Jan 5th: Dr. Jehan Kartaltepe of CEERS

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Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Dr. Jeyhan Kartaltepe, Dr. Paul M. Sutter, & Dr. Morgan Rehnberg

Title: Weekly Space Hangout – Dr. Jehan Kartaltepe of CEERS

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org
You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/0bJx0EaHfFc

Description:This week’s stories:

  • Falcon Heavy launch is coming!
  • The EOR, the Epoch of Reionization, will finally be figured out…
  • The Tiangong space station is going to re-enter. Probably in mid March.
  • The launch of TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite.
  • The Event Horizon Telescope should image our galaxy’s SMBH.
  • Mars will be at opposition this summer!
  • The Parker Solar Probe will launch!

Special Guest: Dr. Jeyhan Kartaltepe is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Rochester Institute of Technology, and is the Deputy Director of the Laboratory for Multiwavelength Astrophysics. She is also a leading member of the Cosmic Evolution Early Release Science (CEERS) Survey team (https://jwst.stsci.edu/files/live/sit…) that has been selected as part of the James Webb Space Telescope Director’s Discretionary Early Release Science Program. It is one of 13 science teams that will use the $8 billion telescope first, conducting experiments during its initial cycle and testing the instruments’ capabilities.

Guests:

Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter )
Dr. Morgan “Sniffles” Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )
Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )

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