Fall 2015
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Colloquia: Fall 2015


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Wed
12
Aug
John Jefferies IfA Reflections on the Early Days of Astronomy at the University of Hawaii Alan Tokunaga
Wed
19
Aug
Ann-Marie Madigan UC Berkeley A Slow Dynamical Explosion of Minor Planets Jessica Lu
Wed
26
Aug
Caroline Morley UCSC Seeing Through the Clouds: The Thermal Emission and Reflected Light of Super-Earths with Flat Transmission Spectra Mike Liu
Wed
2
Sep
IfA Community IfA One-Minute Colloquium Andrew Howard
Wed
9
Sep
Mark Clampin STScI Status of the James Webb Space Telescope and its Capabilities for Exoplanet Observations Harald Ebeling
Fri
11
Sep
Reza Mansouri Sharif University of Technology Astronomy in Iran: Past and Future Nader Haghighipour
Wed
7
Oct
Anna Ferrè-Mateu NAOJ On the NON-coevolution of SMBHs and massive relic galaxies Alan Stockton
Wed
14
Oct
Ben Mazin UCSB The Future of Astronomy is Super(conducting): Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for UVOIR Astronomy Andrew Howard
Wed
21
Oct
Lison Malo Canada France Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) Early science of GRACES: the Gemini Remote Access to CFHT ESPaDOnS Spectrograph Richard Wainscoat
Wed
28
Oct
David Soderblom STScI Stars of an uncertain age: The problem of determining stellar ages Andrew Howard
Wed
4
Nov
Olivier Guyon Subaru Obs. / Univ. Arizona / NASA-JPL Imaging and Characterizing nearby habitable Exoplanets: Will it happen before you retire ? Andrew Howard
Fri
13
Nov
Lars Hernquist Harvard University Next-Generation Cosmological Simulations: Galaxy Assembly and Evolution Josh Barnes
Wed
18
Nov
Anne Kinney W. M. Keck Observatory Culture: The Scientific Community at Our Scientific Best Mike Liu
Wed
25
Nov
Dimitri Veras University of Warwick The growing field of post-main-sequence exoplanetary science Nader Haghighipour
Wed
9
Dec
Stuart Bale Univ. of California, Berkeley Plasma Kinetics in the Inner Heliosphere and the NASA Solar Probe Plus Mission Shadia Habbal
Wed
16
Dec
Eric Agol Univ. of Washington How heavy are heavenly bodies? Nader Haghighipour