Astrocoffee Talks

Current Research at IfA Manoa

10:30am Fridays
Moon Room

Talks are 15 minutes and informal.
Any format (slides, blackboard, powerpoint) is allowed.

Come and see what is happening at IfA Manoa!


Fall 2007 Schedule

Date
Name
24 AugDave Jewitt
31 AugJoe Masiero
7 SeptJeff Taylor
14 SeptAnn Boesgaard
21 SeptJohn Johnson
28 SeptNuno Peixinho
5 OctEmily Levesque
12 OctJeff Kuhn - "Optical Pumping"
19 OctKatelyn Allers
26 OctBrent Tully
2 NovPedro Lacerda
9 NovMark Willman
16 NovDave Sanders
23 NovThanksgiving
30 NovAstrobiology Talk
7 DecJonathan Williams
14 DecHai Fu
21 DecZahed Wahhaj
28 DecChristmas!


Spring 2007 Schedule

Date
Name
5 JanBreak - AAS
12 JanBob Joseph
19 JanNorbert Schorghofer
26 JanDave Tholen
2 FebAndrew Liddle
9 FebHarald Ebeling
16 FebDavid Harrington
23 FebJohn Rayner
2 MarchShadia Habbal
9 MarchNader Haghihipour
16 MarchOlivier Ilbert
23 MarchHenry Hsieh
30 MarchDavid Harrington
5 AprilNick Kaiser
(Thursday Astrocoffee, Friday Holiday)
13 AprilEmeric LeFloc
20 AprilAnn Boesgaard
27 AprilAdrian Pope
4 MayKathleen Robertson
11 MayJonathon Swift
18 MayDave Tholen
25 MayDave Sanders


Fall 2006 Schedule

Date
Name
Title
1 SeptKatelyn Allers
A Binary Planemo? I don't think so!
8 Sept Nader Haghihipour
Heaven cannot brook two suns,..." (Alexander, The Great) - Is Al Right?
15 SeptJosh Barnes
Merger Models
22 SeptZahed Wahhaj
Planetary Signatures in Debris Disks
29 SeptSean Andrews
TBD
6 OctMark Neyrinck
TBD
13 OctBrian Stalder
TBD
20 OctHelene Courtois
TBD
27 OctLisa Kewley
TBD
3 NovJonathan Williams
TBD
10 Nov Dave Sanders
TBD
17 NovJacqueline Keane
TBD
24 NovNo Astrocoffee
Thanksgiving
1 Dec Len Cowie
TBD
8 Dec Bob Joseph
TBD
15 DecAna Maria Teodores
TBD
22 DecNo Astrocoffee
Christmas


Special Summer 2006 Schedule

Date
Name
Title
9 JuneHarald Ebeling
16 JuneTrent Dupuy
23 JuneDave Harrington
30 JuneLisa Chien
7 JulyWei-Hao Wang
14 JulyMark Pitts
21 JulySarah Jaeggli
28 JulyLiz McGrath
4 AugustSteve Rodney




Spring 2006 Schedule

Date
Name
Title
13 JanEsther Hu
High Redshift Galaxies
20 JanMiguel Urbaneja
27 JanHarald Ebeling
3 FebFabrizio Bernardi
10 FebRoberto Mendez
17 FebWei-Hao Wang
24 FebTobias Owen
A frozen Echo of the Early Earth:Exploring Titan with Cassini-Huygens
3 MarchLuca Rizzi
10 March John Tonry
17 MarchDave Jewitt
They May be Evian
24 March
Brent Tully
31 March Pedro Lacerda
Consider a Triaxial Cow: Lightcurves of "Ellipsoidal Figures of Equilibrium"
7 AprilAmy Barger
AGNs Phone Home:Radio Contact from Missing AGNs
14 AprilGood Friday
No Astrocoffee
21 AprilJim Heasley
TBD
28 AprilAnn Boesgaard
When the 'Lights' go down...
5 MayJan Kleyna
12 MayIstvan Szapudi
19 MayEvgenya Shkolnik
26 MayHuw Morgan
2 JuneKaren Meech
Rocks 'n Comets: Plans for some Deep Mantle Astronomy


Fall 2005 Schedule

Date
Name
Title
2 SeptLarry Denneau
The MOPS Solar System Simulation
9 Sept Paul Price
The Short Story
16 SeptAnn Boesgaard
Lithium in Very Metal-Poor Stars
23 SeptJing Li
Magnetic Field Ambiguities
30 SeptBrent Tully
Invisible Galaxies
7 Oct Lisa Kewley
The Cosmic Metallicity History or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the data
14 OctJeff Kuhn
Gale Force Winds and Ambipolar Diffusion on the Sun
21 OctRobert Jedicke
Bumping and Grinding in the Solar System: The Size Distribution of Cometary Nucleii
28 OctJohn Tonry
cancelled
4 Nov Dave Sanders
cancelled
11 Nov Holiday
18 NovMike Liu
GQ Lup B: First Exoplanet Directly Imaged,or Just Another Darn Brown Dwarf?
25 NovNo Astrocoffee
Thanksgiving
2 Dec Rolf Kudritzki
TBD
9 Dec Dave Sanders
TBD
16 Dec Paul Coleman
TBD
23 DecNo Astrocoffee
Christmas


Spring 2005 Schedule

Date
Name
Title
25 FebJosh Barnes
Dynamical/Photometric Models of Interacting Galaxies
4 MarchDave Jewitt
Thermal Diffusivity and Me: A Brief Rant
11 MarchAnn Boesgaard
New Light on the Light Elements
18 MarchYan Fernandez
Confessions of an Enckeholic: Recent Work on the Unusual Comet 2P/Encke
25 MarchEaster Friday, Spring Break
1 AprilPat Henry
The Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium Associated with the Coma Cluster
8 AprilBob McLaren
Site Testing on the Mauna Kea Northwest Plateau
15 April No Astrocoffee this week!
22 AprilShadia Habbal
Fluorescence from interplanetary dust in the solar corona?
29 AprilBob Joseph
Measuring extinction in infrared galaxies
6 MayTommie Grav
From Phoebe to Skathi: the Irregular satellites of Saturn
13 MayRolf Kudritzki
A new distance to M33 from an eclispsing O-star binary system
20 MayAmy Barger
TBD
27 MayAudrey Delsanti
TBD
3 JuneLen Cowie
Galaxy Bolometry
10 JuneJonathan Williams
Catching Small Waves on the Big Island
17 JuneAlan Tokunaga
TBD
24 JuneAndi Mahdavi
TBD
1 JulyAlan Stockton
TBD
Summer Break: Astrocoffee to resume @ end of August


If you aren't on this list, we want you to give a talk in the Fall! email Lisa Kewley, Nader Haghighipour, or Katelyn Allers to schedule your astrocoffee talk or wait until we come knocking...