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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Fall 2006

Talks usually on Wednesday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Florida Gym (FLG) room 280

Refreshments served 30min before talk in Bryant (BSSC) room 217

DATE/LOC.
SPEAKER
TITLE (click for abstract)
E-MAIL
HOST
SCHEDULE
FRI. Jul 28
FLG 280
Dr. Noam Soker (Technion)

Accretion and Jets in the Eta Carinae Massive Binary System

soker @ physics.technion.ac.il
Tan
ar. 7/28
dep. 7/28
FRI. Aug 11
Bryant 7
Dr. Takuya Fujiyoshi (NAOJ)

Star Formation and the Role of Magnetic Fields

tak @ subaru.naoj.org
Packham
ar. 8/8
dep. 8/11
WED. Sep 6
FLG 280
Astro Intros

Meet the Astronomy Department

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Tan
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WED. Sep 13
FLG 280
Dr. Joern Rossa (UF)

The Physical Properties of Nuclear Star Clusters in Spiral Galaxies as Revealed with HST/STIS: Dependence of Age and Mass on Hubble Type

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WED. Sep 20
FLG 280
Dr. Bill Cooke (Marshall Space Flight Center)

The Engineering Side of Dust: Micrometeoroids and the Risk They Pose to Spacecraft

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Kehoe
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WED. Sep 27
FLG 280
Dr. Hongyan Zhou (UST Hefei and UF)

Ensemble Learning for Independent Component Analysis of galactic spectra: Method and Applications

zhou @ astro.ufl.edu
Ge
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WED. Oct 4
FLG 280
Dr. Moshe Elitzur (Kentucky)

The AGN obscuring torus - end of the "bagel" paradigm?

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Packham
ar. 10/4
dep. 10/5
3pm THUR. Oct 12
Bryant 217
Dr. Gene Byrd (U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa)

Resonance Rings in Early SB Galaxies: Estimating Pattern Speed, Disk Star Formation, Mass Density and M/L

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Gottesman
ar. 10/12
dep. 10/13
FRI. Oct 13
FLG 280
Dr. Eiichiro Komatsu (U. Texas)

Three-Year WMAP Observations: Method and Results

komatsu @ astro.as.utexas.edu
Tan
ar. 10/12
dep. 10/14
WED. Oct 18
FLG 280
Dr. Maren Hempel (UF)

Early-type galaxies and their sometimes not so old globular clusters

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WED. Oct 25
FLG 280
Dr. Joe Silk (Oxford)

Formation of the Galaxies: the First Billion Years

silk @ astro.ox.ac.uk
Bandyopadyay
ar. 10/23
dep. 10/27
WED. Nov 1
FLG 280
Dr. Kevin Covey (Harvard - CfA)

Surveying the Formation of Low-Mass Stars

kcovey @ cfa.harvard.edu
Lada
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WED. Nov 15
FLG 280
Dr. J.D. Smith (Arizona)

The SINGS Spitzer Legacy: Seeing Nearby Galaxies in a New Light

jdsmith @ as.arizona.edu
Gonzalez
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WED. Nov 22
FLG 280
No talk

Thanksgiving

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WED. Nov 29
FLG 280
Dr. John Moustakas (NYU)

The Star Formation and Chemical Evolution Histories of Galaxies

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Gonzalez
ar.
dep.
WED. Dec 6
FLG 280
Dr. Brian O'Shea (LANL)

Population III stars and the formation of the first protogalaxies

bwoshea @ lanl.gov
Tan
ar.
dep.
WED. Dec 13
BRYANT 217
Dr. Nadia Gorlova (UF)

Debris Disks in Open Clusters

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