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Department of Astronomy

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September 1 - September 5, 2014


MONDAY, September 1, 2014 (Labor Day Holiday: University Closed)

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, September 2, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Hot Chromospheres and Flares on Cool and Ultracool Dwarfs"

Sarah Jane Schmidt, Ohio State University


WEDNESDAY, September 3, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Asteroseismology of Red-Giant Stars: Mixed Modes, Differential Rotation, and Eccentric Binaries"

Paul G. Beck, Service d'Astrophysique, IRFU/DSM/CEA Saclay, France

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Resonant Tunneling in a Dissipative Environment: Quantum Critical Behavior"

Harold Baranger, Duke University


THURSDAY, September 4, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


FRIDAY, September 5, 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

"Hot Jupiters in Open Clusters and Binaries: Observational Constraints on Giant Planet Migration"

Samuel N. Quinn, Georgia State University

September 8 - 12, 2014


MONDAY, September 8, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

Organizational Meeting.

Milos Milosavljevic, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, September 9, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

No talk scheduled.


WEDNESDAY, September 10, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Lithium Abundance in Red Giants Observed within the PTPS Project"

Monica Adamow, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Title: TBA"

Maxim Tsoi, University of Texas at Austin


THURSDAY, September 11, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

"Star Formation in Surprising Places: Investigating Blue Bulge/Red Disk Galaxies"

Sarah Tuttle, University of Texas at Austin


FRIDAY, September 12, 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

SPECIAL PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR

"The Main Sequence of Quasars: Insights from SDSS, WISE and Other Parts of the Quasar Symposium"

Yue Shen, Carnegie Institution for Science