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2018-11-14, 11:00, Dr. Ignacio Mendigutia (CAB, INTA-CSIC, Spain), Accretion rates as a link between different astronomical scales

Dr. Ignacio Mendigutia CAB, INTA-CSIC, Spain Accretion rates as a link between different astronomical scales Abstract: The mass accretion rate is a fundamental parameter as it determines the growth and evolution of the astrophysical objects under analysis. During… Read More

2018-10-02, 15:00, Dr. Tony Moffat (Université de Montréal), Probing Massive Stars with the BRITE Nanosatellites

Dr. Tony Moffat Université de Montréal Probing Massive Stars with the BRITE Nanosatellites Abstract: Launched in 2013-2014, the five independently functioning BRITE (BRIght Target Explorer) nanosats – each costing “only” about 2M$ – are now producing excellent science… Read More

2018-09-19, 15:00, Dr. Rob Izzard (University of Surrey), Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars

Dr. Rob Izzard University of Surrey Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars Abstract: Post-AGB stars with discs are all binary systems. Post-AGB binaries are also eccentric, in every sense of the word. Given that many post-AGB objects likely experienced… Read More