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July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter

Solar System research, Diamond recycling, a Presidential visit, and early career excellence in this month's letter from DTM Director Rick Carlson.

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Postdoc Jaehan Bae: Protoplanetary Disks From Scratch

 Postdoc Jaehan Bae: Protoplanetary Disks From Scratch

In this postdoc spotlight, Rubin Postdoctoral Fellow Jaehan Bae discusses his approach to studying planet formation using computer simulations of the disks in which they form.

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Five Questions About Jupiter's New Moons with Scott Sheppard

Five Questions About Jupiter's New Moons with Scott Sheppard

Via YouTube: Scott Sheppard, lead scientist in the recent discovery of 12 moons of Jupiter, discusses the discovery and its implications for the history of this gas giant.

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A Dozen New Moons of Jupiter Discovered, Including One "Oddball"

A Dozen New Moons of Jupiter Discovered, Including One

Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found—11 "normal" outer moons, and one that they're calling an "oddball." This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79—the most of any planet in our Solar System.

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June 2018 Letter from the Director

June 2018 Letter from the Director

Director Rick Carlson highlights DTM's role in the international science community in June 2018.

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DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM's volcanology team traveled to Italy for an ambitious field experiment to better understand shallow volcanic explosions.

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