Colloquia Schedule Fall 2015

Colloquia are on Tuesdays (unless otherwise indicated) at 3:30 pm in RLM 15.216B

Sep. 1

No Colloquium scheduled.

Sep. 8

"Convection in Cool Stars, as Revealed through Stellar Brightness Variations"


Fabienne Bastien

Pennsylvania State University

host: Adam Kraus or Bill Cochran

Sep. 15

"Compact Objects in Globular Clusters"


Thomas Maccarone

Texas Tech

host: Karl Gebhardt

Sep. 22

"Convection in Low-Mass Stellar Evolution, or 'What about magnetic fields?' "


Gregory Feiden

University of Uppsala, Sweden

host: Andrew Mann

Sep. 29

"Tracing the Cosmic Shutdown of Star Formation in Massive Galaxies"


Katherine Whitaker

Hubble Fellow, UMass Amherst

host: Steve Finkelstein

Oct. 6

"The Assembly of Disk Galaxies"


Susan Kassin

Space Telescope Science Institute

host: Rachael Livermore

Oct. 13

"Title: TBA"

Speaker: TBD

Affiliation: TBD

host: TBD

Oct. 20

No Colloquium Scheduled, to avoid conflict with:
Bashfest 2015: Frank N. Bash Symposium 2015, October 18-20, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Frank N. Bash and invited speakers

"New Horizons in Astronomy"

Oct. 27

Tinsley Scholar: Interstellar Group (visiting: Oct 25-31)

"Title: TBA"

Stella Offner

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

host: Neal Evans

Nov. 3

Tinsley Scholar: Theory Group (visiting: late Oct - early Nov)

"Title: TBA"

Ethan Vishniac

University of Saskatchewan

host: TBD

Nov. 10

"Title: TBA"

Philip S. Muirhead

Boston University

host: Adam Kraus

Nov. 17

"New Insights on Galaxy Formation from Comparisons of Simulated and Observed Galaxies"

Joel R. Primack

UC Santa Cruz

host: Paul Shapiro

Nov. 24

"Title: TBA"

Speaker: TBD

Affiliation: TBD

host: TBD

Dec. 1

DeVaucouleurs Medalist

"Title: TBA"

Adam Riess

Johns-Hopkins University, and Space Telescope Science Institute

host: TBD

Dec. 8

"Title: TBA"

Ori Fox

Space Telescope Science Institute

host: Jeff Silverman

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