• Observing the signature of a single prolific r-process event in an ultra-faint dwarf galaxy 

      Frebel, Anna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-10-23)
      The heaviest chemical elements in the periodic table are synthesized through the rapid neutron-capture (r-) process but the astrophysical site where r-process nucleosynthesis occurs is still unknown. The best candidate ...
    • Origins of Structure in Inner Planetary System 

      Murray-Clay, Ruth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-03-01)
      Why do many stars host close-in chains of super-Earths? Why are eccentric gas giants found in some inner planetary systems? What determines which of these outcomes will occur around a particular star? I will present a ...