Astrophysics Seminars for Spring 2006

Mar. 28 Prof. Re'em Sari Caltech The Formation of The Solar System Vicky Kalogera
April 11 Prof. Richard Lovelace Cornell University Propeller Driven Outflows and Poynting Jets of Fast Rotating Magnetized Stars Ron Taam
April 18 Prof. Alex Wolszczan Penn State Univ Searches for Planets Around Post-Main Sequence Stars Fred Rasio
April 25 Prof. Mike A'Hearn Univ. of Maryland Deep Impact: Excavating Comet Tempel 1 Dave Meyer
May 2 Prof. Riccardo Giovanelli Cornell University “A Neutral Hydrogen Survey of the Local Universe” Mel Ulmer
May 4
Dr. Robert Millis Lowell Observatory

“The Discovery Channel Telescope and its Application to Exploration of the Kuiper Belt”

Dave Meyer
May 9 Prof. Alex Lazarian Univ. of Wisconsin Probing Magnetized Turbulence with Spectral Line Measurements Giles Novak
May 16 Prof. Daniel Chung Univ. of Wisconsin TBA Andre de Gouvea
May 23 Dr. Andrew Youdin Princeton Turbulence in Protoplanetary Disks and the Formation of Planetesimals Fred Rasio
May 30 Dr. Darek Lis Caltech Deuteration and Depletion: Tracing the Physical Condition in Cold, Dense ISM Farhad Yusef-Zadeh
July 27 Dr. Pau Amaro Seoane Max Planck Institut für Gravitationsphysik IMBHs in Colliding Clusters: Implications for Lower-Frequency GW Astronomy John Fregeau