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TESS Mission Helps Uncover Trio of Planets With One Possibly Habitable World

TESS Mission Helps Uncover Trio of Planets With One Possibly Habitable World

Ground-based observations following up on the discovery of a small planet by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) revealed two additional planets in the same system, one of which is located far enough from its star to be potentially habitable. 

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July 2019 Letter from the Director

July 2019 Letter from the Director

The latest updates from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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Job Opening: Communications and Digital Media Coordinator

Job Opening: Communications and Digital Media Coordinator

The Carnegie Institution for Science, Broad Branch Road (BBR) campus in Washington, D.C., is seeking a Communications and Digital Media Coordinator.

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Effort To Rename Next-Generation Telescope For Vera Rubin Advances House

Effort To Rename Next-Generation Telescope For Vera Rubin Advances House

The House approved a bill to name the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in honor of late Carnegie DTM scientist Vera Rubin.

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New NSF Grant Awarded to Study Earth’s “Flat Slabs”

New NSF Grant Awarded to Study Earth’s “Flat Slabs”

A $2.7 million multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional NSF-Frontiers of Earth Science grant has been awarded to a team led by Carnegie’s Lara Wagner to study an active flat slab in Colombia.

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Dates, Speakers Announced for Fall 2019 Neighborhood Lecture Series

Dates, Speakers Announced for Fall 2019 Neighborhood Lecture Series

BBR Neighborhood Lectures provide an opportunity to get up close and personal with DTM and GL scientists.

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