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How to Form a Habitable PlanetMarch 29, 2023 Colloquia
Planets form from disks of dust and gas surrounding young stars. As they grow, these new planets inherit their chemical composition from the surrounding material and then sculpt it through...
YAE In-Person Family STEM ForumMarch 30, 2023 Community Events
Please join us in-person to learn more about astronomy during our Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Program spring event "Family STEM Forum" followed by an opportunity to engage in hands-on...
Understanding Planetary Habitability using Exoplanet AtmospheresApril 4, 2023 Lectures
Speaker: Katherine Bennett (Johns Hopkins University) Recorded live on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.
Unveiling the Secret History of Dwarf Galaxies by Surveying their Pulsating StarsApril 5, 2023 Colloquia
Dwarf galaxies are the essential ingredients in the buildup of large complex galaxies. They are relatively simple systems; yet their observed properties are somewhat at odds with theoretical predictions...
Exploring Early Earth and Habitability Using Ancient DNAApril 7, 2023 Lectures
Life is a planetary phenomenon and it is tuned to the conditions found on our planet that enable its existence. What is tuned, specifically, is the chemistry that occurs within cells, and enzymes are what...
Exoplanetary Probes: Resonant Chains, Exomoons, and Tidal DynamicsApril 19, 2023 Colloquia
I will introduce the resonant chains: ~10 planetary systems with 2-body and 3-body resonances among the planets. Gas giants, sub-Neptunes, super-Earths, and terrestrials all belong to such chains. TRAPPIST-1...
YAE Virtual Family STEM ForumApril 20, 2023 Community Events
Please join us to learn more about astronomy during our Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Program event "STEM Virtual Forum" followed by an opportunity to get a preview of next month's...
May PLSMay 2, 2023 Lectures
Speaker: Amanda Pagul (Space Telescope Science Institute) Recorded live on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.
Red Giant Chemistry: Interactions, Interiors, and Galactic EvolutionMay 3, 2023 Colloquia
Red giants can be great tracers of galactic chemical evolution since they can be studied to large distances. However, the mixture of elements they were born with can be altered over the course of their...
Planetary Systems and the Origins of Life in the Era of JWSTMay 16 through 19, 2023 Symposia
Building on the foundational work enabled by HST and Spitzer, one of JWST’s main scientific drivers is the study of the origins of life, from planetary formation and exoplanetary...
Astrochemistry at High Resolution Faraday DiscussionMay 31 through June 2, 2023 Science Meetings
Join us in Baltimore in May 2023 for this latest addition to the Faraday Discussion series. For over 100 years and 300 meetings, Faraday Discussions have led the conversation in the sciences lying between...
JWST at the 242nd American Astronomical Society MeetingJune 4 through 8, 2023 Science Meetings
The 242nd American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting will include updates as the astronomical community prepares for the second year of science with JWST.
Roman Science Inspired by Emerging JWST ResultsJune 20 through 23, 2023 Conferences
The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, planned to launch in late 2026, will provide a simultaneous field of view 100 times larger than that of JWST and 200 times larger than that of HST+WFC3/IR, sensitivity...
Nancy Grace Roman Space TelescopeJune 20, 2023 Lectures
Speaker: TBD (Space Telescope Science Institute) Recorded live on Tuesday, June 20, 2023.
YAE In-Person Family STEM ForumJuly 13, 2023 Community Events
Please join us in-person to learn more about astronomy during our Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Program summer event "Family STEM Forum" followed by an opportunity to engage in hands-on...