Weekly Space Hangout - Guest: Dr. Molly Peeples, STScI


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Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: Dr. Molly Peeples is a theorist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) studying how galaxies evolve with a focus on the origin and fate of the heavy elements and the physics of the circumgalactic medium. She leads the Figuring Out Gas & Galaxies In Enzo (FOGGIE) collaboration which uses simulations to trace the co-evolution of galaxies and their diffuse environs.

Molly is a member of the Science Polices Group and on the WFIRST team. She is one of the creators of the Hubble Spectroscopic Legacy Archive and is chair of the WFIRST Wide Field Imager Synthetic Data Working Group.

You can learn more about Molly by visiting her webpage at the STScI: http://www.stsci.edu/~molly/

To learn more about FOGGIE, visit http://foggie.science/

To learn more about WFIRST, visit http://www.stsci.edu/wfirst

To learn more about the Hubble Spectroscopic Legacy Archive, visit:https://archive.stsci.edu/hst/spectra...

Regular Guests:

Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )

Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )

This week's stories:

- StarLink vs. astronomy?

- Cryovolcanism on Pluto.

- Mars 2020 can carry your name to Mars...

- Mars sand dunes.

- Two stars that got kicked out.

- Mars 2020 landing site, Jezero crater.

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