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SEMINAR IN STELLAR ASTRONOMY
Astronomy 383T - Spring 2008
W 12:00-1:00 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 49575

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Professor

Chris Sneden

Office: RLM 15.312 (15.310A)
Hours: MWF 1-2
Phone: (512) 471-1349
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Schedule
Date
Speaker
Title
1/16
Chris Sneden
Organizational Meeting 
1/23
Chris Sneden
Yikes! I've run out of rare earths! The future of Wisconsin-UT lab-stellar efforts
1/30
Jennifer Sobeck
ESO - Garching
Simple at First Glance: Chromium, Copper, and Strontium Abundance Data in Metal-Deficient Stars
2/06

No talk scheduled. 
2/13
Harriet Dinerstein
Can we determine Fe/H abundances in nebulae?
2/20
Ivan Hubeny
Univ. of Arizona
Transiting Extrasolar Planets: A Key to Understanding their Physics, Chemistry, and even Meteorology
2/27
Bi Qing For
(first 1/2 of this day's seminar) TBA
3/05
Rob Robinson
Geometry of Accretion Disks in Low-Mass X-Ray Binaries
3/12

Spring Break March 10 - 14
3/17
Rob Wittenmyer
PhD Dissertation Defense: A Search for Multi-Planet Systems on Monday, March 17, at Noon. Stellar Seminar attendees are directed to attend this presentation.
3/26
Pranab Ghosh
Tata Institute of
Fundamental
Research, India
Formation and Evolution of X-ray Binary Populations of Globular Clusters
4/02
Ross Falcon
Understanding the Presence of Contaminants in a White Dwarf Atmosphere
4/09
Anna Frebel
The Origin of the Elements
4/16
Timur Sahin
Post-AGB Stars
4/23
Ivan Ramirez
Dissertation Defense: Spectroscopic Properties of Granulation in K-type Dwarf Stars
4/30
Kurtis Williams
Two-Part Presentation: (1) The Discovery of a New Class of Variable White Dwarf with Mike Montgomery; (2) Report: Super-AGB Stars and the Fine Line between White Dwarf or Supernova
5/06
Laura Stanford
Abundances on the Main Sequence of Omega Centauri










 
 





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