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2 Dec 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Probing Star Formation Feedback at its Most Extreme
Feedback from massive stars and supernovae has proven to be a key ingredient in successful models of galaxy evolution.  Yet much about the feedback process is still poorly understood due to a lack…Learn More
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1 Dec 2020
6:30 PM
Lectures Shaping Galaxies with Supermassive Black Hole Winds
Speaker: Mitchell Revalski (Space Telescope Science Institute) Galaxies are a diverse population with a wide range of sizes, shapes, intensity of star formation, and masses of the supermassive…Learn More
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19 Nov 2020
4:00 PM
Lectures Is Nancy Grace Roman the Most Influential Person You’ve Never Heard Of?
The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is named in honor of a pioneer in space astronomy who is recognized as the “Mother of Hubble” and for her Lego™ representation. However, in her time…Learn More
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18 Nov 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Observing Planet Formation with ALMA
Planetary systems form in the disks of gas and dust that orbit young stars. In the past few years, very high angular resolution observations of disks in nearby star-forming regions have started to uncover…Learn More
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11 Nov 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Mapping Nearby Galaxies with Integral Field Spectroscopy
Integral Field Spectroscopy (IFS) is becoming an increasingly common tool for studying galaxy evolution that combines the benefits of both imaging and traditional spectroscopy.  The recently-concluded…Learn More
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10 Nov 2020
8:00 PM
Lectures Hearing The Light: How Sonification Deepens our Understanding of the Cosmos and Makes Astronomy More Accessible
Speakers: Scott Fleming, Clara Brasseur, and Jennifer Kotler (Space Telescope Science Institute) Sonification is the process of representing data as sound. Rather than looking at a chart or…Learn More
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4 Nov 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Laboratory Study of Instabilities and Turbulence Relevant to Astrophysical Accretion Disks
Studying astrophysical processes in the lab becomes increasingly possible and exciting, complementing numerical simulations. In this colloquium, I will describe two example experimental efforts that I…Learn More
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28 Oct 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Not Your Grandparents’ Galaxy: The Milky Way in the Era of Large Surveys
For over a hundred years, the Milky Way has been the nexus between many fields of astrophysics, linking together investigations into the formation of planetary systems and stars to studies of galactic…Learn More
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21 Oct 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Entering A New Era of Population Studies of Tidal Disruption Events
The tidal disruption of a star by a central supermassive black hole originated as a theoretical concept, but is now a routine observational reality. Nuclear transients are being discovered by a rich landscape…Learn More
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15 Oct 2020
4:00 PM
Lectures Post-Processing of Roman Space Telescope CGI Data
The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (formerly WFIRST) will be launched in 2026 with an onboard technology demonstrator for exoplanet direct imaging. The Roman Coronagraph Instrument (CGI) will be capable…Learn More
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14 Oct 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia The Millimetre Sky from the Atacama Cosmology Telescope
I will show new maps of the Cosmic Microwave Background made by the Atacama Cosmology Telescope, and describe how they are advancing our knowledge of cosmology and complementing optical large-scale structure…Learn More
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6 Oct 2020
3:00 PM
Lectures The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope
Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Wiseman and Dr. Julie McEnery (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA announced this year that the Wide Field Infrared Space Telescope will officially be named the Nancy Grace Roman…Learn More
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5 Oct 2020
3:00 PM
Workshops Science Writers Workshop on the Roman Space Telescope
This workshop for science journalists, presented by STScI, will provide an overview of major areas of scientific inquiry that the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will address. A panel of prominent astronomers…Learn More
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5-9 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
Conferences Galaxy Formation and Evolution in the Era of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope
CONFERENCE UPDATE This conference will be held as a fully virtual conference.  Registrants will use BlueJeans Events and Slack to participate in the conference, but anyone can view the talks which…Learn More
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30 Sep 2020
3:00 PM
Colloquia Dark Matter in the Universe
What is the Universe made of? This question is the longest outstanding problem in all of modern physics, and it is one of the most important research topics in cosmology and particle physics today. The…Learn More
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