ngc 602
STELLAR SEMINAR
Astronomy 383T - Spring 2009
W 12:00 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 48590

Professor

Chris Sneden · RLM 15.312A · MWF 1-2 · (512) 471-1349 · email


Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title


Jan 21

Chris Sneden

University of Texas at Austin

Organizational Meeting


Jan 28

Chris Sneden

University of Texas at Austin

"Twilight of the Rare Earths"


Feb 04

The UMP-Star Dream Team

University of Texas at Austin

"Low Metallicity Stars and the Next Generation Optical Telescopes"


Feb 11

Ian Roederer

University of Texas at Austin

"The End of Nucleosynthesis"
abstract


Feb 18

G. Fritz Benedict

University of Texas at Austin

"Parallaxes of the Newly Dead: Improved Distances to Planetary Nebulae Central Stars"
abstract


Feb 25

Tammy Smecker-Hane

University of California, Irvine

"News on Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies: More Evidence of Complex Star Formation Histories"


Mar 04

David L. Lambert

Director, McDonald Observatory

"Titanium and its Isotopes in Stars"


Mar 11

Kurtis Williams

University of Texas at Austin

"White Dwarfs and Issues in Intermediate-Mass Stellar Evolution"


Mar 18

Spring Break

Spring Break: March 16-20


Mar 25

Edward L. Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

"Exploring the Star Dragon's Lair: The Mass and Evolutionary State of SS Cygni"


Apr 01

Thomas Barnes

University of Texas at Austin

"NSF; things you should know about stimulus funding and the proposal review process"
abstract


Apr 08

Bi Qing For

University of Texas at Austin

"The Chemical Composition of Galactic Field Horizontal Branch Stars"


Apr 08

Julie Hollek

University of Texas at Austin

Journal Club: "Beryllium Abundances and Star Formation in the Halo and in the Thick Disk" by Smiljanic et al. (2009)


Apr 15

Andy McWilliam

Carnegie Observatories

"Probing Nucleosynthesis and Galaxy Evolution with RGB Stars" (Dr. McWilliam is the Tinsley Visiting Scholar: Stars Group)


Apr 24

Katherine Freese

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

"Dark Stars" (Stellar Seminar Attendees for Wednesday, 22 April are directed, instead, to attend Dr. Katherine Freese's Theory Group Seminar presentation on April 24, 2:00 p.m., in RLM 5.104)


Apr 29

 

No talk scheduled.


May 06

Dan M. Watson

University of Rochester, NY

Joint Stellar and Interstellar Matter Seminar: "Disk structure, grain growth and mineralization: observations of the evolution of dust in protoplanetary disks"abstract

NGC 602: Star forming region (NASA/ESA)