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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Dec 5

10:00am White Dwarfs as Probes of the Evolution of Planets, Stars, the Milky Way and the Expanding Universe Simons Amphitheater
All Participants
Welcome: Meet & Greet
10:15am Multiphase Flows in Geophysics and the Environment Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Pablo Mininni (University of Buens Aires)
Geometry and topology of particle clustering in turbulent flows

Tuesday, Dec 6

10:00am White Dwarfs as Probes of the Evolution of Planets, Stars, the Milky Way and the Expanding Universe Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Tony Rodriguez (Caltech)
Oddballs: New windows into cataclysmic variable evolution from X-ray surveys
Sunny Wong (UCSB)
WDs cooling in AM CVn binaries
10:15am Multiphase Flows in Geophysics and the Environment Simons Amphitheater
Anne Mangeney (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris)
Challenges in field-scale granular flow models and generated tsunami

Wednesday, Dec 7

10:00am White Dwarfs as Probes of the Evolution of Planets, Stars, the Milky Way and the Expanding Universe Simons Amphitheater
Siyi Xu (Gemini North)
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of White Dwarfs with Infrared Excesses
Jan van Roestel (Univ. of Amsterdam)
AM CVn binaries in large scale surveys; answers and questions
10:15am Multiphase Flows in Geophysics and the Environment Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Prasanth Prabhakaran (NOAA)
Aerosol-cloud-turbulence interactions: Activation to cloud brightening

Thursday, Dec 8

10:00am White Dwarfs as Probes of the Evolution of Planets, Stars, the Milky Way and the Expanding Universe Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Eva Villaver (Center of Astrobiology)
A theoretical perspective on planets around white dwarfs
Ken Shen (Berkeley)
Mass loss in classical novae is driven by binary interaction
10:15am Multiphase Flows in Geophysics and the Environment Simons Amphitheater
Mie Ichihara (University of Tokyo)
The sequence of Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha'apai eruption on Jan 15, 2022 - Seismo-acoustic signals and related phenomena in the ground, ocean, and atmosphere

Friday, Dec 9

10:00am White Dwarfs as Probes of the Evolution of Planets, Stars, the Milky Way and the Expanding Universe Simons Amphitheater
All Participants
Summary of results from this week
10:15am Multiphase Flows in Geophysics and the Environment Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Morgane Houssais (Clark University)
Soil creep and groundwater flow co-dynamics: toward predicting failure in landscapes

Auditorium, Ampitheater, Seminar Room, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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