On Wednesday, Columbia attended an NYU talk hosted by Dr. Anne Johnson for her lecture, “Mexico in Orbit: Modernity, Nationality and Satellite Fetishism.”
On Wednesday, Charlie Bonkowsky attended “The Path To A Next-Generation Gamma-Ray Observatory,” a seminar hosted by Dr. Jeremy Perkins, a NASA astrophysicist.
On Wednesday, Charlie Bonkowsky attended “Decoding Dark Matter with Stellar Streams from Beyond the Milky Way,” a colloquium presented by Dr. Sarah Pearson, a Hubble Fellow at NYU.
On Wednesday, Charlie Bonkowsky attended “Dwarf Galaxy Archaeology with the Rapid Neutron-capture Process,” a colloquium presented by Dr. Alex Ji of the University of Chicago.
On Thursday, December 15th, alumnus Miguel Martinez spoke on the mergers of triple systems within clustered and isolated environments in space.
On Wednesday, the Astronomy Department colloquium featured Rachel Somerville, who spoke on the investigation into the early days of the Universe using the James Webb Space Telescope.
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On Wednesday, Staff Writer Yacob Melman attended the weekly Astronomy Department colloquium, featuring a talk by Keith Hawkins on finding the origins of stars and galaxies.
On Wednesday, Staff Writer Charlie Bonkowsky attended two talks at the Astronomy Department: on binary star systems and their evolution, by Katelyn Breivik, and on high-energy black hole flares, by Bart Ripperda.