Colloquia Spring/Summer 2012
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Colloquia: Spring/Summer 2012


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Wed
18
Jan
Eric Hilton IfA Characteristics of M Dwarf Stars: Exoplanet Implications Eric Gaidos
Wed
25
Jan
Yancy Shirley Steward Observatory The Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey - A Census of Embedded Star Formation in the Milky Way Jonathan Williams
Wed
1
Feb
Andreea Petric Caltech Mid-Infrared and Millimeter Spectroscopic Diagnostics of Local Luminous Infrared Galaxies Bob Joseph
Wed
8
Feb
Michael Chauvin Hawaii The 1874 transit of Venus expedition to Hawaii Gareth Wynn-Williams
Thu
9
Feb
Andrew Howard UC Berkeley Origins and Properties of Super-Earths and Neptune-size Planets Jonathan Williams
Mon
13
Feb
Andrew Benson Caltech Galaxy Formation Theory: The Next Decade Istvan Szapudi
Thu
16
Feb
Amy Mainzer JPL The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer: Greatest Hits Karen Meech
Tue
21
Feb
Brad Cenko UC Berkeley The Time Domain Renaissance: From Gamma-Ray Bursts to Advanced LIGO Alan Tokunaga
Thu
23
Feb
Sarah Dodson-Robinson University of Texas Planetary Archaeology in Space and Time Shadia Habbal
Tue
28
Feb
Michael Boylan-Kolchin UC Irvine Dark Matter and the Milky Way's Satellites Len Cowie
Thu
1
Mar
Dan Stark U Arizona The Nature of Early Star Forming Galaxies Len Cowie
Mon
5
Mar
Mark Krumholz UC Santa Cruz The Origin of the Initial Mass Function Mike Liu
Thu
8
Mar
Konstantin Batygin Caltech Orbits and Interiors of Extrasolar Planets Fabio Bresolin
Wed
14
Mar
Lucas Macri Texas A&M The Cepheid Distance Scale in the Era of Precision Cosmology Rolf Kudritzki
Mon
19
Mar
Mark Voit Michigan State University Triggering of Feedback in Galaxy Cluster Cores Harald Ebeling
Wed
21
Mar
Richard Bond CITA, Toronto Revealing the Cosmic Information in Clusters through the Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect Nick Kaiser
Wed
28
Mar
Evan Kirby Caltech Galactic and Stellar Evolution with Medium-Resolution Spectroscopy Fabio Bresolin
Thu
12
Apr
Chris Martin Caltech GALEX: Mapping the Hidden Side of Galaxy Evolution and the UV Universe Len Cowie
Fri
20
Apr
Richard Ellis Caltech Obesity in the Universe: How Fast Can Early-Type Galaxies Grow? Nick Kaiser
Wed
25
Apr
Guenther Hasinger IfA Cosmic Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei
Wed
2
May
Bob Joseph IfA Babylonian Astronomy
Wed
9
May
David Sobral Leiden Observatory The 11 Gyr Evolution of Star-forming galaxies Tomo Goto
Thu
24
May
Jean-Philippe Beaulieu Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris From frozen Super Earth to Habitable Earth via microlensing Istvan Szapudi
Wed
30
May
Jeff Taylor Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology Water and Volatiles as Tracers of Lunar Formation, Differentiation, and Bombardment Nader Haghighipour
Wed
6
Jun
Mark Neyrinck Johns Hopkins University How Wrinkles form in the Universe and How to Deal with their Information-Sabotage Istvan Szapudi
Thu
14
Jun
Joachim Krautter Heidelberg X-ray Observations of Novae Guenther Hasinger
Tue
26
Jun
Claus Leitherer STScI Galaxies as Laboratories for Studying Stellar Evolution Lisa Kewley
Thu
12
Jul
Evgenya Shkolnik Lowell Observatory Tides and Magnetic Fields in Hot Jupiter Systems Norbert Schorghofer