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Aaronson Symposium On Galactic Dynamics With Resolved Stars, Sept 21-23, 2020

The first Marc Aaronson science symposium is being held here at the University of Arizona on Sept 21-23, 2020. Registration is open from Feb 1- April 30, 2020 (new deadline). The conference will be organized around 3 key topics:1)  The secular evolution of galaxies: Physical insights (to be) learned from 6D phase space information of the major baryonic components (bulge, bar and disk) of Local Group galaxies.; 2) The distribution of dark matter in galaxies: Physical insights (to be) learned from 6D phase space of tracers of the dark matter halo of Local Group galaxies (globular clusters, satellites, streams and stars); 3) The nature of dark matter: Physical insights (to be) learned from 6-D phase space information of dark matter dominated systems and systems affected by dark matter.

The Scientific Organizing Committee is: Gurtina Besla (Chair), Dennis Zaritsky (chair), Vasily Belokurov, Kathryn Johnston, Nitya Kallivayalil, Knut Olsen, Hans-Walter Rix, Louis Strigari.

You can learn more HERE and HERE. You can submit an Abstract HERE.

Note that there have been 19 Aaronson Prize Lectures from 1989 to the present, and an Aaronson@30 Symposium in 2017. Our intention is to alternate Aaronson Science Symposia and Aaronson Prize Lectures.

You can learn more about Marc Aaronson HERE