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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Fall 2012

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

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

DATE/LOC.
SPEAKER
TITLE (click for abstract)
HOST
WED. Sept. 5
FLG 280
Catherine Espaillat
(Harvard-CfA)

Identifying Planet-Forming Disks Around Young Stars

Tan
WED. Sept. 12
FLG 280
Darin Ragozzine
(UF)

The intriguing dwarf planet Haumea

...
WED. Sept. 19
FLG 280
Guido Mueller
(UF)

The status of LISA

...
WED. Sept. 26
FLG 280
Matthew Muterspaugh
(TSU)

Astronomy While You Sleep

Ge
WED. Oct. 3rd
FLG 280
Peter Frinchaboy
(TCU)

Galaxy Evolution: Lessons from the Milky Way

A. Sarajedini
WED. Oct. 10th
FLG 280
Stephen Kane
(Caltech/IPAC)

Applications for the Precise Timing of Exoplanetary Orbits

A. Sarajedini
WED. Oct. 24th
FLG 280
Houjun Mo
(UMASS)

Bayesian galaxy formation: tensions between theory and observation

Ge
WED. Oct. 31st
FLG 280
Brice-Olivier Demory
(MIT)

From Water-worlds to Rocky Planets, the Fascinating Era of Super-Earths

Ford
WED. Nov. 7th
FLG 280
Jennifer Wiseman
(NASA Goddard)

The Hubble Space Telescope at its Peak: Science Highlights of HST Since Servicing Mission-4

A. Sarajedini
WED. Nov. 14th
FLG 280
Michael Shull
(Colorado)

New Results from the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph: Missing Baryons, AGN, and Reionization Epochs of H and He

Tan
WED. Nov. 21st
FLG 280
No colloquium

Thanksgiving

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***THUR.*** Nov. 29th
***NPB 1002***
Greg Laughlin
(UCSC)

A New Look At the Galactic Planetary Census

Ford
WED. Dec. 5th
FLG 280
Karen Leighly
(Univ. of Oklahoma)

Broad Absorption Line Quasars: New Results in the High-Column Density Regime

Hamann

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Future colloquia

Previous colloquia: Spring 2012, Fall 2011, 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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