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: Len Cowie
             (Colloquium Chair) 


Colloquia: Spring/Summer 2007

Tues 9 Jan  Johan Richard  Caltech  Studying the Very High Redshift Universe with Gravitational Telescopes 
Wed 17 Jan  Larry Widrow  Queen's University, Kingston  Galaxies by Design 
Tues 23 Jan  Ed Lu  NASA  Gravity Tractors 
Wed 31 Jan  Roberto Terlevich  IOA, Cambridge  Recent results on downsizing among the lowest mass starforming galaxies 
Wed 7 Feb   Arjun Dey  NOAO  Tracing the Evolution of Massive Galaxies in the NOAO Deep Wide-Field Survey 
Wed 14 Feb   Dina Prialnik  Tel Aviv University  The comet nucleus: a challenging puzzle 
Tue 20 Feb   Eric Pfahl  KITP, UC Santa Barbara  Dynamics of Binary Stars and their Planets 
Wed 21 Feb   Taft Armandroff  Keck Observatory  Progress and Prospects at the W.M. Keck Observatory 
Thurs 22 Feb   Alberto Bolatto  Berkeley  The Primitive Universe, Near and Far 
Mon 26 Feb   Lisa Kewley  IfA  The Cosmic Star Formation and Metallicity History of Galaxies 
Thurs 1 Mar   Josh Eisner  Berkeley  Planetary Beginnings: Probing the Inner AU of Protoplanetary Disks 
Thurs 8 Mar   Marc Kuchner  NASA GSFC  Dynamics of Dust in Debris Disks 
Mon 12 Mar   Beth Willman  Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  A Nearby Window to Cosmology 
Thurs 15 Mar   Alison Coil  Steward Observatory  Galaxy and Quasar Clustering at z=1 
Fri 23 Mar   Romeel Davé  Arizona  The Impact of Galactic Outflows on Galaxies and Intergalactic Gas 
Wed 4 Apr   Joan Najita  NOAO  Planet Formation and the Evolution of Gaseous Disks 
Wed 11 Apr   Anneila Sargent  Caltech  Raising our Sites: Astronomy with CARMA 
Mon 16 Apr   Sean Solomon  DTM  The MESSENGER mission to Mercury: Seeking clues to the formation and evolution of the inner solar system 
Thurs 19 Apr   Ortwin Gerhard  MPE, Garching  Stars between Galaxies: The Diffuse Stellar Population in Galaxy Clusters 
Wed 25 Apr   Eric Wilcots  University of Wisconsin  Probing the Baryon Content of Galaxy Groups: A Radio Perspective 
Wed 9 May   Marcel Goossens  Universiteit Leuven  Seismology of Coronal Loops: Two Decades of Resonant Damping 
Fri 25 May   Varsha Kulkarni  University of South Carolina  Shadows of Galaxies: Tracing Galaxy Evolution with Damped and Sub-damped Lyman-alpha Quasar Absorbers 
Wed 6 Jun   David Vokrouhlicky  Charles University, Prague  Capture of Irregular Satellites by 3-Body Interactions 
Wed 20 Jun   Peter Biermann  MPIfR, Bonn  The Nature of Dark Matter 
Wed 11 July   Meg Urry  Yale  Black Hole Accretion Revealed in Deep Multiwavelength Surveys 
Wed 18 July   Guenther Hasinger  MPE, Garching  Do we understand the cosmological evolution of AGN? 

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