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Physics Colloquium: From Galaxies to Stars to Planets: A Research Journey

Wednesday, October 21
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Kaitlin C. Rasmussen, Ph.D.,post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan, will present “From Galaxies to Stars to Planets: A Research Journey.”

As an undergraduate, Rasmussen studied active galactic nuclei. Then, in graduate school, she studied metal-poor stars and the origins of the elements. Now, as a post-doc, Rasmussen studies the winds and climates of other planets. In this three-part talk, Rasmussen will discuss her journey from college to the present, as well as her research in these fields and what she learned along the way.

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This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, students, and the public.