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The Geodynamo: Large Crowd Attends Peter's Driscoll's Neighborhood Lecture

The Geodynamo: Large Crowd Attends Peter's Driscoll's Neighborhood Lecture

Peter Driscoll presented his Neighborhood Lecture, "The Geodynamo: A Unique Window into the Dynamics of Earth's Deep Interior," to a full-house on November 8, 2018.

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Cold Super-Earth Found Orbiting Second-Closest Star System to our Own

Cold Super-Earth Found Orbiting Second-Closest Star System to our Own

An international team including five Carnegie astronomers has discovered a frozen Super-Earth orbiting Barnard's star, the closest single star to our own Sun.

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Peter Driscoll: What Goes On Deep Inside Earth’s Magnetic Dynamo?

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In preparation for his Neighborhood Lecture on November 8, 2018, DTM's Peter Driscoll answers some questions about his latest research and why studying the geodynamo is critical to understanding the history of our planet.

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October 2018 Letter from the Director

October 2018 Letter from the Director

New arrivals, campus traditional events, and solar system research highlights in this month's letter from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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The Goblin 101: New Dwarf Planet 2015 TG387

The Goblin 101: New Dwarf Planet 2015 TG387

DTM's Scott Sheppard introduces 2015 TG387, a dwarf planet also with an orbit strengthens the case for the existence of a still undiscovered Planet X.

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New Extremely Distant Solar System Object Found During Hunt for Planet X

New Extremely Distant Solar System Object Found During Hunt for Planet X

Carnegie's Scott Sheppard and his colleagues discovered a new extremely distant object far beyond Pluto with an orbit that supports the presence of an even-farther-out, Super-Earth or larger Planet X.

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