Mar 15th: Spitzer & Star Formation

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Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dr. Luisa Rebull, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg, & Dr. Kimberly Cartier

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Guest Luisa Rebull, Spitzer & Star Formation

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Description:  Today’s story:

  • The NASA budget…
  • SLS SOS???
  • Brexit schmexit!
  • Mercury’s dusty ring.
  • Oppy’s last panorama.
  • An awesome film about Apollo 11.
  • The new “most distant” object. Far, far out dude!


Special Guest: Dr. Luisa Rebull is an astronomer studying the properties of young stars, specifically evolution of rotation rates, disks, accretion rates, and Li abundances. She is an Associate Research Scientist at both the Spitzer Science Center and the Infrared Science Archive. Additionally, she is the Director of NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program.

You can learn more about Dr. Rebull’s research by visiting and


Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( )
Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( & @AstroKimCartier )

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