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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Fall 2008

Talks are on Wednesday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Pugh 120

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

DATE/LOC.
SPEAKER
TITLE (click for abstract)
HOST
SCHEDULE
WED. Aug. 27
Pugh 120
Astro Intro

Meet the Astronomy Dept.

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WED. Sept. 3
Pugh 120
Peter Barnes (UF)

Large-Scale Surveys of Star Formation (and other adventures in mm astronomy Down Under)

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WED. Sept. 10
Pugh 120
Ellen Zweibel (Wisconsin)

The Origin and Evolution of Magnetic Fields

Tan
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WED. Sept. 17
Pugh 120
Steinn Sigurdsson (Penn State)

Exotic Earths

Ford
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WED. Sept. 24
Pugh 120
Ralf-Juergen Dettmar (Bochum)

Gaseous Halos of Spiral Galaxies and the Interstellar Disk-Halo Connection

Rossa
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WED. Oct. 1
Pugh 120
Alice Quillen (Rochester)

Sculpting Circumstellar Disks

V. Sarajedini
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WED. Oct. 8
Pugh 120
Elizabeth Tasker (UF)

Formation and Evolution of Giant Molecular Clouds in Disk Galaxies

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WED. Oct. 15
Pugh 120
Eric Becklin (UCLA)

Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

Telesco
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WED. Oct. 22
Pugh 120
Martin Hendry (Univ. Glasgow)

Galaxy distance indicators: past, present and future

Ford
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WED. Oct. 29
Pugh 120
Nancy Levenson (Kentucky)

What ULIRGs and AGNs Have to Hide

Packham
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WED. Nov. 5
Pugh 120
Alberto Bolatto (U. Maryland)

Molecular Clouds and Star Formation: Lessons from the Nearby Universe

Tan
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WED. Nov. 12
Pugh 120
Suzanne Hawley (Washington)

Detecting Flares on M Dwarfs in SDSS

Ge
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WED. Nov. 19
Pugh 120
Jessica Lu (UCLA/...)

Young Stars in the Central Parsec of Our Galaxy

Tan
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WED. Nov. 26
Pugh 120
No talk

Thanksgiving

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WED. Dec. 3
Pugh 120
Paul Ho (ASIAA)

SMA Science and ALMA

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Previous colloquia: Spring 2008, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005

Last updated Sept 2008 by jt @ astro.ufl.edu