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Astrophysics Lunch Seminar

Seminars are held on Fridays at noon in room C324 (Duane Building, CASA wing) unless stated otherwise.

Calendar 2010/2011

(see this week)

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Aug 20
John Lacy
University of Texas
The Evolution of Ultra-compact HII Regions, Especially a Very Strange One Near the Galactic Center
Aug 27
Douglas Gough
JILA/IoA
Helium in Helios
Sep 3
Emily Levesque
CASA
Exploring the Environments of Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts
Sep 10
Indresh Dwivedi
Tata Institute, India
Black Holes and Naked Singularities
Sep 17
Matthew Pieri
CASA
Sep 24
Phil Armitage
JILA
Light from black hole mergers
Oct 1
Matt Payne
University of Florida
Highly Inclined and Retrograde Planets
Oct 8
Jacob Simon
JILA
Accretion Variability in Turbulent Disks
Oct 15
Bruno Giacomazzo
University of Maryland
General Relativistic Simulations of Binary Neutron Star Mergers
Oct 22
Eva Sagi
Racah Institute of Physics
Observational Signatures of TeVeS
Oct 22, 3pm [special talk]
Joel Primack
UCSC
Simulating and Visualizing the Universe: the Bolshoi Simulations, Semi-Analytic Models, and High-Resolution Galaxy Simulations
Oct 29
Anna Hughes
APS/JILA
Radial concentration of dust particles in protoplanetary disks
Nov 5, 11am@SwRI [special talk]
Julien Salmon
University Paris 7 - CEA
Recent results on Saturn's rings: a small-scale protoplanetary disk?
Nov 12
Tilman Birnstiel
Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy
Dust growth in protoplanetary disks: theoretical predictions and observational tests
Nov 19
no seminar scheduled
CASA

Nov 26

THANKSGIVING
Dec 3
David Syphers
CASA
The reionization of intergalactic helium
Dec 10


Cancelled due to APS faculty meeting
Dec 17
Shuang Nan Zhang
IHEP
Current status and future programs of space science and space astronomy in China




CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR
Jan 7 AAS MEETING
Jan 14
Alex Conley
CASA
Exploring the faint sub-millimeter galaxy population with Herschel
Jan 21
Kris Beckwith
JILA
Disks, Fields and Jets: The Role of Magnetic Field Geometry in Black Hole Accretion Flows
Jan 28
Bethan James
STScI
Investigating the Neutral- and Ionized-Gas Metal Abundances in Local Star-Forming Galaxies
Feb 4
Ranjan Vasudevan
University of Maryland
Power output of local obscured and unobscured AGN
Feb 11
Sean O'Neill
JILA
Simulations of Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in Black Hole Accretion Disks
Feb 18
Jack Burns CASA
The Dark Ages Radio Explorer
Feb 25
Kareem Sorathia
University of Maryland
Connecting Local and Global Models of Accretion
Mar 4


Cancelled due to clash with schedule for prospective graduate students
Mar 11
Suvrath Mahadevan
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Center for Exoplanets & Habitable Worlds, Penn State
Precision Radial Velocities in the Near-Infrared Y and H bands with the Penn State Pathfinder Instrument & New Calibration Sources
Mar 18
Katherine Kretke
SwRI
Planet Traps: Migrating Planets in MRI-Active Disks
Mar 25
SPRING BREAK
No Talk

Apr 1
Chris Done
University of Durham
Accreting Galactic Black-hole systems, and what we learn from these about AGN
Apr 8
Cara Battersby
CASA
Characterizing Precursors to Stellar Clusters with Herschel
Apr 15
Mikhail Medvedev
Dept. of Physics, University of Kansas
Soft X-ray background or heliospheric X-ray foreground? Mapping the outer helioshpere
Apr 22
John Stocke
CASA

Apr 29
Angela Zalucha
SwRI

May 6
No Talk


May 13
Benoit Cerutti
CIPS

May 20
Andrew Hamilton
JILA
The Interior Structure of Rotating Black Holes
July 6 [Special Talk]
Andrew Benson
Caltech
What I cannot create, I do not understand": A galaxy builder's toolkit


Contact: Michele Trenti (michele.trenti at colorado edu) or Kris Beckwith (kris.beckwith at jila colorado edu).