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Oct 5 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Clues to Globular Cluster Formation David Nataf, Johns Hopkins University Globular clusters are now well-established to host “Second-generation” stars, which show anomalous abundances in some or all of He, C, N, O, Na, Al, Mg,...
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Oct 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red giants, eclipsing binaries, and asteroseismology. Patrick Gaulme, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Oct 12 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: Design Details and Progress towards First Light with UT#1 Michelle Creech-Eakman, New Mexico Tech The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer (MROI), a 10-telescope optical/near-IR interferometer in central NM, has been conceived...
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Oct 19 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Understanding How Galaxies Reionized the Universe  Sanchayeeta Borthakur, Arizona State University Identifying the population of galaxies that was responsible for the reionization of the universe is a long-standing quest in astronomy. While young stars can...
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Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Host: James McAteer. Assisted by Laurel Farris, Kristen Luchsinger, and Matthew Varakian
Nov 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
How to Take Pictures of Baby Planets Kate Follette, Amherst College Of the thousands of known extrasolar planets, why are the dozen or so directly imaged exoplanets among the most important despite their apparently anomalous...
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Nov 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
The Sunspot Solar Observatory Visitor Center Heidi Sanchez, Sunspot Solar Observatory, NMSU
Nov 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions Laura Chomiuk, MSU Over the past few years, a revolution has been taking place in our understanding of classical novae, largely driven by the discovery of GeV gamma-rays...
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Nov 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Past and Present Astronomy in Uzbekistan Nur Berdalieva (Astronomical Institute of Uzbekistan) and Shukur Kholikov (National Solar Observatory)
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Host: Moire Prescott. Assisted by Emma Dahl, Drew Chojnowski, and Oana Vesa.