Department of Astronomy

Calendar: October

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October 25 - October 31, 2014


SATURDAY, October 25, 2014

2:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium
ACES 2.302

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DR. ED NATHER

The family invites you to join us for a memorial service honoring Ed's life. (reception to follow in the Connector Lobby)


MONDAY, October 27, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR (2 talks)

"The Impact of Cosmic Reionization on Small-Scale Structures"

Hyunbae Park, University of Texas at Austin


"Super-Eddington Tidal Disruption Events: An Ideal Place to Probe Relativistic Jet Compositions and Emission Mechanisms"

Patrick Crumley, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, October 28, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Forming Earths and Mercuries: Solids Less Volatile than Ice"

Alexander Hubbard, American Museum of Natural History, New York


WEDNESDAY, October 29, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"The Abundances of Iron-Group and Trans-Iron Elements in Planetary Nebulae, and some Highlights of the 'Nuclei in the Cosmos' Conference (July 2014)"

Harriet Dinerstein, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

No talk scheduled.

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art"

Arthur I. Miller, University College London


THURSDAY, October 30, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXTRAGALACTIC SEMINAR

"Phase Wrapping in the Galactic Disk and Formation of the Thick Disk"

Elena D'Onghia, University of Wisconsin-Madison


FRIDAY, October 31, 2014 (Halloween)

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

"Identifying the Legitimate Protostars"

Neal Evans, University of Texas at Austin

November 3 - 7, 2014


MONDAY, November 3, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS SEMINAR (2 talks)

"Title: TBA"

Aaron Smith, University of Texas at Austin


"Title: TBA"

J. Craig Wheeler, University of Texas at Austin


TUESDAY, November 4, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

"Shedding Lyman Alpha Light on Cosmological Reionization"

James Rhoads, Arizona State University


WEDNESDAY, November 5, 2014

12:00 PM (Noon)

RLM 15.216B

STELLAR SEMINAR

"Magneto-Rotational Instability in Massive Stars"

J. Craig Wheeler, University of Texas at Austin

3:00 PM

RLM 15.216B

COSMOS SEMINAR

"Thirty Meter Telescope: The Next Generation of Ground-Based Optical/Infrared Observatory"

Warren Skidmore, TMT Observatory

4:15 PM

RLM 4.102

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

"Title: TBA"

John O. Dabiri, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)


THURSDAY, November 6, 2014

3:30 PM

RLM 15.216B

EXGAL SEMINAR

"Title: TBA"

Daniel Perley, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)


FRIDAY, November 7, 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 Stars with Cool Companions"

Kevin Gullikson, University of Texas at Austin