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2020-10-21, 15:00: Dr. Joel Sánchez Bermúdez (UNAM)

Dr. Joel Sánchez Bermúdez Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico Interferometric imaging with GRAVITY/VLTI Abstract: In Astronomy, interferometry is an observational technique that delivers us the major resolution possible to study physical processes at the smallest spatial scales… Read More

2020-10-16, 15:00: Dr. Faouzi Boussaha (Observatoire de Paris)

Dr. Faouzi Boussaha Observatoire de Paris, France Development of near-infrared and visible kinetic inductance detectors at Paris Observatory Abstract: Thanks to their unequalled performance, particularly in terms of sensitivity which can approach the quantum limit given by the… Read More

2020-10-09, 15:00: Dr. Claire Davies (University of Exeter)

Dr. Claire Davies University of Exeter, UK Disc-hosting young stellar objects at high angular resolution Abstract: Directly observing the innermost astronomical units of the discs that surround stars as they form is crucial to our understanding of star… Read More

2020-09-15, 15:00: Prof Cornelis Dullemond (Universität Heidelberg)

Prof. Cornelis Dullemond Universität Heidelberg, Germany Interpreting the ALMA continuum images of protoplanetary disks Abstract: In recent years a large number of high-resolution ALMA images of protoplanetary disks were published. It is striking how cleanly structured these disks… Read More

2020-09-09, 15:00: Dr. Donna Rodgers-Lee (Trinity College Dublin)

Dr. Donna Rodgers-Lee Trinity College Dublin, Ireland The intensity of stellar and Galactic cosmic rays at the young Earth and young exoplanets Abstract: Cosmic rays may have contributed to the start of life on Earth. Cosmic rays can… Read More

2020-07-29, 16:00: Dr. Kiri Wagstaff (NASA JPL)

Dr. Kiri Wagstaff Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA Machine Learning for Discovery in Radio and Optical Astronomy Investigations Abstract: Machine learning provides the ability to quickly sift through large data sets to identify observations… Read More

2020-07-15, 15:00: Dr. K. Forbes (Catholic University of America)

Dr. Kevin Forbes Catholic University of America, USA Geomagnetic Activity and the Challenge to Electric Power Reliability during Solar Cycle 23: Evidence from the Netherlands Abstract: A clear demonstration that solar activity can give rise to geomagnetic storms… Read More

2020-07-07, 16:00: Dr. S. McIntosh (NCAR)

Dr. Scott McIntosh National Center For Atmospheric Research, University Corporation For Atmospheric Research, USA A New ‘Clock’ for the Sun – What does Sunspot Cycle 25 Hold? Abstract: The Sun’s variability is controlled by the progression and interaction… Read More

2020-06-24, 15:00: Dr. Léa Griton (IRAP)

Dr. Léa Griton L’Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie, Université Paul Sabatier de Toulouse and CNRS, France TBD Abstract: TBD

2020-06-17, 14:00: Dr. L. Matrà (CfA, Harvard-Smithsonian)

Dr. Luca Matrà Center for Astrophysics, Harvard-Smithsonian, USA Exocometary Science Abstract: Exocomets are icy bodies in extrasolar planetary systems, detected through the gas and dust they release as they collide and grind down within their natal belts, or… Read More