Department of Astronomy

Calendar: February 2015

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February 21, and 23 - 27, 2014


SATURDAY, February 21, 2015

1:00 - 2:00 PM

POB 2.302
Avaya Auditorium

23rd ANNUAL GREAT LECTURE IN ASTRONOMY (public lecture)

"Alien Worlds"

abstract

Dr. William Cochran, University of Texas at Austin


MONDAY, February 23, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, February 24, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"The Local Universe as a Cosmology Laboratory"

abstract

Michael Boylan-Kolchin, University of Maryland


WEDNESDAY, February 25, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Pulsations in the Lowest-Mass White Dwarfs: Recent Discoveries and Ensemble Properties"

Keaton Bell, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"The Pointsman Foundation"

Mark Raizen, Dept. of Physics, UT Austin


THURSDAY, February 26, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM

"New Tools for Galactic Archaeology from the Milky Way"

abstract

Gail Zasowski, Johns Hopkins University


FRIDAY, February 27, 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

"Substellar Fundamentals: New Dynamical Masses for Ultracool Dwarfs"

Trent Dupuy, University of Texas at Austin

March 2 - 6, 2015


MONDAY, March 2, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

"Revisiting the Transverse Peculiar Moment Power Spectrum in the Non-linear Regime: Implications for the Post-rionization Kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect"

abstract

Hyunbae Park, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, March 3, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Massive Galaxy Growth since Cosmic Noon"

abstract

Stijn Wuyts, Max Planck Institut fur Extraterrestrische Physik


WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Blue Stragglers"

Natalie Gosnell, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Global Warming and Renewable Energy Solutions"

Wolfgang Bauer, Michigan State University


THURSDAY, March 5, 2015

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Speaker: TBD


FRIDAY, March 6, 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

"Five-minute Presentations to get Reacquainted"

Various Speakers, University of Texas at Austin