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STScI/UA Astro seminar series
September 14, 2016 @ 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
The astronomy group at UA participates in the live broadcast of colloquium from NASA/AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), home of the Hubble Space Telescope. The schedule for talks is available here. Talks can be viewed live or later here.
The talk starts at 2:30 p.m. central.
Speaker: Alycia Weinberger (Carnegie Institution of Washington)
- Title: Circumstellar Disks: Tracing the Formation of Planetary Systems
Abstract: I will show observations of circumstellar disks that elucidate the timescales for planetary formation, the compositions and structures found at various stages of disk evolution, and observations of young stars that clarify their timescales for disk dissipation.