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How an Astrophysicist Saw the First Image of a Black Hole

How an Astrophysicist Saw the First Image of a Black Hole

Meredith MacGregor reminisces about the unveiling of the first-ever image of a black hole.  

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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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TESS Finds Its First Earth-Sized Planet

TESS Finds Its First Earth-Sized Planet

A nearby system hosts the first Earth-sized planet discovered by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite, as well as a warm sub-Neptune-sized world.

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March 2019 Letter from the Director

March 2019 Letter from the Director

News and updates from DTM Director, Rick Carlson.

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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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Carnegie President Talks Climate, Energy, Economy at Broad Branch Road

Carnegie President Talks Climate, Energy, Economy at Broad Branch Road

Eric Isaacs, 11th president of the Carnegie Institution for Science, presented a lecture titled, "Addressing Climate Change with Science-Based Energy Solutions."

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