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April 21 - April 25, 2014


MONDAY, April 21, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, April 22, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM (Tinsley Professor)

"Adventures in Cosmic Star Formation"

Mark E. Dickinson, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)


WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR (joint talk)

"First Detection of Resonant Mode Coupling in a Rapidly Rotating Star, and its Implications"

Michel Breger and Mike Montgomery, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR (Tinsley Scholar)

"MaNGA: Mapping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory - An IFU Survey of 10,000 Galaxies"

Kevin Bundy, University of Tokyo, Kavli IPMU

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Surprising Responses in Flows in Common Geometries: (i) Biofilms and flow and (ii) Trapping of Bubbles in Stagnation Point Flows"

Howard Stone, Princeton University


THURSDAY, April 24, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR (Tinsley Professor)

"Adventures Along the 'Main Sequence' of Extragalactic Star Formation"

Mark Dickinson, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)


FRIDAY, April 25, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

Campus Club
Carillon Restaurant
1900 University Avenue

ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

Host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin.

2:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR (Tinsley Scholar)

"Extrasolar Planets with Small Telescopes"

Gaspar Bakos, Princeton University

April 28 - May 2, 2014


MONDAY, April 28, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, April 29, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

Rescheduled for Monday, 5 May 2014.

Milos Milosavljevic, University of Texas at Austin


WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR (2 talks)

"Updates on Atomic and Molecular Data for Spectroscopy"

Chris Sneden, University of Texas at Austin


"Light Element Abundances for Red Giants in Open Cluster NGC 752"

Gamze Bocek Topcu, Ege University, Turkey

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Optics in China: From Ancient to Modern, Classical to Quantum"

Ling-An Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics


THURSDAY, May 1, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Nicola Mehrtens, Texas A&M University


FRIDAY, May 2, 2014 (Last Class Day - Spring 2014 Semester)

12:00 PM (Noon)

Campus Club
Carillon Restaurant
1900 University Avenue

ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

Host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin.

2:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Anita Cochran, University of Texas at Austin