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Aug 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Characterization of Biosignatures within Geologic Samples Analyzed using a Suite of in situ Techniques Kyle Uckert, NMSU    Abstract: I investigated the biosignature detection capabilities of several in situ techniques to evaluate their potential to...
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Aug 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Is Hierarchical Merging Broken? Charles Steinhardt (Caltech, DARK) I will describe two sharp puzzles suggesting a possible mismatch between the current hierarchical merging paradigm and observations of evolving galaxies.  Current models predict that the z...
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Sep 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Sultan Hassan, Centre for Extragalactic Theory, University of the Western Cape, South Africa Title: From Instantaneous to Late Reionization Abstract: The 21cm emission line is a hyperfine spin-flip transition of neutral hydrogen.  Prior to the...
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Sep 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Extinction mapping with LEGUS Lauren Kahre The study of star formation and galaxy evolution in nearby galaxies depends on obtaining accurate stellar photometry in those galaxies. However, dust in the galaxies hinders our ability to...
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Sep 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Six orders of magnitude: Solar System studies of asteroids and the Sun Paul Hardersen (U. of N. Dakota)Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: JUNO Reta Beebe A .pdf of the talk can be found here.    Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Science Hall 310
Utilizing Planetary Oscillations to Constrain the Interior Structure of the Jovian Planets Ethan Dederick Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars....
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Sep 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Galaxies in the Twilight Zone by Aaron Romanowsky, San Jose State University   Abstract: Decades after luminous galaxies were found to be embedded in halos of dark matter (DM), there are still mysteries about the...
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Sep 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: TBD Keith Hawkins (Columbia/Cambridge)  Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Proto-BD disks and the Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics Laura Mayorga  Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Probing the z~6 UVB with Aligned Metal Absorbers Caitlin Doughty  Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Star formation in the vicinity of the supermassive black hole at the Galactic Centre Dr. Mark Wardle, Macquarie University The disruptive tidal field near supermassive black holes overcomes the self-gravity of objects that are less...
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Nov 11 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Outer Planets Update Dr. Amy Simon, NASA The Hubble Outer Planet Atmospheres Legacy (OPAL) program is a yearly program for observing each of the outer planets over two full rotations. Observations began with Uranus in...
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Nov 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: H-band Spectral Variability of Classical Be Stars Drew Chojnowski  Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Simulations of the interstellar medium at high redshift: What does [CII] trace? Dr. Karen Olsen, Arizona State University We are in an exciting era were simulations on large, cosmological scales meet modeling of the interstellar medium (ISM)...
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Oct 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Dark Sky Images Ken Naiff Ken, an retired engineer, is a highly technically skilled and artistic astrophotographer.  He will be sharing some of his work and elaborating on the technical methods and processing techniques he...
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