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: Lisa Kewley
             (Colloquium Chair) 



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Colloquia: Spring 2008

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TYPE* TITLE HOST
Thurs 3 Jan  Andi Mahdavi  U. Victoria  Multiwavelength Observations of Galaxy Clusters  Brent Tully 
Wed 9 Jan  David Nesvorny  Southwest Research Institute  Origin of the Near-Ecliptic Zodiacal Dust Band Rob Jedicke 
Wed 16 Jan  Leon Koopmans  Groningen  The LOFAR Telescope and the Epoch of Reionization Key Project   Roy Gal 
Wed 23 Jan  Ramprasad Rao  SMA  Polarimetric Observations of Star Forming Regions with the Submillimeter Array   Jonathan Williams 
Tues 29 Jan   James Larkin  UCLA  The Latest Keck Instrument and Its Science  Mike Liu 
Wed 6 Feb   Richard Ellis  Caltech  The Case for a Significant Population of Sub-Luminous Star Forming Galaxies at Redshift 10   Lisa Kewley 
Tues 12 Feb   Josef Kallrath  University of Florida  Eclipsing Binaries - Modeling and Analysis - A State-of-the-Art Review  Harald Ebeling 
Wed 13 Feb   Maryam Modjaz  Berkeley  The SN-GRB connection from the SN Perspective  Emily Levesque 
Tues 19 Feb   Jason Prochaska  UC Santa Cruz  Characterizing the ISM of High z Star-forming Galaxies with GRB Afterglow Spectroscopy   Lisa Kewley 
Mon 25 Feb   Dick Bond  CITA, University of Toronto  Inflation and Its Cosmic Probes, Now and Then  Nick Kaiser 
Wed 27 Feb   Kartik Sheth  Caltech  The Redshift Evolution of Galactic Structures (Bars, Bulges & Disks) at z < 1 from COSMOS: Quantifying the Assembly of the Hubble Sequence   Lisa Kewley 
Wed 5 March   David McComas   Southwest Research Institute  The Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX): T-4 months to launch!  Shadia Habbal 
Wed 19 March   Rachel Mason   Gemini  The role of the torus in AGN unification   Lisa Kewley  
Thurs 27 March   John Stocke  CASA, U. Colorado   C   The Local Intergalactic Medium as Seen Using the HST UV Spectrographs   Brent Tully  
Wed 2 April   No Colloquium   Prospective Grads Visit      
Fri 11 April   Wolfgang Hillebrandt   MPIA   Type Ia Supernovae: Confronting Model Predictions with Observations   Rolf Kudritzki  
Wed 16 April   Steve Stahler   Berkeley   The Formation of Stellar Groups   Jon Swift  
Wed 23 April   Dan Scheeres   University of Colorado   The life-cycles of small asteroids   Joe Masiero  
Wed 30 Apr   Gabriela Canalizo  UC Irvine  Quasar Black Hole Masses from Velocity Dispersions   Alan Stockton  
Wed 7 May   Martin White  Berkeley  The echo of Einstein's greatest blunder   Mark Neyrinck  
Wed 14 May   Gaspar Bakos   CfA  The hunt for transiting extrasolar planets with HATNet   Mike Liu  
Tues 20 May   Lori Lubin   UC Davis   Understanding Cluster Formation and Galaxy Evolution...ORELSE   Lisa Kewley 
Wed 28 May   Tim Beers   Michigan State University   The Nature of the Galactic Halo as Revealed by SDSS/SEGUE   Mike Liu  
Mon 2 June   George Djorgovski   Caltech   TBD   Roy Gal  

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