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SEMINAR IN EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY
Astronomy 386S - Spring 2006
Th 3:30 · RLM 15.216B (unless noted) · Unique No. 48260


interacting galaxies

Professor

Shardha Jogee

Office: RLM 16.224
Hours: TBA
Phone: (512) 471-1395
email
Talks can span a wide variety of formats and topics, e.g.,
  • review talks and formal colloquia
  • informal discussions of ongoing research
  • journal clubs
  • thesis dissertation defense
  • discussions of hot results from recent conferences

Schedule

Date
Speaker
Title
Feb 2
Josh Adams
Journal Club Talk on New Observations of Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy (ULIRG) Dynamics
astro-ph/0510670
Feb 9
Special Colloquium
Scott Chapman
California Institute of Technology

Galaxy Evolution, Near and Far
abstract
Feb 16
Amy Dove Forestell
Journal Club: The SAURON project - VI. Line strength maps of 48 elliptical and lenticular galaxies
Feb 23
Special Colloquium
Milos Milosavljevic
California Institute of Technology

The Future of Massive Black Hole Studies
abstract
Mar 2
Special Colloquium
Jenny Greene
Harvard University

The Synchronized Growth of Black Holes and Galaxies
Mar 9
cancelled   
 
Mar 23
Amanda Bauer   
Review of "The Mass-Metallicity Relation at z~2," by Erb, Shapely, Pettini, Steidel, Reddy and Adelberger
astro-ph/0602473
Mar 30
Robert Quimby   
"The Shock Break-out of GRB 060218/SN 2006aj," S. Campana et al, and other works
astro-ph/0603279
Apr 6
Phil Hopkins   
Harvard University
Black Hole Feedback: Uniting Mergers, Quasars, and Red Galaxy Formation
abstract
Apr 13
Greg Shields &
Sarah Salviander
   

Black Holes and Host Galaxies Then and Now
Apr 20
Irina Marinova
Evolution of Barred Galaxies: First Quantitative Characterizations of Bars in the Local Universe
Apr 27
Anne Metevier
Univ. of California Santa Cruz
Evolution of Blue Disk Galaxies from Kinematic Measurements
May 4
David Fisher
Bulge Formation in Disk Galaxies
(Second Year Defense)


   Mar 13-18 = Spring Break
   May 5 = Last class day



 
 





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