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September 29 - October 3, 2014


MONDAY, September 29, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.


TUESDAY, September 30, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"The Architecture and Timing of Planetary Systems"

Daniel Fabrycky, University of Chicago

6 - 8 PM

MAI 212

ASTRONAUT SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION PUBLIC LECTURE & AWARD CEREMONY

A Short Lecture by Alan Bean, and Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award presentation to Sai Gourisankar, of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin.

speaker: Alan LaVern Bean, NASA Astronaut (Apollo 12, Skylab 3 Missions)


WEDNESDAY, October 1, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"A Novel Mechanism for the Red Edges of the White Dwarf Instability Strips"

Mike Montgomery, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Excited Masers: Adventures in Public Outreach"

Rebecca Thompson, American Physical Society


THURSDAY, October 2, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

"Origin and Evolution of High-Redshift Infrared-Luminous Galaxies"

Chao-Ling Hung, University of Hawaii and Harvard/SAO


FRIDAY, October 3, 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

"From Filaments to Class 0 Protostars"

Yao-Lun Yang, University of Texas at Austin

October 6 - 10, 2014


MONDAY, October 6, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Brian Mulligan, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, October 7, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Supermassive Black Hole?"

Jonathan Trump, Pennsylvania State University


WEDNESDAY, October 8, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"MUSCLES: The UV Radiation Environment of M-Star Exoplanet Systems"

Cynthia Froning, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

"Dark Stars: Evolution and First Pulsation Results"

Tanja Rindler-Daller, University of Michigan

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"A Tabletop-Scale Probe for TeV Physics: the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron"

David DeMille, Yale University


THURSDAY, October 9, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

"High-Velocity Features in the Spectra of Type-Ia Supernovae"

Jeff Silverman, University of Texas at Austin


FRIDAY, October 10, 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

"Title: TBA"

Daniel Jaffe & the IGRINS Minions, University of Texas at Austin