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3rd Annual Astronomy Night Out

3rd Annual Astronomy Night Out

May 17 @ 7PM | NU Tech Institute LR3

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Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Thomas Zurbuchen

Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Thomas Zurbuchen

May 13 @ 2:30PM | Tech F160

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Astronomer Evenings at Dearborn Observatory

Astronomer Evenings at Dearborn Observatory

Friday, April 26 | 9PM

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Brightest gamma-ray burst of all time came from the collapse of a massive star

Brightest gamma-ray burst of all time came from the collapse of a massive star

JWST observations show no sign of heavy elements

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The ‘mass gap’ might be ‘less empty than previously thought,’ researcher says

First gravitational-wave detection of mass-gap object merging with neutron star

The ‘mass gap’ might be ‘less empty than previously thought,’ researcher says

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Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors

Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors

New research traces the fates of stars living near the Milky Way’s central black hole

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Apr 22, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

Apr
23
2024

Astrophysics Seminar:Diana Powell: TBA

11:00 AM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7-600)

CIERA Journal Club

Apr 23, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Theory Group

Apr 25, 2024
12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

Apr 26, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

Apr 26, 2024
9:00 PM
Dearborn Observatory

Apr
29
2024

CIERA Mentoring Lunch

12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Tea Time

Apr 29, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

Apr
30
2024

Astrophysics Seminar:Scott Ransom: TBA

11:00 AM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7-600)

CIERA Journal Club

Apr 30, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

May
01
2024

Introduction to Web Development with PHP

12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7th floor, Rubin Room (7420))

CIERA Theory Group

May 02, 2024
12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

May 03, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Tea Time

May 06, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

May
07
2024

Astrophysics Seminar: Todd Thompson: TBA

11:00 AM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7-600)

CIERA en español

May 07, 2024
1:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

CIERA Journal Club

May 07, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Theory Group

May 09, 2024
12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

May 10, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Tea Time

May 13, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

May
14
2024

Astrophysics Seminar: Chris Reynolds: TBA

11:00 AM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7-600)

CIERA Journal Club

May 14, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

May
15
2024

Build a PHP website and/or database

12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7th floor, Rubin Room (7420))

CIERA Theory Group

May 16, 2024
12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

May 17, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Tea Time

May 20, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

May
21
2024

Astrophysics Seminar: Marla Geha: TBA

11:00 AM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7-600)

CIERA Journal Club

May 21, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Theory Group

May 23, 2024
12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

May 24, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Tea Time

May 27, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

May
28
2024

Astrophysics Seminar: Pascale Garaud: TBA

11:00 AM
1800 Sherman Avenue (7-600)

CIERA Journal Club

May 28, 2024
3:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Theory Group

May 30, 2024
12:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

May 31, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

May 31, 2024
9:00 PM
Dearborn Observatory

CIERA en español

Jun 04, 2024
2:00 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Skylounge)

Observational Astronomy Meeting

Jun 07, 2024
12:30 PM
1800 Sherman Avenue (8th floor, Cafe)

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

Jun 28, 2024
9:00 PM
Dearborn Observatory

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