Astrophysics Seminars for Winter 2008

Past Astrophysics Seminars

Seminars are at 4:00 PM on Tuesdays. Seminars will be held in the conference room
on the second floor of Dearborn Observatory, unless otherwise noted

Jan. 15 Dr. Monica Valluri University of Michigan "Mixing and Relaxation in Time-Dependent Collisionless Systems" Loren Hoffman
Jan. 22 Dr. Fabian Heitsch University of Michigan Cooling, Gravity, and Geometry: Flow-Driven Molecular Cloud Formation Farhad Zadeh
Feb. 5 Dr. Gijs Roelofs Harvard/Smithsonian CfA White Dwarf Binaries Chris Deloye
Feb. 12 Dr. Loren Hoffman Northwestern University Orbital Structure of Galaxy Merger Remnants and Its Imprint on 2D Kinematic Observations Vicky Kalogera
Feb. 19 Dr. Fred Adams University of Michigan Effects of Young Star Clusters on their Constituent Solar Systems(and the Discovery of a Robust Orbit Instability) Soko Matsumura
Feb. 26 Dr. Matt Haffner University of Wisconsin Physical Conditions of Diffuse Ionized Gas: New Insights from WHAM Dave Meyer
Mar. 4 Dr. David Chuss NASA Goddard Probing Inflation with CMB Polarimetry Giles Novak
Mar. 11 Dr. Stelios Kazantzidis Ohio State University Formation of Supermassive Black Hole Binaries in Hydrodynamical Galaxy Mergers Vicky Kalogera
Mar. 18 Dr. Michele Trenti STScI From the Very First Stars to z~6 Galaxies and Quasars Fred Rasio