Lunch talk

This is a talk given at lunch time, usually in the conference room at noon.

The Life Cycle of Nearby Galaxies: internal and external processes regulating their gas content

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:15pm
Toby Brown (McMaster)

Every star in our Milky Way, and in all other galaxies, was born from the collapse of a cloud of hydrogen gas.  The importance of cold gas in galaxy evolution is therefore well established, as is its role as a probe of recent environmental effects on galaxies.

Massive star and cluster formation in the era of ALMA and SOFIA: comparing infrared dark cloud with Orion A

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:15pm
Shuo Kong (Yale)
Star formation is crucial to the cosmos in many ways. Among the key questions in star formation, the birth of massive star/cluster and the stellar initial mass function are the two outstanding issues to be conquered.


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