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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Fall 2011

Talks are on Wednesday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Florida Gym, room 280

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

DATE/LOC.
SPEAKER
TITLE (click for abstract)
HOST
WED. Aug. 31
FLG 280
Carolin Villforth
(UF)

The SEDs and environments of variability selected AGN

Hamann
WED. Sept. 7
FLG 280
Javier Rodriguez
(STScI)

Starburst and AGN activity in the local universe as seen at optical wavelengths

Tan
WED. Sept. 14
FLG 280
Astro Intro

Postponed to Jan 18.

...
WED. Sept. 21
FLG 280
Amaya Moro-Martin
(INTA-CSIC Centro de Astrobiologia, Madrid)

Characterizing planetesimal belts through the study of debris dust

Ford
WED. Sept. 28
FLG 280
Wayne Nicholson
(UF/KSC)

Expanding the limits of planetary habitability

Lada
WED. Oct. 5
FLG 280
Sukanya Chakrabarti
(Florida Atlantic U.)

A New Probe of the Distribution of Dark Matter in Galaxies

Tan
WED. Oct. 12
FLG 280
Matthew Pasek
(USF)

Phosphorus astrochemistry and implications for astrobiology

Tan
WED. Oct. 19
FLG 280
David Kaplan
(Univ. Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Nearby, Thermally Emitting Neutron Stars

Kargaltsev
WED. Oct. 26
FLG 280
Hanno Rein
(IAS)

Resonances and stochastic migration of exoplanets and moonlets in Saturn's rings

Payne
WED. Nov. 2
FLG 280
Mike Mumma
(U. Maryland & NASA Goddard)

Messengers from the Early Solar System - The Similarity & Diversity of Comets

Telesco
WED. Nov. 16
FLG 280
Marc Kuchner
(NASA/GSFC)

SIGNPOSTS of PLANETS: Finding Exoplanets By The Patterns they Make in Disks

Ge
WED. Nov. 23
No talk

Thanksgiving

...
WED. Nov. 30
FLG 280
Scott Ransom
(NRAO)

Detecting Gravitational Waves (and doing other cool physics) with Millisecond Pulsars

Eikenberry
WED. Dec. 7
FLG 280
James De Buizer
(NASA/SOFIA)

Early Science Results from SOFIA

Telesco/Tan
WED. Dec. 14th
***Bryant 217***
Hagai Perets
(Harvard CfA)

The gentle touch of violence: Adiabatic evolution, collisions and exotic stellar and planetary systems

Chatterjee

Other UF Astrophysics talks

Future colloquia: Spring 2012

Previous colloquia: Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005

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