University of Hawaii Instutute for Astronomy
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Colloquia 
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* C = Colloquium
   L = Lunchtime Seminar

Colloquia are held in the IfA Auditorium at 3:30 pm, with refreshments served at 3:15 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Lunch talks are usually held in the IfA Auditorium at 12:30 pm.
e-mail: Len Cowie
             (Colloquium Chair) 



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Colloquia: Spring/Summer 2006

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TYPE* TITLE
Wed 11 Jan  Mike Dopita  Australian National University  The Theory of Starbursts 
Fri 13 Jan  A. A. van Ballegooijen  Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Magnetic Flux Ropes in the Solar Atmosphere 
Wed 25 Jan  Lynne Hillenbrand  Caltech  Stellar Populations In Nearby Molecular Clouds And Young Associations 
Fri 27 Jan  Wendy L. Freedman  Carnegie Observatories  Measuring Cosmological Parameters 
Wed 15 Feb  Katelyn Allers  IfA  Finding and Characterizing Young Brown Dwarfs 
Wed 1 Mar  Jonathan Tan  University of Florida  Star-Forming Accretion Flows in Giant Elliptical Galaxies and the Galactic Center 
Wed 15 Mar  Masao Mori  UCLA  Galactic Evolutionary Path From Primeval Irregulars To Present-Day Ellipticals 
Wed 29 Mar  Phil Armitage  U. of Colorado  Early Evolution of Extrasolar Planetary Systems 
Wed 5 Apr  Csaba Balazs  Fermilab  Supersymmetric Dark Matter 
Wed 12 Apr  Geoff Marcy  U.C. Berkeley  Exoplanets: From Jupiters to Super-Earths 
Mon 17 Apr  Manuel Peimbert  Instituto de Astronomia, University of Mexico  Abundances of Gaseous Nebulae Derived from Recombination Lines 
Fri 21 Apr  Karen Meech  IfA  Results from the Deep Impact Mission & New Paradigms 
Wed 26 Apr  Julia Lee  Harvard University  Probing Black Hole Environments and Intervening Material with High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy 
Wed 17 May  David Jauncey  CSIRO  Interstellar Scintillation and the Microarcsecond Radio Structure of AGN 
Wed 7 June  Jean Surdej  Liège University  Gravitational Lensing 
Thurs 8 June  Isabelle Scholl  International Space University  Space Weather: a User's Perspective 
Tue 13 June  Bill Bottke  Southwest Research Institute  Investigating the Near-Earth Object Population: The 2006 Perspective 
Wed 21 June  Roy Gal  U. of Virginia  The MOSAIC Survey: Multiwavelength Observations of Structure Around Intermediate-z Clusters 
Wed 26 July  Cecilia Ceccarelli  Observatoire de Grenoble  Deuterated molecules: a new tool to probe the structure and evolution of proto-planetary disks 
Thurs 3 Aug  Derek Fox  Penn State  The Nature of Short-Hard Gamma-Ray Bursts 
Thurs 17 Aug  Luciano Iess  Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale ed Astronautica Universita' La Sapienza, Rome  The measurement of the solar gravitational deflection with the spacecraft Cassini 

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