MARCH 2015 - DTM Online Newsletter
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Circumstellar Disk - HD 15115. (The Astronomical Journal, 2014)

Top News

DTM is emerging from the long, cold winter

to face the flowering of our campus, both in the literal sense and in the number of activities taking place on campus says Richard Carlson in the April 2015 Letter from the Director

Lara Wagner boarded the R/V Endeavor

in Providence, Rhode Island, to recover broadband ocean bottom seismometers off the coast of the Carolinas during some very high seas. 

DTM hosted MESSENGER's final

Science Team Meeting with its spacecraft still in orbit around Mercury. 

Diana Roman traveled to Mexico

to study continuous seismic signals, also known as harmonic tremors, she's been recording with broadband seismometers in the Popocatépetl Volcano since June 2014.
Click here to view DTM's March 2015 publications list

Awards & Announcements

Former DTM Postdoctoral Fellow Frances Jenner awarded the 2015 MGPV Division Early Career Award.
DTM attended the 2015 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas. 
Jacqueline Faherty's work on brown dwarfs was highlighted in the cover story of Astronomy Magazine's May 2015 edition.
Christopher Keane hosted a Postdoctoral Development Workshop about how to enter the emerging geoscience employment boom.
Jacqueline Faherty attended multiple meetings to discuss her work on brown dwarfs
Alan Boss rejoined the NASA Advisory Council's Astrophysics Subcommittee.
Timothy Rodigas gave career advice to a visiting class of middle schoolers on how to become a scientist.
The Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom at Carnegie's Broad Branch Road Campus
Tamara Goldin led a Postdoctoral Development Workshop on how to navigate Nature Geoscience.

Evgenya Shkolnik: Discovery Channel Telescope

Meet Astronomer Evgenya Shkolnik and the Discovery Channel Telescope

Former DTM postdoctoral fellow and current Lowell Observatory astronomer, Evgenya Shkolnik (2008-2011), shows how she's using the Discovery Channel Telescope to study young stars that host young planets. Click here to watch the video. 

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Upcoming Campus Events


Years of Service Award Ceremony

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 @ 3 p.m. 

Robert Stern // The University of Texas at Dallas

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 @ 11 a.m.

Tuve Lecture: "How and When did Plate Tectonics Start on Earth, What came before, and Why dos it matter?"


Simon Cam // Michigan Technological University

Thursday, 14 May 2015 @ 11 a.m.

DTM Weekly Seminar Series


Glenn Gaetani // Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Thursday, 21 May 2015 @ 11 a.m.

DTM Weekly Seminar Series

Campus Arrivals

Katie Kumamoto from Stanford University returns to DTM to work with Erik Hauri.

Phillippe Robidoux from INGV-University of Palermo in Italy visits DTM to work with Erik Hauri.

Emily Sarafian from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution visits DTM to work with Erik Hauri.

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