti talks about his cosmochemical research and how he became what could be compared to an archaeologist—but for the Solar System.

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Cometary Surprise Found Inside Meteorite

Cometary Surprise Found Inside Meteorite

An ancient sliver of the building blocks from which comets formed was discovered encased inside a meteorite like an insect in amber by a Carnegie-led research team.

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DTM attends the 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

DTM attends the 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

DTM staff scientists and postdocs in geo- and cosmochemistry are attending the 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference at The Woodlands, Texas.

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 14

2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 14

DTM wrapped up the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting with a series of oral and poster presentations on Friday, December 14, 2018.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Astrochemist Anaïs Bardyn

Postdoc Spotlight: Astrochemist Anaïs Bardyn

DTM postdoc Anaïs Bardyn talks about her work on comet 67P, extraterrestrial particles in the South Pole, and the importance of studying cometary dust to learn about our own origins.

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Meteoritic Stardust Unlocks Timing of Supernova Dust Formation

Crab Nebula, Carnegie DTM

Dust is everywhere—not just in your attic or under your bed, but also in outer space. To astronomers, dust can be a nuisance by blocking the light of distant stars, or it can be a tool to study the history of our universe, galaxy, and Solar System.

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