Jump To Date
View By Semester
View By Series
Add An Event

Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series Information


Events Calendar

New Results on the Galactic Bulge: A Complex Stellar Population

Thursday November 30, 2017
2:00 pm

 Presenter:  Michael Rich, UCLA
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Abstract:  The central bulge of the Milky Way has been studied since the 1940s, yet continues to attract new observations and spawn controversy.  I will address a brief history of the subject, discuss a new class of iron-complex bulge globular clusters, the composition of the field stars, and address the as yet unresolved controversy concerning the age of the bulge.  I will also present new results on the dynamics of SiO masers in the bulge, from the Bulge Asymmetries and Dynamical Evolution project, and also discuss a new LSST pathfinder survey of the bulge.
 Host:  Ylva Pihlström
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

Disability Notice Individuals with disabilities who need an auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in P&A events should contact Sandra Ortiz (phone: 505-277-5900, email: sportiz@unm.edu) well in advance to ensure your needs are accommodated. Event handouts can be provided in alternative accessible formats upon request. Please contact Ms. Ortiz if you need written information in an alternative format.