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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Spring 2014

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. 22 2014
FLG 280
Jeremiah Murphy
(FSU)

A Theory for Core-Collapse Supernova Explosions

Tan
Wed Jan. 29 2014
FLG 280
Warren Skidmore
(TMT)

Thirty Meter Telescope: The Next Generation of Ground Based Optical/Infra-Red Observatory

Telesco
Wed Feb. 5 2014
FLG 280
David Collins
(FSU)

Magnetic Fields, Turbulence, and Gravity

Tan
Wed Feb. 12 2014
FLG 280
Astro Intro

Series of 1 minute talks from the UF Astrophysics Community

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Wed Feb. 19 2014
FLG 280
Kelly Denney
(OSU)

How to Grow Black Holes and the Universe: Two Birds with One Stone

Hamann
Wed Feb. 26 2014
FLG 280
Nicola Da Rio
(UF)

Orion: our benchmark for star formation

...
Wed Mar. 5 2014
FLG 280
No Colloquium

Spring Break

...
Wed Mar. 12 2014
FLG 280
Subhanjoy Mohanty
(Imperial)

Angular Momentum Evolution in Low-Mass Stars: A Fresh Look

Tan
Wed Mar. 19 2014
FLG 280
Zhaohuan Zhu
(Princeton)

Transitional Disks: Signatures of Gap Opening by Young Planets?

Tan
Wed Mar. 26 2014
FLG 280
Susanna Widicus Weaver
(Emory)

Prebiotic Astrochemistry in the "THz-Gap"

Tan
Wed Apr. 2 2014
FLG 280
Bing Zhang
(UNLV)

***POSTPONED*** On the nature of fast radio bursts

Ge
Wed Apr. 9 2014
FLG 280
Antonino Cucchiara
(NASA Goddard)

Inside Out: Gamma-ray Bursts As Probes of the First Stars and Galaxies

Ge
Wed Apr. 16 2014
FLG 280
Yancy Shirley
(Arizona)

Astrophysics with Submillimeter Galactic Plane Surveys

Barnes

Other UF Astrophysics talks

Previous colloquia: Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, 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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