Jan. 2016 - DTM Online Newsletter

January 2016

Letter from the Director

Lara Wagner makes observations based on seismometer readings during North Korea's nuclear test claims on January 6.
Scott Sheppard discusses the long road to "Planet X".
Celebrating 2015 at DTM
Click here to view DTM's 2015 Year in Review
Latest News
Alan Boss writes an article for Pale Red Dot on the history of the field of planet formation and detection.
Hubble fellow Jackie Faherty talks to NPR about how to see the five planets aligning in the early morning sky.
Former DTM postdoc John Debes is named head of the STIS instrument team at Space Telescope.
DTM postdocs Sergio Dieterich, Jonathan Gagné, Erika Nesvold, and T.J. Rodigas attend the 227th American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting held in Florida.
Alan Boss chairs a meeting of the NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group.
DTM Origins fellow Johanna Teske publishes paper in the Astrophysical Journal.
MESSENGER makes Discover Magazine's Top 100 Stories of 2015
Click here to view DTM's latest publication list
Upcoming Events
February 2, 2016 @ 3 p.m.
Alycia Weinberger // DTM
"How to Give a Great Talk"
DTM Postdoctoral Development Workshop

February 4, 2016 @ 11 a.m.
Kevin Lewis // Johns Hopkins University
DTM weekly Seminar Series

February 11, 2016 @ 11 a.m.
Bruce Macintosh // Stanford University
"Images and spectra of extrasolar planets"
DTM Weekly Seminar Series

February 18, 2016 @ 11 a.m.
James Farquhar // University of Maryland
"Sulfur isotopic variability in meteoritic materials"
DTM Weekly Seminar Series

February 25, 2016 @ 11 a.m.
Francesca DeMeo // Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Asteroids as Records of Solar System History"
DTM Weekly Seminar Series
Campus Arrivals
Matías Díaz visits DTM from the Departamento de Astronomia at the Universidad de Chile to work with Paul Butler. He also works with Steve Shectman and others at the Carnegie Observatories.
Jesse Reimink joins DTM as a postdoctoral associate from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, where he received his Ph.D. in 2015.
Chris Thissen joins DTM as a postdoctoral fellow from Yale University where he was an NSF graduate research fellow. 
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