University of Hawaii Instutute for Astronomy


* 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 2001

Thu 13th Sep  William S. Smith, Jr. Associated Universities for Research in Astronomy  Cancelled due to airport closures
Fri 14th Sep  Markus J. Aschwanden Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center  Cancelled due to airport closures
Thu 20th Sep  Graham Smith Univ of Durham, U.K.  An HST Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters
Fri 28th Sep  Alastair Edge Univ of Durham, U.K.  Cooling Flows: Rumours of Death Much Exaggerated 
Thu 4th Oct  Wang, Donovan, & Novicki IfA  Astronomy 699 Research Reports
Fri 5th Oct  Capak, Hall, Kocevski, & Armstrong IfA  Astronomy 699 Research Reports
Mon 8th Oct  Thomas R. Rimmele National Solar Observatory  The Advanced Technology Solar Telescope: Science Goals and Instrument Description 
Wed 17th Oct  Thomas A. Sebring NOAO (CTIO)  SOAR 4-meter Telescope Status and Observations on Extremely Large Telescope Development
Wed 24th Oct  Eugene Chiang U.C. Berkeley  Dynamics of Planetary Rings and Extrasolar Planets 
Mon 29th Oct  Gibor Basri U.C. Berkeley  Magnetic Activity on Brown Dwarfs
Wed 31st Oct  Greg Fahlman CFHT  Old White Dwarfs
Wed 7th Nov  Peter Barthel Univ of Groningen, The Netherlands  Far-IR SEDs of active and starburst galaxies & the Herschel Space Observatory
Thu 15th Nov  Joe Ritter S.A.I.C. Technology Research Group  Novel Ultra-Lightweight Optics
Mon 19th Nov  Jeffrey Taylor UH-Hawaii Inst of Geophysics & Planetology  A Martian Meteorite and the Search for Life on Mars 
Wed 21st Nov  Matthew Johns Carnegie Observatories  Status of the Magellan 6.5-Meter Telescopes Project 
Tue 27th Nov  Adam Burgasser U.C.L.A.  Cloudy with a Chance of Iron: The Transition Between Spectral Types L and T 
Tue 27th Nov  Eric Becklin U.C.L.A.  Imaging of High Mass Planets, Brown Dwarfs and Dust Rings around Main Sequence Stars 
Fri 30th Nov  Michael West UH-Hilo  Galaxy Deconstruction: Clues from Globular Clusters  
Mon 3rd Dec  Eric Gaidos UH-Dept of Geology and Geophysics  "Cryohydrovolcanism: A Missing Link in the Mars Water Paradigm?"
Thu 6th Dec  Athena Coustenis Paris-Meudon Observatory, France  Titan's Surface Observed with Ground-Based Adaptive Optics Imaging 
Mon 10th Dec  K. D. Leka Colorado Research Associates  The Roots of Change: Understanding the Magnetic Drivers of Solar Variability 
Thu 13th Dec  Eric J. Gawiser U.C. San Diego  Towards A Complete Picture of Damped Lyman Alpha Systems
Fri 14th Dec  George Djorgovski Caltech  New Astronomy with a Virtual Observatory 

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