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Mount Holyoke astronomer Darby Dyar is among the planetary scientists who will lead NASA’s new mission to explore the surface of Earth’s fiery twin.
NASA has selected new missions to explore Venus, including one led by M. Darby Dyar, Mount Holyoke professor of astronomy.
Mount Holyoke College professor M. Darby Dyar is being awarded the Alumnae Achievement Award from her alma mater, Wellesley College.
Mount Holyoke’s Darby Dyar talked to The Wall Street Journal about the recent discovery of phosphine gas in Venus’s atmosphere.
February at Mount Holyoke featured Black History Month events, Princeton Review rankings, outstanding student-athletes and of course valentines.
Astronomy professor Darby Dyar uses real-world tricorders and a growing database of spectroscopic minerals signatures to identify minerals found in space.
Mount Holyoke professor Darby Dyar discusses her work with moon rocks on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch.
Exploration of Venus could cast light on why planets become habitable, says Mount Holyoke’s Darby Dyar.
Mount Holyoke College professor Darby Dyar will lead a team of researchers to study untouched moon rock samples and volcanic activity on the moon.
It’s that time again, when the director of Mount Holyoke’s observatory leaves the lab, ditches the telescope and goes out to see the Perseid meteor shower.
Mount Holyoke professor Darby Dyar was awarded the 2018 Eugene Shoemaker Distinguished Scientist Medal for her work on decoding the secrets of space rocks.
After studying Mars, Darby Dyar has her heart set on Venus, where a nearly impenetrable atmosphere enshrouds the searing hot, sulfuric acid-choked planet.
The Mineralogical Association of Canada has awarded Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, the 2017 Hawley Medal for best paper of the year.
Alum Veronika Kivenson’s NSF grant allows her to use a supercomputer to examine how microbes metabolize pollutants found in marine sediment.
Professor Darby Dyar and colleagues apply advances in machine learning to analyze troves of data about Mars as the Curiosity rover transmits it to Earth.