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The MHC astronomer and her students will help NASA shape the future of planetary science and human space exploration.
With a major upgrade to Mount Holyoke’s transmission electron microscope, now even first-year students can take a class in nanoscience.
Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, talked about winning the G. K. Gilbert Award for her research on space rocks.
NASA may send the next Mars rover to the Jezero Crater, identified in 2005 by Mount Holyoke planetary scientist Caleb Fassett as having once been an ancien
Basking in the aftermath of this morning's successful landing of the Mars rover, MHC's Darby Dyar reports in from Mission Control and talks to the Boston G
An article by Darby Dyar and an image of Louisa Radar '18, Clarissa Leight '18, and Laura Breitenfeld '17 are featured on the July 2017 issue.
After studying Mars, Darby Dyar has her heart set on Venus, where an nearly impenetrable atmosphere enshrouds the searing hot, sulfuric acid-choked planet.
Professor Dyar and her students are exploring Mars and planetary science in the labs.
The Mineralogical Association of Canada has awarded Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, the 2017 Hawley Medal for best paper of the year.
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