Categories: Weekly Space Hangout

Weekly Space Hangout: May 29, 2019 – Dr. Molly Peeples of the Space Telescope Science Institute

Hosts:
Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain)
Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier )
Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org)
Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter)

Dr. 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.

You can learn more about Molly by visiting her webpage at the STScI: http://www.stsci.edu/~molly/

To learn more about FOGGIE, visit http://foggie.science/

To learn more about WFIRST, visit http://www.stsci.edu/wfirst

To learn more about the Hubble Spectroscopic Legacy Archive, visit: https://archive.stsci.edu/hst/spectral_legacy/

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Susie Murph

Susie Murph is the Communications Specialist at CosmoQuest. She also produces Astronomy Cast and the Weekly Space Hangout, and is the former producer of the Parsec Award-winning Guide to Space video series.

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