|January 11||Elizabeth Barton (Harvard)
"Tidal Tails, Starbursts and Mergers"
|January 18||Bob Rutledge (Caltech)
"Thermal X-ray Spectra of Transient Neutron Stars in Quiescence"
|January 25||Henk Hoekstra (Kapteyn Institute)
"Weak Lensing: What One Can Do with HST Mosaics"
|February 1||Richard Ellis (IoA)
"Resolved Studies of Distant Galaxies: Addressing the Origin of the Hubble Sequence"
|February 8||Kris Stanek (CfA)
"Fixing the Lower Rungs of the Cosmological Distance Ladder"
Ben Metcalf (Berkeley)
"The Gravitational Lensing of Supernovae and the Nature of Dark Matter"
|February 15||Presidents' Day -- Caltech Holiday|
|February 22||Leonardo Testi (Caltech)
"Young (Proto-)Clusters: an Observational View of the Latest Trend in Star Formation"
|March 1||George Djorgovski and Re'em Sari (Caltech)
"The optical afterglow, the redshift and the energetics of the super-bright GRB of 23 January 1999"
|March 8||Ben Zuckerman (UCLA)
"Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Martian Micro-organisms, Carl Sagan, and the Keck Telescopes"
|March 15||Tom Murphy (Caltech)
"Integral Field Spectroscopy at Palomar"
|March 22||Rick Edelson (UCLA)
"Probing the Central Regions of Active Galaxies with X-ray Variability"
|March 29||Todd Small (Caltech)
"Large-Scale Structure and Galaxy Clustering from z = 0.2 to z = 0.5"
|April 5||Ariyeh Maller (UCSC)
"Weighing Spiral Galaxies"
|April 12||Christian Wolf (Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy)
"Multicolour Classsification and Quasars in the Early Universe"
|April 19||Eiichi Egami (Caltech)
"Probing a z~4 Hyperluminous IR Galaxy with a Gravitational Lens"
|April 26||Jeremy Mould (Mt. Stromlo & Siding Spring Obs.)
"Implications of the H0 Key Project for Cosmology"
|May 3||Ben Weiner (OCIW)
"Using Barred Galaxies to Probe the Structure of Dark Halos"
|May 10||Shardha Jogee (Caltech)
"Molecular Dilemna: To Starburst Or Not To Starburst"
|May 17||Bloom/Djorgovski/Kulkarni (Caltech)
"New Results in GRBs: Dusty Hosts, Hypernova and Jets"
|May 24||No talk scheduled|
|May 31||Memorial Day|
|July 30||Peter Papadopoulos (Leiden)
"CO(4-3) and sub-mm Continuum from Two Powerful High-z Radio Galaxies; Evidence for Massive Mergers"
|August 2||Lindsay King (MPA)
"Cluster Mass Profiles from Weak Lensing: Shear vs. Magnification Information"
|August 20||Alastair Edge (Durham)
"Molecular Gas in Cooling Flows"
|September 6||Labor Day: No talk scheduled.|
|September 13||Susan Stolovy (Caltech)
Blackening of the Black Sea: Footage of the August 11, 1999 Solar Eclipse"
|September 20||No talk scheduled.|
|September 27||No talk scheduled.|
|October 4||Daniel Reichart (Univ. of Chicago)
"GRBs as a Probe of the Very High Redshift Universe"
|October 11||Columbus Day: No talk scheduled.|
|October 18||Kim Burtnyk (Australian National University)
"Cosmopolitics: Communicating Your Results to the Public Who Supports You"
|October 25||Xiaohui Fan (Princeton)
"High-Redshift Quasars from SDSS"
|November 1||Crystal Martin (Caltech)
"Evidence for Secondary Sources of Heating in the Warm Ionized Medium"
|November 8||Talk postponed to November 15|
|November 15||Robert Brunner (Caltech)
"Science with a Virtual Observatory: The Digital Sky Project"
|November 22||Fabian Walter (Caltech)
"The Violent Interstellar Medium of Dwarf Galaxies"
|November 29||Pat Cote (Caltech)
"Evidence for the Hierarchical Formation of the Galactic Spheroid"
Daniel Kelson (CIW)
"Keck Observations of Galaxy Evolution: First Results of Absorption Line Strengths from z=0.33 to z=0.83"
|December 13||Eva Schinnerer (Caltech)
"Bars and Warps Traced by the Molecular Gas in NGC 1068
|December 20||Brian Mason (Caltech)
"An Improved Measurement of H0 from the SZE?"
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