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February 15 - 19, 2016

MONDAY, February 15, 2016
3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
THEORY SEMINAR

"Radiation Hydrodynamics of Super Star Cluster Formation"

Benny Tsz-ho Tsang, University of Texas at Austin

"The Mystery of CR7"

Volker Bromm, University of Texas at Austin

TUESDAY, February 16, 2016
3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
COLLOQUIUM

"The Dynamical Evolution of Young Stellar Complexes in the Milky Way"

abstract

Alison I. Sills, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

(host: Shardha Jogee)

WEDNESDAY, February 17, 2016
12:00 Noon
RLM 15.216B
STELLAR SEMINAR

"Nonstandard Stellar Evolution: The Case of the Sub-subgiants"

abstract

Emily Leiner, University of Wisconsin, Madison (host: Natalie Gosnell)

3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
COSMOS SEMINAR

"Sharing Teaching Techniques and Tools"

John Lacy, Steve Finkelstein and Harriet Dinerstein, University of Texas at Austin

4:00 P.M.
RLM 4.102
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Low-Cost Centimeter-Accurate Mobile Positioning"

Professor Todd Humphreys, Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

THURSDAY, February 18, 2015
3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
EXGAL SEMINAR

"Directly Observing Dwarf Galaxy Progenitors at z > 6 (or: Gravitational Lensing is Magic)"

Rachel Livermore, University of Texas at Austin

FRIDAY, February 19, 2016
11:30 AM
NHB 1.720
SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM

"The Exploration of Pluto"

abstract

Dr. S. Alan Stern, Mission PI, New Horizons

10:45 AM
Evans Conf. Room
RLM l5.202A
TCC JOURNAL CLUB

host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin

12:00 Noon
Campus Club
1900 Univ. Ave.
ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin

2:00 PM
RLM 15.216B
ISM SEMINAR

No talk scheduled, to avoid conflict with the Austin BoV Meeting.

SATURDAY, February 20, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Avaya Auditorium
POB 2.302
24th ANNUAL GREAT LECTURE

"Astrochemistry: A Song of Ice and Dust"

abstract

Dr. Neal J. Evans II, University of Texas at Austin

February 22 - 26, 2016

MONDAY, February 22, 2016
3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
THEORY SEMINAR

"New Frontiers in Simulating Black Hole Accretion and Jets"

Alexander Tchekhovskoy, University of California, Berkeley

abstract

TUESDAY, February 23, 2016
3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
COLLOQUIUM

"The Evolution of Galaxy Structural Properties"

abstract

Rachel Somerville, Rutgers University, Downsbrough Chair in Astrophysics

WEDNESDAY, February 24, 2016
12:00 Noon
RLM 15.216B
STELLAR SEMINAR

"IGRINS Spectra of the Exotic Jet Source SS 433"

Edward 'Rob' Robinson, University of Texas at Austin

3:30 PM
RLM 15.314
COSMOS SEMINAR

"The Key Influence of AGB Stars on the Evolution and Global Properties of Galaxies"

Martha Boyer, NASA Goddard (host: Kristen McQuinn)

abstract

4:00 P.M.
RLM 4.102
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance: Enhancing MRI Signals by > 10,000-fold for Metabolic Assessment of Cancer"

Professor Lloyd Lumata, University of Texas at Dallas

THURSDAY, February 25, 2016
3:30 PM
RLM 15.216B
EXGAL SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Kristen McQuinn, University of Texas at Austin

FRIDAY, February 26, 2016
10:45 AM
Evans Conf. Room
RLM l5.202A
TCC JOURNAL CLUB

host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin

12:00 Noon
Campus Club
1900 Univ. Ave.
ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin

2:00 PM
RLM 15.216B
ISM SEMINAR

"Title: TBA."

Speaker/Affiliation: TBD

11 February 2016
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