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April 14 - April 18, 2014


MONDAY, April 14, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

JOINT THEORY/ISM/PLANETS SEMINAR

"Convective Dynamics in the Interiors of Ice Giants and Icy Satellites"

Krista Soderlund, UT Institute of Geophysics


TUESDAY, April 15, 2014

1:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

PhD DEFENSE PRESENTATION

"Measuring Dark Matter Profiles Non-Parametrically in Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies"

John Jardel, University of Texas at Austin

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Hunting the First Galaxies with Gravitational Lensing"

Dan A. Coe, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)


WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR (2 talks)

"White Dwarf Science from LSST"

Keaton Bell, University of Texas at Austin


"The Asteroseismology of Metal-Polluted DAVs (DAZVs)"

Kevin Jumper, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"First out of the Solar System"

Hans Mark, University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering


THURSDAY, April 17, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

"Blazar Jet Direction, Polarization & Accretion Mode"

Beverly Wills, University of Texas at Austin


FRIDAY, April 18, 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

"Title: TBA"

Andrew Riddle, University of Texas at Austin

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)

"Title: TBA"

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


WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR (joint talk)

"Detection of Pulsational Mode Coupling"

Michel Breger and Mike Montgomery, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR (Tinsley Scholar)

"Title: TBA"

Kevin Bundy, University of Tokyo, Kavli IPMU

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Title: TBA"

Howard Stone, Princeton University


THURSDAY, April 24, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR (Tinsley Professor)

"Title: TBA"

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)

"Title: TBA"

Gaspar Bakos, Princeton University