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Event Event Date Speaker Affiliation
The Degree of Alignment Between Circumbinary Disks and their Host Binaries Wednesday, February 06, 2019 - 3:30pm PST Ian Czekala UC Berkeley
Infrared Spectroscopy of Directly Imaged Exoplanets Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:30pm PST Andy Skemer UC Santa Cruz
Exploring Planet Formation and Habitability Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 3:30pm PST Meredith MacGregor Carnegie DTM
CANCELED [POLSTAR survey: Magnetic fields in Pristine to Cluster Forming Filaments] Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Thushara Pillai Boston University
Next Steps Towards Understanding Star Formation: Mapping Dense Gas in Nearby Galaxies Wednesday, April 03, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Amanda Kepley NRAO
[CANCELLED] Probing the particle nature of dark matter with strong gravitational lensing Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Yashar Hezaveh Flat Iron Institute
Mining the Sky: Discovering the Unexpected Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Tony Tyson UC Davis
Extending our Vision to a Galaxy of Planets Wednesday, May 01, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Karl Stapelfeldt JPL
Frontiers of Radio Astronomy: The next-generation Very Large Array Wednesday, May 08, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Eric Murphy NRAO
Star Formation in the Galactic Center: The Role of Radiative Feedback Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Fabian Heitsch UNC
The Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry (BETTII): The Infrared at High Angular Resolution Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Stephen Rinehart NASA Goddard
[CANCELED] Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT Cara Battersby U. Conn
Black Hole Masses in Active Galaxies Friday, June 14, 2019 - 3:00pm PDT Misty Bentz Georgia State
Understanding the chemistry of Phosphorus, the missing pre-biotic element, in star-forming regions Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:00pm PDT Francesco Fontani Arcetri Observatory

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