Department of Astronomy

Calendar: October

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October 20 - 24, 2014


MONDAY, October 20, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

"Emission from Pair Instability Supernovae with Rotation"

Manos Chatzopoulos, University of Chicago


TUESDAY, October 21, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Galaxy Build-up in the First Gyr: Insights from Ultra-Deep HST and Spitzer Observations"

Pascal Oesch, Yale University


WEDNESDAY, October 22, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Where are the Low-Mass Black Holes? The Case of V1408 Aquilae (= 4U 1957+115)"

Edward Robinson, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled. Slot reserved for AWARE kickoff meeting.

4:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

SPECIAL EXGAL PRESENTATION

"Early Galaxies at Cosmic Dawn and Cosmic Noon"

Mimi Song, University of Texas at Austin

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Mechanics of Soft Matter, Living and Dead"

Eric R. Dufresne, Yale University


THURSDAY, October 23, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

"Star-Forming Galaxies in the z>4 Universe"

Brett W. Salmon, Texas A&M University


FRIDAY, October 24, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

Campus Club
Carillon Restaurant
1900 University Avenue

ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

Host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin.

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

"New Instrumentation Activities and Opportunities at Gemini Observatory"

Scot Kleinman, Gemini Observatory, Hilo, Hawaii

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR

"Breaking the Meter Barrier for Early Growth of Planetesimals in Disks"

John Scalo, University of Texas at Austin


SATURDAY, October 25, 2014

2:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium
ACES 2.302

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DR. ED NATHER

The family invites you to join us for a memorial service honoring Ed's life. (reception to follow in the Connector Lobby)

October 27 - October 31, 2014


MONDAY, October 27, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR (2 talks)

"Title: TBA"

Hyunbae Park, University of Texas at Austin

"Title: TBA"

Patrick Crumley, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, October 28, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Forming Earths and Mercuries: Solids Less Volatile than Ice"

Alexander Hubbard, American Museum of Natural History, New York


WEDNESDAY, October 29, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"The Abundances of Iron-Group and Trans-Iron Elements in Planetary Nebulae, and some Highlights of the 'Nuclei in the Cosmos' Conference (July 2014)"

Harriet Dinerstein, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art"

Arthur I. Miller, University College London


THURSDAY, October 30, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Elena D'Onghia, University of Wisconsin-Madison


FRIDAY, October 31, 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

"Identifying the Legitimate Protostars"

Neal Evans, University of Texas at Austin