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Astronomy Tea Talks at Caltech

Mondays, Hameetman auditorium (Cahill)
Tea:  4.00pm
Talk: 4.15pm

Organized by:

2008 - 2009 season:
4 August 2008 Jayanta Roy (NCRA)

"The Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope and its Enhanced Capability with a New Software Back-End"

TUESDAY 19 August 2008 Tobias Goerdt (Hebrew University)

"The formation of ultra-compact dwarf galaxies and nucleated dwarf galaxies"

15 September 2008 Hai Fu (Caltech)

"Extended Emission-Line Regions: Remnants of Quasar Superwinds?"

22 September 2008 Mark Ammons (UCSC)

"Detection of Distributed Young Stellar Populations in Strong AGN at z~1 with Keck AO."

TUESDAY
23 September 2008
Jonathan Trump (Tucson)

"Fueling and Obscuration of Faint and Low-Mass AGN in COSMOS"

29 September 2008 Brian Siana (Caltech)

"The Spitzer View of Lyman Break Galaxies: Testing Star Formation Rate Diagnostics at High Redshift"

6 October 2008 Kartik Sheth (SSC)

"Using Evolution of Barred Spiral Galaxies to Reconstruct the Assembly of Spiral Galaxies:
Latest Results from the COSMOS and DEEP Surveys"

13 October 2008 Thomas Greif (Heidelberg)

"The Formation of the First Galaxies"

24 October 2008 Karin Oberg (Leiden)

"The evolution of ices around solar-type protostars"

27 October 2008 Stella Offner (UC Berkeley)

"Observations of Star Formation Simulations"

TUESDAY
28 October 2008
Tim Eifler (Bonn)

"Measuring Cosmic Shear With Ring Statistics"

3 November 2008 Genevieve Graves (UC Santa Cruz)

"Dissecting the Red Sequence: Star Formation Histories and Structure of Early Type Galaxies"

11:00am!
10 November 2008
Danilo Marchesini (Yale)

"The evolution of the stellar mass function of galaxies from z=4"

10 November 2008 Evan Kirby (UC Santa Cruz)

"Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks"

17 November 2008 Louise Edwards (IPAC)

"Line Emission in Cooling Flow Brightest Cluster Galaxies"

24 November 2008 Kristian Finlator (Arizona)

"Computing Reionization with the Moments of the Transfer Equation:
First Results on Topology"

1 December 2008 Jeff Cooke (UC Irvine)

"The Detection of z > 2 Type IIn Supernovae in the CFHTLS Deep Fields"

2 December 2008 Matthew Turk (Stanford)

"The formation of population III protostars"

8 December 2008 Tonia Venters (Chicago)

"The Multi-wavelength View of the Gamma-ray Sky"

11:00am!
15 December 2008
Kevin Covey (CfA)

"The Age of B59 and the Pipe Nebula: Implications for the Star Formation Timescale"

15 December 2008 Andreas Pawlik (Leiden Observatory)

"TRAPHIC - radiative transfer for large hydrodynamical simulation of cosmic reionization"

22 December 2008 Johan Richard (ICC, University of Durham)

"Strong-lensing analysis of the most massive lensing clusters"

29 December 2008

Winter Break

5 January 2009

12 January 2009 Demerese Salter (Leiden)

"Captured at millimeter wavelengths: a flare from the Classical T Tauri Star DQ Tau"

TUESDAY
13 January 2009
Laurent Loinard (UNAM)

"The Space Distribution of Nearby Star-formation"

THURSDAY (11AM!!!)
15 January 2009
Mark Sargent (MPIA)

"The role of environment in the growth of disk galaxies: surface brightness, size & star formation histories"

TUESDAY
20 January 2009
Hugo Messias OAL/UCR

"A multiwavelength approach to the properties of Extremely Red Galaxies"

22 January 2009 Stefania Giodini (MPE)

"Stellar and total barion mass fractions in groups and clusters since redshift 1"

26 January 2009 Jessica Lu (Caltech)

"An adaptive optics perspective on star formation around a supermassive black hole."

2 February 2009

9 February 2009 Shelley Wright (UC Irvine)

"Spatially Resolved Spectroscopy of Galactic Disks, Mergers, and Weak AGN in the Early Universe"

16 February 2009

23 February 2009 Julianne Dalcanton (UW)

"Stellar Populations with HST: Constraints on Astrophysical Timescales"

2 March 2009 Peter Capak (Spitzer)

"New Perspectives on Galaxy evolution from the COSMOS survey"

9 March 2009 Quinn Konopacky (UCLA)

"High Precision Dynamical Masses for Brown Dwarfs"

16 March 2009 Richard Ellis (Caltech) and Jason Rhodes (JPL)

"Ninety Years of Gravitational Lensing: A Pilgrimage to `Eddington's Island'" and "HALO: The High Altitude Lensing Observatory"

23 March 2009 Lucy Fortson (Chicago / Adler Planetarium)

"The Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (VERITAS)"

30 March 2009 Christoph Baranec (Caltech)

"Observing With Ground-Layer Adaptive Optics"

TUESADAY
31 March 2009
Anca Constantin (Harvard Smithsonian CfA)

"Lessons on galactic nuclear activity from cosmic voids"

6 April 2009 Luc Dessart (Marseille)

"Quantitative Spectroscopy of Core-Collapse Supernovae and Applications"

13 April 2009 Mayank Vahia (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)

"Archaeo-Astronomy in Indian context"

20 April 2009 David Polishook (Tel-Aviv University)

The 'Light Revolution' - On the effect of light on the revolutions of asteroids"

27 April 2009

4 May 2009 Leonidas Moustakas (JPL)

The dark sector and galaxy evolution @JPL

TUESDAY
5 May 2009
4:00 - 5:30
David Jauncey (CSIRO/ATNF)
David DeBoer (ATNF)

"ISS and IDV; telling the difference"
"An Engineer's Astronomers' Guide to the Australian SKA Pathfinder"

11 May 2009 Tassos Fragos (Northwestern)

"Models for X-Ray Binaries: Galactic and extragalactic populations"

18 May 2009

25 May 2009 Memorial Day

1 June 2009 Thiago Goncalves (Caltech)

Thursday
11 June 2009
Poshak Gandhi (RIKEN, Japan)

"New constraints on accretion from rapid optical and X-ray timing observations of black hole binaries"

22 June 2009 Miller Goss (NRAO)

"Under the Radar- The First Woman Radio Astronomer- Ruby Payne-Scott"

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