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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Spring 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. Jan. 18
FLG 280
Astro Intro

Series of 1 minute talks from the UF Astrophysics Community

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WED. Jan. 25
FLG 280
Charles Lada
(Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)

Star Formation Rates in Molecular Clouds of the Milky Way and Beyond: Deciphering the Nature of the Extragalactic Scaling Relations

Lada
WED. Feb. 1
FLG 280
Thushara Pillai
(Caltech)

The Initial Conditions for High Mass Star Formation

Tan
WED. Feb. 8
FLG 280
Takashi Hosokawa
(NASA/JPL)

Radiative Feedback from Primordial Protostars and Final Mass of the First Stars

Tan
WED. Feb. 15
FLG 280
Paola Caselli
(U. Leeds)

Chemical and physical processes during the earliest phases of star formation

Tan
WED. Feb. 22
FLG 280
Sami-Matias Niemi
(UF)

Evolution and Physical Properties of Luminous Infrared Galaxies

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WED. Feb. 29
FLG 280
Duncan Farrah
(Sussex)

The Role of AGN Feedback in Assembling Galaxies

Hamann
WED. Mar. 7
No Colloquium

Spring Break

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WED. Mar. 14
FLG 280
David Wilner
(Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)

Millimeter-wave Insights into Planet-Forming Disks around Young Stars

Tan
WED. Mar. 21
FLG 280
Nickolas Moeckel
(Univ. of Cambridge)

Binaries in planet, star, and cluster formation

Tan
WED. Mar. 28
FLG 280
Josh Winn
(MIT)

Spin-Orbit Interactions for Exoplanetary Systems

Ford
WED. Apr. 4
FLG 280
Fred Ciesla
(Chicago)

Organic Production in Protoplanetary Disks

Boley
WED. Apr. 11
FLG 280
Steve Eikenberry
(UF)

MIRADAS: The Next-Generation Infrared Spectrograph for the GTC

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WED. Apr. 18
FLG 280
Louis Strolger
(WKU)

Constraints on the Type Ia Supernova Progenitors from the CANDELS Hubble Space Telescope Treasury Survey

A. Sarajedini
WED. Apr. 25
FLG 280
Anthony Gonzalez
(UF)

High Redshift Galaxy Clusters from Spitzer and WISE

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WED. May 2nd
Bryant 217
Darin Ragozzine
(Harvard)

Multi-Transiting Systems: Kepler Strikes Exoplanetary Gold

Ford
WED. June 20th
Bryant 217
Terry Kee
(Leeds)

Meteorites, activated phosphorus & coupled chemical cycles on the early earth

Tan

Other UF Astrophysics talks

Future colloquia

Previous colloquia: 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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