ASTRONOMY TEA-TALKS AT CALTECH

Room 106 Robinson (Ground Floor) -- Mondays, 4:15 pm -- Tea at 4 pm

Organized by: Pieter van Dokkum  ( 626-395-4004 /  pgd@astro.caltech.edu )
Kartik Sheth     ( 626-395-2587 /  kartik@astro.caltech.edu   

Inducements:

Matthew Hunt, Mike Santos, and Bryan Jacoby

All titles are subject to change.


For more astronomy related talks, see:

  • IR/Submm/Mm Sack Lunch Talks  (Tuesday, 12:15pm, Lauritsen 248).
  • UCLA Astrophysics Journal Club (Wednesday, 1pm, Room 8911 Math Sciences )
  • Carnegie Observatories colloquia (Tuesday, 4pm, OCIW Santa Barbara Street Lecture Hall).
  • IPAC lunch talks (Wednesday, 12:15pm, IPAC Conference Room 102).
  • Caltech Astronomy colloquia (Wednesday, 4pm, Rm 155 Arms; tea at 3:45 pm in the Robinson astrophysics library).
  • Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talks (Friday, 12:15pm, OCIW Santa Barbara Street Conference Room)
  • Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars (listings for various seminars).
  • Marcin Sawicki's weekly compilation of astro talks.
  • January 2001:
    January 8
    No talk due to the AAS meeting.
    January 15
    Chris Conselice (STSCI)
    "The Physical Evolution of Galaxies 0 < z < 4"
    January 22
    Richard Ellis (Caltech)
    "Cosmology with Supernovae: Where Next?"
    January 29
    Tommaso Treu (Caltech)
    "Field Early-Type Galaxies at Intermediate and High Redshift"

    February 2001:
    February 5
    Daniel Reichart (Caltech)
    "Gamma Ray Burst Distance Estimators"
    February 12
    Pieter van Dokkum (Caltech)
    "Early-Type Galaxies: Old Stars in Young Galaxies"
    February 20 (Tuesday)
    2 pm, Rm. 106 Robinson
    Note non-standard date/time:
    Talk rescheduled due to Presidents' Day.
    Thomas Henning (Univ. of Jena)
    "Formation of Massive Stars"
    February 26
    Norbert Christlieb (Hamburg)
    "The Stellar Content of the Hamburg/ESO Objective-Prism Survey"

    March 2001:
    March 5
    Adwin Boogert (Caltech)
    "Tracing Protostellar Evolution with Observations of Ices"
    March 12
    Omar Almaini (Edinburgh)
    "Public Surveys with the UKIRT Wide Field Camera"
    March 19
    Alin Panaitescu (Princeton)
    "Energetics and Collimation of Gamma Ray Burst Afterglows"
    Abstract
    March 26
    Solange Ramirez (Caltech)
    "Stellar Abundances in the Galactic Center"

    April 2001:
    April 2
    Ajit Kembhavi ( IUCAA, Pune, India)
    "The Photometric Plane of Galaxies"
    April 9
    Douglas Finkbeiner (Berkeley)
    "Dust in Orion: Testing the SFD98 Reddening Map with SDSS"
    April 16
    Kartik Sheth (Caltech)
    "Star Formation in Bars"
    April 23
    No talk scheduled
    April 30
    Bob Rutledge (Caltech)
    "Transient Neutron Stars in Quiescence, Their Emission and Radii"

    May 2001:
    May 7


    May 14
    Chuck Steidel (Caltech)
    "The Cosmic Web: The Connection Between Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium at z ~ 3"
    May 21
    Crystal Martin (Caltech)
    "Galactic Winds: The View from FUSE and Chandra"
    May 28
    Memorial Day

    June 2001:
    June 4
    Massimo Stiavelli (STScI)
    "The Stellar Populations of Lyman Alpha Emitting Galaxies at z = 2.4"


    Previous talks in: 2000 , 1999, 1998


    Last update: 04/27/01 by gks@astro.caltech.edu