Astronomy Colloquia at Caltech for 2001-2002

Colloquia are Wednesdays at 4 pm in room 155 Arms

Tea at 3:45 pm in the astrophysics library in Robinson

October 3 Shri Kulkarni (Caltech)
New classes of Neutron Stars: Anomalous X-ray Pulsars and Soft Gamma-ray Repeaters
October 10 Mike Shull (University of Colorado)
FUSE Studies of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium, Postponed, to be rescheduled
October 10 Chris Condolice (Caltech)
The Formation of Low Mass Galaxies
October 17 Marc Pinsonneault (Ohio State University)
Accretion Disks and the Origin of Stellar Rotation
October 24 Angela Olinto (University of Chicago)
Puzzling Cosmic Rays at the Highest Energies
October 31 Dale Frail (NRAO) (Sabbatical at Caltech)
Gamma-Ray Bursts: Their Energetics and Environment
November 7 Julianne Dalcanton (University of Washington)
Edge-On Disks: A Skinny Window into Galaxy Formation
November 14 Roger Romani (Stanford University)
Transition-Edge Sensors for IR-UV Astronomy: Future Promise and Early Results
November 28 Brenda Dingus (University of Wisconsin)
The Highest Energy Gamma-Rays from Gamma-Ray Bursts
Dec. 5 Abraham Loeb (Harvard University)
The First Sources of Light and the Reionization of the Universe
Jan. 9, 2002 Michael Strauss (Princeton University)
Quasar Science with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Jan 16 Roger Angel (University of Arizona)
20-20 Vision: New Telescopes for the 21st Century (4th Annual Greenstein Lecture)
Jan 23 Marten van Kerkwijk (Utrecht, the Netherlands)
Puzzles Posed by the Nearest Neutron Stars
Jan 30 Ramesh Narayan (Harvard University)
Search for the Black Hole Event Horizon
Feb. 6 Garik Israelian (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Spain))
Early Galactic Evolution of Oxygen
Feb. 13 Wal Sargent (Caltech)
The Quest for Population III
Feb. 20 Mike Shull (University of Colorado)
FUSE Studies of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium
Feb. 27 Piet von Dokkum (Caltech)
Early-type galaxies: Old stars in young galaxies
March 6 Kirpal Nandra (NASA/Goddard)
Probing Black Hole Environments with X-ray Emission Lines: New Results from XMM and Chandra
March 13 Liese van Zee
Star Formation Activity in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies
March 20 Ron Ekers (CSIRO/Australia)
The Future of Radio Astronomy - a Square Kilometer Array
April 3 Raffaele Gratton (Astronomical Observatory, Padua, Italy)
Abundances in Globular Cluster Turn Off Stars
April 10 Brad Hansen (UCLA)
Old white dwarfs in the disk, halo and globular clusters
April 17 Piero Madau (U. California at Santa Cruz)
Probing the End of the Cosmic Dark Ages
April 24 Rosalba Perna (Harvard)
The interaction of GRBs with their environment: What we can learn from and about GRBs
May 1 Mike Shao (JPL)
Mike Shao's talk on the Keck Interferometer will be rescheduled for next fall
May 1 Paolo Padoan (JPL)
Star Formation from Turbulent Fragmentation
May 8 Rolf Kudritzki (Hawaii)
Extragalactic Stellar Astronomy
May 15 Kim Venn (Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota)
(Kim Venn's talk has been cancelled)
May 15 Barbara Ryden (Ohio State University)
Morphological Evolution of Elliptical Galaxies
May 22 Meg Urry (Yale University)
AGN, Host Galaxies, and Black Holes
May 29 Charles Steidel (Caltech)
The Universe at Redshift 3
June 5 Judy Cohen (Caltech)
The Universe at Redshift 1

Last Modified: Aug. 13, 2001
Judith Cohen / x.4005 /