Frontiers of Astrophysics, Journal Club

Spring 2009

Fri @ 12-1 p.m., Room 7 Bryant

DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
References, Additional info.
Jan 16 Frontiers
Katia Matcheva
Planetary Atmospheres: is it raining OUT THERE?
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Jan 16 JC
Sun Chung
Mapping dusty star formation in and around a cluster at z=0.81 by wide-field imaging with AKARI
Koyama et al. 2008 (MNRAS, 391, 1758)
Jan 23 Frontiers
No talk
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Jan 23 JC
Audra Hernandez
Re-examining Larson's Scaling Laws in Galactic Molecular Clouds
Heyer et al. 2008 (arViv:0809.1397)
Jan 30 Frontiers
No Talk
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Jan 30 JC
Scott Fleming
Not Just Astro Bycatch: Detached Eclipsing Binaries and the Mass:Radius Relationship
Mercedes Lopez-Morales, 2007, ApJ, 660, 732
Feb 6 Special Seminar
Robert Becker (UC Davis & IGPP/LLNL)
The FIRST SURVEY is Gone (from the schedule), but Not Forgotten
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Feb 13 Frontiers
Peter Barnes
Topics in Galactic Star Formation
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Feb 13 JC
Leah Simon
Star Formation in the Hosts of High-z QSOs: Evidence from Spitzer PAH Detections
Lutz et al. 2008, ApJ, 684, 853
Feb 20 Frontiers
Jian Ge
Global Extremely High Precision Exoplanet Tracker Network
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Feb 20 JC
Daniel Capellupo
A Characteristic Division Between the Fueling of Quasars and Seyferts: Five Simple Tests
Hopkins and Hernquist 2009 (arXiv:0812.2915)
Feb 27 JC
Enrique Lopez Rodriguez
Evidence of Magnetic Accretion in SW Sextantis Stars: Discovery of circular polarization in several SW Sex
Rogriguez-Gil, P. et al., ApJ, 548, 49
Feb 27 JC
Mike Butler
The Atomic-to-Molecular Transition in Galaxies
Krumholz, McKee, Tumlinson 2008a,b; Gnedin et al. 2009
Mar 13 NO TALKS
SPRING BREAK
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Mar 20 Frontiers
Tom Kehoe
The Zodiacal Cloud
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Mar 20 JC
Alison Klesman
Frying Doughnuts: What can the reprocessing of X-rays to IR tell us about the AGN environment?
B. McKernan, K.E.S. Ford, N. Chang, C.S. Reynolds, arXiv:0812.0984
Mar 27 Frontiers
Rene Rutten
SPECIAL TALK: Status of the GTC and OSIRIS
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Apr 3 2ND YEAR TALKS
Nestor Lasso
Hard X-ray observations of High-Speed Flickering and Jet Formation in GRS 1915+105
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Apr 3 2ND YEAR TALKS
Jason Ybarra
Spitzer IRAC Detection and Analysis of Shocked Molecular Hydrogen Emission
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Apr 10 2ND YEAR TALKS
Enrique Lopez Rodriguez
TBD
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Apr 10 2ND YEAR TALKS
Dan Li
Gemini PSF project - Characterization of Mid-IR Image Profiles
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Apr 17 JC
Miguel Charcos
TBD
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Apr 17 JC
Yichen Zhang
The evolution of the spectral energy distribution in massive young stellar objects
Molinari et al. (2008)
Previous talks: Fall 2008