CfA Colloquium Schedule Spring 2014
 
 6 March 2014

6 March 2014

Speaker: Alycia Weinberger (Carnegie DTM)

Title: Disk Composition and Evolution in Young Stellar Associations

Abstract: How the ubiquitous disks around young stars form planets and dissipate to leave mature planetary systems is a remaining major puzzle of exoplanet science. I will show observations of stars over a range of ages in a three prong attempt to study simultaneously their ages, their disk populations and, where possible, individual disks in detail. I will concentrate on stars in nearby young stellar associations and show how multi-wavelength imaging of their disks can reveal their compositions and dynamical states.

 
 

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