JILA ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH SEMINAR

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
13 September William Duncan Royal Observatory of Edinburgh SCUBA-2: Technology in the Service of Astronomy
19 September (Thursday) Eric Keto Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics On the evolution of ultra-compact HII regions
27 September Peter Bender JILA Expected Astrophysical Information About Massive Black Holes from LISA
1 October (Tuesday) Tim de Zeeuw Leiden Observatory Integral-field spectroscopy of galaxies: The SAURON Project
4 October Greg Bothun University of Oregon Learning physics through simulations
18 October Mike Zeilik University of New Mexico Assessment as the "Hidden Variable" in Achievement
25 October Daniel Dale University of Wyoming Multiwavelength observations of an Extremely Young Galaxy
8 November Michael Marder University of Texas at Austin The UTeach program for preparing science teachers at the University of Texas at Austin
12 November Adam Burgasser UCLA Iron Rain and Mineral Snow: Weird Weather on Brown Dwarfs
15 November Yuri Gnedin Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory Polarimetric Determination of Magnetic Fields in Active Galactic Nuclei and Quasars
22 November Fabian Heitsch JILA 3D simulations of turbulent ambipolar diffusion
6 December Howard Yee University of Toronto The EXPLORE Project: A Deep Search for Transiting Extra-solar Planets
13 December Nahum Arav Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, CU Boulder Exciting Times for Studying AGN Outflows
24 January Christian Kaiser University of Southampton Jets in microquasars - a few ideas
31 January Nathan Smith Center for Astrophysics and Space Science, CU Boulder Proplyds, jets, and star formation in the Carina Nebula
7 February Chip Kobulnicky University of Wyoming Metal-Rich Outflows from Galactic Winds: Results from Recent Chandra Observations
11 February Charles Danforth Johns Hopkins University A 'Hidden' SNR in the SMC
14 February Andrey Kravtsov University of Chicago Halo Substructure: the critical test of CDM models
21 February Daniel Proga JILA, CU Boulder Accretion of low angular momentum material onto black holes
7 March Frederick M. Walter SUNY, Stony Brook The lowdown on RX J1856-3754: How quality observations of neutron stars reveal our ignorance
25 April James Aguirre University of Chicago Properties of Galactic and Extragalactic Millimeter Emission from the TopHat Telescope and the Spectrum of the Magellanic Clouds from 245 GHz to 3 THz
2 May Kim Coble University of Chicago What Should People Learn About Cosmology and Why?
16 May Massimo Ricotti Cambridge University The Profile of Dark Matter Halos from Dwarfs to Clusters
22 May Lisa Kewley Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Star Formation Rates in the Nearby Field Galaxy Survey
23 May Davide Lazzati University of Cambridge Polarization in Gamma-Ray Burst Jets
30 May Ari Laor Technion Why are there no broad lines in low luminosity AGNs?

JILA Astrophysics Lunch Seminars are held on Fridays at noon in JILA S-105 unless noted otherwise.
Contact Mateusz Ruszkowski (JILA; mr@quixote.colorado.edu) or Joe Collins (CASA; jcollins@casa.colorado.edu) for more information.

Other JILA seminars can be found here .

Other astrophysics seminars in Boulder:
Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences(APS)
Department of Space Studies at Southwest Research Institute(SwRI)
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics(LASP)
CU Center for Astrobiology