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September 22 - 26, 2014


MONDAY, September 22, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

"Following the Three Dimensional Trajectories of Individual 'Atoms' in Population III Supernova Ejecta and the Implications for Element Abundances of Population II Stars"

Alan Sluder, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, September 23, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Compact Galaxies and Super-Massive Black Holes"

Remco van den Bosch, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA), Heidelberg


WEDNESDAY, September 24, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR - SPECIAL MEETING

"Discussion: Ideas for McDonald Observatory's submission of a Whitepaper, in response to the National Research Council's Committee's call for a Whitepaper on 'The Strategy to Optimize the US Optical and Infrared (OIR) System in the Era of the Sarge Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)' "

host: Taft Armandroff, Director, McDonald Observatory

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"The Question of Mass in Newton's Law of Gravity"

George E. Smith, Tufts University


THURSDAY, September 25, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

"Supporting Data Research at TACC"

Dr. Niall I. Gaffney & Dr. Weijia Xu, UT Austin: Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)


FRIDAY, September 26, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

Campus Club
Carillon Restaurant
1900 University Avenue

ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

Host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin.

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR

"A Stormy Forecast for the Evolution of Brown Dwarfs"

Trent Dupuy, University of Texas at Austin

September 29 - October 3, 2014


MONDAY, September 29, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, September 30, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"The Architecture and Timing of Planetary Systems"

Daniel Fabrycky, University of Chicago

6 - 8 PM

MAI 212

ASTRONAUT SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION PUBLIC LECTURE & AWARD CEREMONY

A Short Lecture by Alan Bean, and Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award presentation to Sai Gourisankar, of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin.

speaker: Alan LaVern Bean, NASA Astronaut (Apollo 12, Skylab 3 Missions)


WEDNESDAY, October 1, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Title: TBA" (Topic: White Dwarf Pulsations)

Mike Montgomery, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Excited Masers: Adventures in Public Outreach"

Rebecca Thompson, American Physical Society


THURSDAY, October 2, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

"Origin and Evolution of High-Redshift Infrared-Luminous Galaxies"

Chao-Ling Hung, University of Hawaii and Harvard/SAO


FRIDAY, October 3, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

Campus Club
Carillon Restaurant
1900 University Avenue

ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

Host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin.

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Yao-Lun Yang, University of Texas at Austin