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Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Mars One: Current State & Future PlansShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
V1500 Cyg and the Progenitors of SNIaShare this:TweetPrint
Jan 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Evolving Perspectives on the Atmosphere and Climate of Mars             Dr. Richard Zurek, JPL             Abstract: The planet Mars has both fascinated and tantalized humankind since...
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Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
Exploring Impact Heating of the Early Martian Climate Kathryn Steakley, NMSU ABSTRACT: Geological evidence implies that Mars may have had a more warm and wet environment during the late Noachian / early Hesperian era (3.5–3.8 billion years...
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Apr 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The Thirty Meter Telescope:   The Next Generation Ground Based Optical/InfraRed Observatory Dr. Warren Skidmore, Thirty Meter Telescope Corp.   Abstract: After a construction status update, I will describe how the telescope design was developed...
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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 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Fresh Perspectives on Star Formation from LEGUS, the Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey David Thilker, Johns Hopkins University The Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey (LEGUS) was a Cycle 21 Large Treasury HST program which obtained ~parsec resolution NUV- to I-band WFC3 imaging for 50 nearby, representative star-forming Local Volume galaxies, with a primary goal of...
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