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February 2017 - DTM Online Newsletter
FEBRUARY 2017
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LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

John Ketchum and Jesse Reimink investigate shoreline outcrops along Point Lake during a fairly cold day on the water. Photo by Rick Carlson, DTM.

 

THE HIGHLIGHTS

John Ketchum and Jesse Reimink investigate shoreline outcrops along Point Lake during a fairly cold day on the water. Photo by Rick Carlson, DTM.


Hélène Le Mével

DTM is pleased to announce the addition of Hélène Le Mével to our geophysics staff, starting February 1, 2017.


Planet Hunting

A team including Paul Butler makes planet hunting a group effort and finds more than 100 candidates.


Sun-like Stars

Alan Boss makes a prediction: more gas-giants will be found orbiting Sun-like stars.

 

POSTDOC SPOTLIGHT


Jesse Reimink

DTM Postdoctoral Fellow Jesse Reimink grew up fascinated with geology. Today, he studies how Earth's ancient crust formed millions of years ago in places where few people have ever walked before.

 

LATEST NEWS

A tribute page is set up in honor of our dear colleague and world-renowned astronomer, Vera Rubin, who passed away late last year.
A new study co-authored by Larry Nittler may resolve a long-standing puzzle about meteoritic stardust.
Our current Merle A. Tuve Senior Fellow Joel Kastner presents his Tuve Lecture on the nearest known planet-forming disks.
ProEthics Ltd. lead a campus-wide workshop on harassment in the workplace. 
Diana Roman leads a postdoctoral development workshop on how to negotiate a job offer.
The American Institute of Physics’ Center for History of Physics awards the Carnegie Institution for Science a $10k grant to organize and preserve the archives of scientist Oliver H. Gish and open them for research.
The next Carnegie Science Venture Grant is given to Peter Driscoll and the Geophysical Laboratory's Yingwei Fei to investigate the properties and dynamics of super-Earths.
Quebec Science profiles DTM Sagan Fellow Jonathan Gagné's career hunting for brown dawrfs.
DTM NSF postdoctoral fellow Sergio Dieterich and research trainee Maggie Thompson participate in Burnt Mills Elementary School's Science and Technology Night.
Alan Boss briefs Capitol Hill on exoplanets and the prospects of searching for life on Proxima b.
DTM Postdoctoral Fellow Miki Nakajima gives seminar at the University of Oxford.
DTM astronomers Erika Nesvold, Sergio Dieterich, and Alycia Weinberger breakdown the recent discovery of seven Earth-size planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1.
 
Click here to view DTM's latest publications list

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 2, 2017 @ 11 a.m.
Robin Canup // Southwest Research Institute

"Origin of Phobos and Deimos"
DTM Seminar Series
March 7, 2017 @ 3:30 p.m.
Joel Kastner // Rochester Institute of Technology

"Writing a Successful Grant Proposal"
Postdoctoral Development Workshop Series
March 9, 2017 @ 11 a.m.
Bradley Peters // DTM

"Evaluating Plume Paradigms for the Long-lived Réunion Hotspot"
DTM Seminar Series
March 16, 2017 @ 11 a.m.
Sharon Xeusong Wang // DTM
"Finding Terrestrial Exoplanets with Precise Radial Velocities"

DTM Seminar Series
March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m.
Matthew Scott // Carnegie Institution for Science
"Jumping Genes: What They Mean for Evolution and Medicine"
Neighborhood Lecture Series // Register Here
March 30, 2017 @ 11 a.m
Ikuko Wada // University of Minnesota

“Effects of Subduction Obliquity on Mantle Wedge Flow Patterns and Subduction Zone Processes”
DTM Seminar Series
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