Department of Astronomy

Calendar: April - May, 2015

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April 20 - 24, 2015


MONDAY, April 20, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, April 21, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Tracking Planet Footprints in Dusty Disks"

abstract

Catherine Espaillat, Boston University


WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Title: TBA"

Jenny Hoffman, Harvard University


THURSDAY, April 23, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


FRIDAY, April 24, 2015

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 (2 talks)

"Angular Momentum Evolution of Young, Low-mass Stars"

Benjamin Kidder, University of Texas at Austin


"High-accuracy Spitzer/IRAC Subarray Photometry of Potential Warm Debris Disk Sources Discovered by WISE"

Raquel Martinez, University of Texas at Austin

April 27 - May 1, 2015


MONDAY, April 27, 2015

12:00 Noon

RLM 15.216B

QUALIFYING EXAM / 2ND YEAR DEFENSE

"Connecting the Dots: Tracking Galaxy Evolution at 3 <= z <= 7 using Fixed Cumulative Number Density in SPH Simulations"

Jason Jaacks, University of Texas at Austin

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, April 28, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM (Tinsley Visiting Scholar: Exgal Group)

"Early Galaxies: Alive, Dead, Transitioning and/or Active"

abstract

Stijn Wuyts, Max Planck Institut fur Extraterristrische Physik


WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

No Talk Scheduled.

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR (PhD Defense Presentation)

"The Substellar Population of the Ophiuchus Star-Forming Region"

Michael Gully-Santiago, University of Texas at Austin

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Title: TBA"

Naomi Halas, Rice University


THURSDAY, April 30, 2015

11:00 AM

RLM 15.216B

QUALIFYING EXAM/2ND-YEAR DEFENSE

"External Inverse-Compton Emission from Jetted Tidal Disruption Events"

abstract

Wenbin Lu, University of Texas at Austin

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR (2 talks)

"Selection Criteria and Contamination in High-Redshift Galaxy Surveys with JWST"

Rebecca Tippens, University of Texas at Austin


"Title: TBA"

Briana L. Indahl, University of Texas at Austin


FRIDAY, May 1, 2015

12:00 PM (Noon)

Campus Club
Carillon Restaurant
1900 University Avenue

ASTROPHYSICS LUNCH

Host: Paul Shapiro, University of Texas at Austin.

1:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PHD DEFENSE PRESENTATION

"On the Nature of Emission from Relativistic Jets"

abstract

Patrick Crumley, University of Texas at Austin

2:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR (2nd-Year Defense Presentation)

"Study of Outflow and Molecular Lines from the Observations of BHR71 by the Herschel Key Program: 'Dust, Ice, and Gas in Time (DIGIT)' "

abstract

Yao-Lun Yang, University of Texas at Austin