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Ages˛: Taking Stellar Ages to the Next Power

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Event Description

An international astronomical symposium on the ages of stars, to be held in Elba, September 18-22, 2017.

The first "Ages of Stars" meeting was held in Baltimore, Maryland in 2008. Real progress has been made in the field since then, and Ages˛ is an opportunity to review what has been accomplished and where effort is needed. Among the subjects to be discussed are:

Scientists are invited to propose topics and speakers for invited talks. For additional information, please visit STScI or send an email to David Soderblom.

To register for the 2017 Ages Symposium and to find local information, please visit the University of Pisa site.

Scientific Organizing Committee

Event Details

What: Ages˛: Taking Stellar Ages to the Next Power

When: September 18-22, 2017

Where: Isola d'Elba, Italy

Scientific Program

This symposium is built around six themes. Each theme has two or three conveners from the SOC who have framed key questions for the speakers to address.


Theme 1: Pre-main sequence stars and the connection to the formation and early evolution of stars and planetary systems

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Theme 2: Solar-type and low-mass stars and the connection to exoplanets

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Theme 3: Evolved stars and the connection to Galactic archaeology

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Theme 4: High- and intermediate-mass stars and the connection to clusters

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Theme 5: Ages of the oldest stars and the connection to the halo and accretion

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Theme 6: Stellar models and their limitations

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Special Talks