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SEMINAR IN EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY
Astronomy 386S - Fall 2007
Th 3:30 · RLM 15.216B (unless noted) · Unique No. 50700

ngc 2207 and IC 2163

Professor

John Kormendy

Office: RLM 15.326
Hours:
Phone: (512) 471-8191
email
Schedule

DATE


SPEAKER/INSTITUTE


TITLE AND WEB LINKS

Aug. 30
Derek Wills
Univ. of Texas
Organizational Meeting
Sept. 6


General Discussion
Sept. 13
Greg Shields
Univ. of Texas
Recoiling Black Holes in Quasars
Sept. 20
Martin Gaskell
Univ. of Nebraska - Lincoln
Structure of AGN
Sept. 27
Joshua Adams
Univ. of Texas
Modeling Radio Galaxy Halos with Resonant Lyman Alpha Transfer
Sept. 27
Guillermo Blanc
Univ. of Texas
Color Selected Galaxies at z~2 in the MUSYC Survey - the BzK Selection Technique
Oct. 4
Karl Gebhardt
Univ. of Texas
HETDEX Update and Status
Oct. 11
John C. Mather
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Public Lecture: "From the Farm to the Nobel Prize: Deciphering the Big Bang"
(Special Location: ACE 2.302 - Avaya Auditorium, Time: 4:00 p.m.)

Oct. 18
Erin Bonning
Univ. of Texas
Accretion disk temperatures in AGN
Oct. 25
Amanda Bauer
Univ. of Texas
Stellar Mass Assembly: Combining Observables and Surveys to Redshift 1.6
Nov. 1
Randi Worhatch
Univ. of Texas
Journal Club: "Infrared Fe II Emission in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies," by Rodríguez-Ardila, A.; Viegas, S. M.; Pastoriza, M. G.; Prato, L.
2002ApJ...565..140R / abstract
Nov. 1
Amy Forestell
Univ. of Texas
Journal Club: "Velocity Dispersions of Elliptical Galaxies in MOND," based on the article by O. Tiret (1), F. Combes (1), G.W. Angus (2), B. Famaey (3), H.S. Zhao (2) ((1) LERMA-Observatoire de Paris, (2) University of St. Andrews, (3) Universite Libre de Bruxelles) and other papers.
http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/0710.4070

Nov. 8
Sarah Salviander
Univ. of Texas
Journal Club: "The Masses of Nuclear Black Holes in Luminous Elliptical Galaxies and Implications for the Space Density of the Most Massive Black Holes," by Tod R. Lauer, et al.
2007ApJ...662..808L

Nov. 8
Tim Weinzirl
Univ. of Texas
Constraining Galaxy Evolution with Bulge+Disk+Bar Decomposition
abstract
Nov. 15
Dr. Seok Jae Park
President, Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute
Introduction of the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute
Nov. 22
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
Nov. 29
Jeremy Murphy
Univ. of Texas
ICL & BCG IFS w/ VIRUS-P: Towards an Understanding of the Relationship between Intracluster Light and Brightest Cluster Galaxies with Integral Field Spectroscopy
Dec. 6
Irina Marinova
Univ. of Texas
Barred Galaxies in the Abell 901/902 Supercluster: Preliminary Results from the STAGES Survey
Dec. 6
Amanda Heiderman
Univ. of Texas
Transformation of Galaxies by Interactions and Mergers in the A901/02 Supercluster: Environmental Constraints from the STAGES Survey






 
 









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