Jack S. Josey Centennial Professor in Astronomy

John Scalo

Professor

ADS | astro-ph

Star formation; interstellar medium; turbulence; galaxy evolution; complex systems; astrobiology.

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Atmospheres & Life, Theory, Astrobiology, Planet Formation, ISM and Star Formation, Milky Way Evolution, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks

Other Publications

The Stellar Initial Mass Function
Scalo, John M., Fundamentals of Cosmic Physics, 1986. Vol. 11, pp. 1-278. (pdf) [29MB]

Presentations

STScI Astrobiology Presentation (ppt | pdf)
IMF at 50 (ppt | pdf)

Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Astronomy

RLM 15.318

Austin, TX 78712

(512) 471-6446

parrot@astro.as.utexas.edu

Education

B.S., University of Southern California, 1969
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1972
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1974

General

Curriculum Vitae

Instruction

AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2014)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Spring 2014)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2013)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Spring 2013)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2012)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Spring 2012)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2011)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2011)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2010)
UGS 303: Extraterrestrial Life (Spring 2010)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2009)
AST 393S: Interstellar Matter/Planets/Life Seminar (Fall 2009)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2009)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Spring 2009)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Fall 2008)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Fall 2008)
AST 376: Planets and Life (Spring 2008)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Spring 2008)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2007)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Fall 2007)
AST 376/381: Planets and Life (Spring 2007)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2006)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Fall 2006)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Spring 2006)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2005)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Fall 2005)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Spring 2005)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Spring 2005)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2004)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Fall 2004)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Spring 2004)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Spring 2004)
AST 309L: Search for Extraterrestrial Life (Fall 2003)
AST 383L: Seminar in Planets and Life (Fall 2003)
AST 393F: The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation (Spring 2003)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2002)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Summer 2002)
AST 381C: Gravitational Dynamics (Spring 2002)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2001)
AST 302: Self-Paced Introduction to Astronomy
AST 103L: Astronomical Observation (Spring 1998)
AST 321: Science, Models, and Complex Systems (Fall 1996)
AST 381S: Seminar in Theoretical Astrophysics

Awards

1979-1981 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

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