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Astronomy Tea Talks at Caltech

Mondays, Robinson 106
Tea:  4.00pm
Talk: 4.15pm

Organised by:

2004 - 2005 season:

21 September 2004
Chris Vale (Berkeley)
"Prospects for measuring dark energy with weak lensing in upcoming surveys: a theorist's view"
27 September 2004 Jon Gair (CalTech)
"Holiodesy batman! Studying extreme mass ratio inspirals with LISA"
4 October 2004 Richard Massey (CalTech)
"Measuring the shapes of galaxies in the HST COSMOS survey"
18 October 2004 Kartik Sheth (CalTech)
"OVRO detection of molecular gas in the faintest sub-mm galaxy to date"
25 October 2004 Derek Fox (CalTech)
"Rapid-response observations of Gamma-Ray Bursts"
1 November 2004 Dave Sand (CalTech)
"A search for gravitationally-lensed arcs in the HST/WFPC2 archive & the implications for cluster dark matter density profiles"
8 November 2004 Paolo Tozzi (Trieste)
"Properties of the Intra Cluster Medium at high redshifts"
9 November 2004
Xavier Hernandez (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)
"Tying down the arms of the Milky Way: a determination of the number of arms and pattern speed for our Galaxy"
15 November 2004 Marina Shmakova (SLAC)
"Observations of cluster substructure using weakly lensed sextupole moments"
22 November 2004 Alicia Soderberg (CalTech)
"A radio perspective on the GRB/SN connection"
29 November 2004 Subhanjoy Mohanty (CfA Harvard)
"Brown dwarf formation and disk accretion"
30 November 2004
Bram Venemans (Leiden)
"Protoclusters associated with distant radio galaxies"
6 December 2004 Kayhan Gultekin (University of Maryland)
"Intermediate-mass black hole formation and gravitational waves"
17 January 2005 Doug Finkbeiner (Princeton)
"WMAP microwave emission interpreted as dark matter annihilation in the inner galaxy"
24 January 2005 Scott Chapman (CalTech)
"A kinematic portrait of the outer halo of M31"
31 January 2005
Darren Croton (MPA, Garching)
"The many lives of AGN: from super-massive black holes to host galaxy colours and luminosities"
31 January 2005
Arjen van der Wel (Leiden)
"Mass-dependent evolution of early-type galaxies: the fundamental plane at z=1"
14 February 2005 Avishay Gal-Yam (CalTech)
"A complete characterization of the transient radio sky down to 6 mJy at 1.4 GHz"
22 February 2005
Dimitri Pourbaix (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
"Detection of multiple stars and planetary systems with space astrometry: similarities and differences"
28 February 2005 No talk
7 March 2005 Hans Boehringer (MPE, Garching)
"X-ray galaxy clusters as cosmological probes"
28 March 2005 Bill Borucki (NASA Ames)
"Finding Planets with the Kepler Space Mission"
11 April 2005 Jonathan Tan (ETH, Zurich)
"Massive star and star cluster formation in the Orion nebula"
9 May 2005 Matthew Muterspaugh (MIT)
"PHASES: The Palomar High-precision Astrometric Search for Exoplanet Systems"

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