Colloquium Schedule

Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are held in SW221 at 4:00 p.m. (unless noted below)
Colloquium Teas are held in SW113 at 3:30 p.m. (unless noted below)

Academic Year 2013-2014





Department Welcome Tea
3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

August 27
Brian Fields
(University of Illinois)
A Bitter Pill: The Primordial Lithium Problem September 17
Danielle Lucero
(University of Cape Town)

KAT-7 Science Verification, MeerKAT and Beyond

October 8
David Morrison
(SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center)

Edmondson Lecture: The Chelyabinsk Meteor: A Cosmic
Wake-up Call?
Rawles Hall 100

October 14

David Morrison
(SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center)  

Edmondson Colloquium: Exploring Near-Earth-Asteroids: Science, Astronaut Destinations, Planetary Defense October 15
Szabolcs Meszaros
(Indiana University)
The APOGEE Survey November 12
Daryl Haggard
(Northwestern University)   
G2 as a Probe of Sgr A*'s Hot Environs: A View from Chandra and VLA November 19
Eric Bell
(University of

The Effects and Importance of
Galaxy Merging in a Cosmological Context

December 3
Mike Boylan-Kolchin
(University of Maryland)
Galaxy Formation and
Dark Matter in the Local
December 10
Patricia Moravec
(Indiana University)
Undergraduate Honors
January 14
Ralf Kotulla
(University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee)

Reducing WIYN Imaging Data - Status and Recent Progress with the ODI and WHIRC Pipelines

January 28
Claude-André Faucher-Giguère
(Northwestern University)
Feedback-Regulated Star Formation on Galactic and Cosmological Scales February 11
Jonathan Bird
(Vanderbilt University)
New Insights from the Milky Way and Simulated Assembly Histories: Disk Galaxies May Form Upside-Down February 18
Eric Feigelson
(Pennsylvania State University)

MYStIX: A New Look at Clustered Star Formation

February 25
Eric Feigelson
(Pennsylvania State University)
Tea Room SW 113
February 26
Mercedes Lopez-Morales
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
The Study of Exoplanetary Atmospheres: Present and Future March 11
Heather Jacobson

The Zoology of Metal-Poor Stars: Latest News From the SkyMapper Survey
SW 221

March 19
Warren Skidmore
(Thirty Meter Telescope)
Thirty Meter Telescope: The
Next Generation of Ground Based Optical/Infra Red Observatory
March 25
Harriet Dinerstein
(University of Texas)

The Chemical Diversity of Planetary Nebulae: Nature and Nurture.

April 1
Richard de Grijs
(Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University)
Not-So-Simple Stellar Populations in Local Group Star Clusters April 8
Megan Donahue
(Michigan State University)

The CLASH Survey: Early Results on Clusters of Galaxies, High Redshift Galaxies, and Supernova

April 22
Annual Department Awards Ceremony
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
April 24
Jongsuk Hong
(Indiana University)
Black Hole Binaries in Galactic Nuclei and Gravitational Waves". April 29
Jay Strader
(Michigan State University)

Black Holes in Globular Clusters
SW 219

May 13