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Hélène Le Mével Talks Gravity, Magma, Volcanoes at Broad Branch Road

Hélène Le Mével Talks Gravity, Magma, Volcanoes at Broad Branch Road

Hélène Le Mével presented a talk titled, “The gravity of volcanoes: using gravity data to probe magma reservoirs,” on April 25 at the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Broad Branch Road (BBR) campus.

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Hélène Le Mével: To Understand How Magma Moves and Evolves in the Crust, Use Gravity

Hélène Le Mével: To Understand How Magma Moves and Evolves in the Crust, Use Gravity

In a prelude to her upcoming Neighborhood Lecture, Le Mével spoke about her work, the importance of gravity for volcanology, and the questions she is tackling through her theoretical and field work on magmatic systems.  

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Postdoc Spotlight: Looking at Planetary System Evolution with Meredith MacGregor

Postdoc Spotlight: Looking at Planetary System Evolution with Meredith MacGregor

Postdoc Meredith MacGregor takes us through her journey from kindergarten science fairs to stars trillions of miles away.

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Dates, Speakers Announced for Spring 2019 Neighborhood Lecture Series

Dates, Speakers Announced for Spring 2019 Neighborhood Lecture Series

The 2019 Spring Neighborhood Lectures feature talks about Earth's climate, gravity as a probe for magma, and shocking minerals.

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Geodynamo Recharged

Geodynamo Recharged

Peter Driscoll authors a News & Views article for Nature Geoscience in which he discusses results from Bono and colleagues and their implications for what we know about the solidification of Earth's inner core hundreds of millions of years ago.

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Discovered: The Most-Distant Solar System Object Ever Observed

Discovered: The Most-Distant Solar System Object Ever Observed

A team of astronomers including DTM's Scott Sheppard discovered the first known Solar System object detected at a distance that is more than 100 times farther than the Earth-Sun distance.

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