PLANETS/LIFE/ISM SEMINAR
Astronomy 393S - Spring 2010
F 2:00 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 49130

Professor

Sally Dodson-Robinson · RLM 17.218 · TBA · (512) 471-7774 · email

Martian Dust Devil Trails [HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA]

Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title


Jan 22

Sarah Dodson-Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

Organizational Meeting


Jan 29

Sarah Dodson-Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

"Extrasolar Kuiper Belts"


Jan 29

Joel Green

University of Texas at Austin

"DIGIT (Dust, Ice, and Gas in Time): Herschel-PACS Full Spectral Scans of Young Stellar Objects - HD 100546 and DK Cha"
abstract


Feb 05

host: Neal Evans

University of Texas at Austin

"Panel Discussion by All Faculty and Research Scientists in the Field: 'What are the Main Questions in the Field of Planetary Systems Science?' "


Feb 12

Sarah Dodson-Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

Journal Club: "The Solar Nebula on Fire: A Solution to the Carbon Deficit in the Inner Solar System" by Jeong-Eun Lee, Ted Bergin, and Hideko Nomura


Feb 19

Zoe Leinhardt

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

"The Formation of the Collisional Family around the Dwarf Planet Haumea"
abstract


Feb 26

John Lacy

University of Texas at Austin

"Modeling Circumstellar Disks and Shells: Radiative Transfer in Dust and Gas"


Mar 05

Amanda Heiderman & Sarah Dodson-Robinson

University of Texas at Austin

"Women in Astronomy: Progress Report"


Mar 12

 

No talk scheduled.


Mar 19

Spring Break

University of Texas at Austin

Spring Break: March 15-20. Buildings open and staff working, but classes and seminars not being held this week.


Mar 26

Alan Sluder

University of Texas at Austin

"The Molecular Biophysics of Habitability"


Apr 02

Jared Rand

University of Texas at Austin

"Precision Radial Velocity Measurements: Techniques for Finding Extrasolar Jupiters"


Apr 09

Angelle Tanner

Georgia State University

"Overview of High Angular Resolution Imaging"


Apr 16

 

 

No talk scheduled.


Apr 23

Erik Brugamyer

University of Texas at Austin

PhD Qualifying Exam/2nd Year Defense: "Silicon Abundances in Planet Host-Stars"


Apr 30

 

 

No talk scheduled.


May 7

James J. Hermes

University of Texas at Austin

PhD Qualifying Exam (2nd Year Defense): "Dead Stars, Living Planets: Progress on the Search for Companions to White Dwarf Stars"