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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Spring 2011

Talks are on Wednesday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Florida Gym 210

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

DATE/LOC.
SPEAKER
TITLE (click for abstract)
HOST
WED. Jan. 12
FLG 210
Ilia Roussev
(Hawaii)

On the Origin of Coronal Mass Ejections: How Does the Emergence of a Magnetic Flux Rope Reorganize the Solar Corona?

Ray
WED. Jan. 19
FLG 210
Sven Van Loo
(University of Florida)

The role of magnetic fields in star formation

...
WED. Jan. 26
FLG 210
Eric Agol
(University of Washington)

Novel tools for studying exoplanets

Ge
WED. Feb. 2
FLG 210
Ian Dobbs-Dixon
(U. Washington)

Atmospheres of Short Period Planets

Ford
WED. Feb. 9
FLG 210
Eliza Kempton
(UCSC)

Revealing the Atmospheres of Extrasolar Super-Earths

Ford
WED. Feb. 16
FLG 210
Eduardo Martin
(INTA-CSIC Centro de Astrobiologia, Madrid)

An Equation of Stellar Habitability

Tan
WED. Feb. 23
FLG 210
Desika Narayanan
(Arizona)

The ALMA View of High-Redshift Galaxies

Tan
WED. Mar. 2
FLG 210
Keivan Stassun
(Vanderbilt)

Empirical Constraints on the Formation and Evolution of Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs: A Data-Intensive Approach

Lada
WED. Mar. 9
FLG 210
No colloquium

Spring Break

...
WED. Mar. 16
FLG 210
Sourav Chatterjee
(University of Florida)

Modeling Blue Straggler Stars in Globular Clusters

...
WED. Mar. 23
FLG 210
(Talk postponed)
Javier Rodriguez
(STScI)

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

Tan
WED. Mar. 30
FLG 210
Marcus Bruggen
(Jacobs Univ. Bremmen)

Simulating Supersonic Turbulence in Galaxy Outflows

Tan
WED. Apr. 6
FLG 210
Jonathan Fortney
(UC Santa Cruz)

The Structural and Thermal Evolution of Transiting Exoplanets: From Hot Jupiters to Kepler's Super-Earths

Ford
WED. Apr. 13
FLG 210
Cullen Blake
(Princeton)

Searching for Planets Orbiting Low-mass Stars

Ge
WED. Apr. 20
FLG 210
John Johnson
(Caltech)

Giant Exoplanets in the Stellar Mass-Metallicity Plane

Ford

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Future colloquia

Previous colloquia: 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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