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: Dave Sanders
             (Colloquium Chair) 


Colloquia: Fall 1997

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TYPE* TITLE
Wed 7/30/97 Doug Simon Gemini L Gemini Progress Report
Wed 8/27/97 Eric Perlman STSCI L Towards Understanding Blazars: The First Deep, Representative Sample
Fri 9/5/97 Matthias Steinmetz Steward C Galaxy systems at high redshift: large disks or galactic building blocks ?
Mon 9/15/97 Phil Lubin UCSB C Cosmological Parameters from the Cosmic Microwave Background
Fri 9/19/97 Kaare Aksnes Oslo C Observations and analysis of mutual satellite events
Wed 9/24/97 Uffe Hellsten Lick L Metal Absorption Lines in Cosmological
models of the Lyman Alpha Forest
Fri 9/26/97 David Koo Lick C Faint Compact Galaxies:
New Clues to Galaxy Formation
Fri 10/3/97 Jean Brodie Lick C Keck and HST observations of extragalactic globular clusters - implications for galaxy formation
Wed 10/8/97 Chris Stubbs U.Washington C Searching for Galactic Dark Matter with Gravitational Microlensing-
A report from the MACHO Collaboration
Fri 10/17/97 Tom Broadhurst U.C.Berkeley C Cloning the Hubble Deep Field:
a model-independent measurement of galaxy evolution
Thu 10/23/97 Don Mickey et al IfA L AEOS Spectrograph Concept Update
Wed 10/29/97 John Huchra CfA C H_0: The End Game
Fri 10/31/97 Michael Strauss Princeton C The Small-Scale Velocity Dispersion of Galaxies
Thu 11/6/97 Neill Reid CalTech C Hipparcos visits the thick disk
Fri 11/7/97 Ken Chambers IfA C High Redshift Dust Nebulae and
The Nature of Primeval Galaxies
Fri 11/14/97 Frank Shu U.C.Berkeley L An Astrophysical Theory of Chondritic Meteorites
Fri 11/14/97 Frank Shu U.C.Berkeley C Protostellar Winds and Jets
Mon 11/24/97 Matt Malkan UCLA C HST Imaging of Nearby Active Galaxies:
The Trouble with the Unified Scheme
Wed 12/3/97 Jeff Kuhn Michigan State University L Dynamic Range (and how to get it): What do Galaxy Clusters, Planets, and the Solar Corona have in Common?
Wed 12/3/97 Jeff Kuhn Michigan State University C What makes the sun a variable star -- new helioseismic, photometric, and numerical insights
Thu 12/4/97 Simon Morris DAO C Low Redshift Lyman Alpha Absorbers
2:30 12/8/97 Jim McCarthy CalTech C Studies of Blue Supergiant Stars in External Galaxies with the Keck Telescopes
Thu 12/11/97 Peter Papadopoulos University of Toronto L The state of the Gas in a Luminous starburst/Seyfert 2 galaxy: NGC 1068 revisited
Fri 12/12/97 Dana Backman Franklin and Marshall College L Hints of Planet Formation: Connecting Vega / Beta Pic Disks to Our Solar System
Fri 12/12/97 Uros Seljak CfA C Cosmology with Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies
Tues 12/16/97 Jeroen Gerritsen Kapteyn Lab L Star Formation and the Interstellar Medium in Galaxy Simulations
12/17/97 Katherine Blundell Oxford L Evolution of radio sources from faint complete samples
Thu 12/18/97 Alex Filippenko U.C.Berkeley C Supernovae and their Cosmological Implications



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