Astronomy Colloquia at Caltech for 2000-2001

Colloquia are Wednesdays at 4 pm in room 155 Arms

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

October 4 Michael Norman (UC San Diego)
When and How did the First Stars Form ?
October 11 Scott Burles (University of Chicago)
Sharpening the Predictions of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
October 18 Ann Esin (Caltech)
Towards Understanding the Structure of Accretion Flows around Galactic Black Holes
October 25 David Lambert (University of Texas)
Steps towards Understanding the Death of a Low Mass Star -- Spectroscopic analyses of RV Tauri and R Coronae Borealis Stars
November 1 Tony Readhead (Caltech)
Cosmic Microwave Background Observations with the Cosmic Background Imager
November 8 Neil de Grasse Tyson (Rose/Hayden Planetarium, Director)
The Making of the Rose Center for Earth & Space
November 15 Dick McCray (University of Colorado)
SN1987A: the Birth of a Supernova Remnant
November 29 Chung-Pei Ma (University of Pennsylvania)
A New Perspective on Cosmological Structure Formation
Jan. 3 Geoff Marcy (University of California at Berkeley)
The Revolution in Extrasolar Planets (The Third Annual Jesse Greenstein Lecture)
Jan. 10 AAS Meeting (San Diego)
No colloquium
Jan. 17 Donald Lynden-Bell (Cambridge University, England)
From Newton to NUT - Space
(NUT = Newman, Unti and Tamburino)
Jan. 24 Jean Turner (UCLA)
Fine Structure in Starbursts: Super Nebulae and Super Star Clusters
Jan. 31 Steve Shectman (Carnegie)
The Magellan Telescopes
Feb. 7 Tsvi Piran (Racah Institute, Israel)
Gamma-Rays and the Fireball Model
Feb. 14 Doug Lin (U.C.Santa Cruz)
Origin and Evolution of Diverse Extrasolar Planetary Systems
Feb. 21 Josh Frieman (FNAL/U. of Chicago)
Probing the Large-scale structure of the Universe: Early Results from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Feb. 28 Joan Najita (NOAO)
From Stars to Super-Planets: the Low-Mass IMF in the Young Cluster IC348
March 7, 2001 Steve Beckwith (Director, Space Telescope Science Institute)
From Circumstellar Disks to Exoplanets
March 14, 2001 David Chernoff (Cornell University)
Demography of PSRs/NS
April 4 Penny Sackett (Groningen)
A new Era of Microlensing Astrophysics: Cool Jupiters and Cool Stellar Atmospheres
April 11, 2001 Tim Heckman (Johns Hopkins University)
Starbursts and Their Winds: the Big Picture
April 18 Sally Oey (Lowell Obs.)
Consequences of Massive Star Feedback in Star-forming Galaxies
April 25 George Efstathiou (Cambridge, England)
The Role of Supernovae in Galaxy Formation
May 2 Ralph Pudritz (McMaster University, Canada)
Globular Cluster Formation
May 9 John Lattanzio (Monash University, Victoria, Australia
The Stellar Evolution Revolution: Nucleosynthesis for Dummies
May 16 Bohdan Paczynski (Princeton)
All Sky Monitoring for Variability
May 23 Vicki Kaspi (McGill University)
Diversity Among Young Neutron Stars
May 30 Eve Ostriker (University of Maryland)
The structure and evolution of molecular clouds: insights from numerical simulations

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