Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Dr. Molly Peeples, Dr. Kimberly Cartier, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg.

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Dr. Molly Peeples of the Space Telescope Science Institute

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Description:  Today’s story:

  • 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.

Host: Fraser Cain

Special Guests: SDr. 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.

Regular Guest:

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

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