APS Colloquia

Colloquia for Spring 2016

Date Speaker Institution Talk Title Contact
11 Jan Carol Raymond JPL Unveiling an Alien World: Dawn at Ceres Nick Schneider
18 Jan No colloquium on University holiday Martin Luther King holiday
25 Jan No colloquium Not applicable Cancelled due to snow disruption of speaker's travel Mike Shull
01 Feb Megan Donahue Michigan State Univ. Precipitation and Galaxy Evolution Mike Shull
04 Feb Zachory Berta-Thompson MIT A First Glimpse of the Diversity of Low-Mass Planets Phil Armitage
08 Feb Ian Crossfield Univ of Arizona Small Planets, Cool Stars and New Atmospheres Phil Armitage
11 Feb Elisa Quintana NASA-Ames Constraints on Planet Formation from Kepler’s Multiple Planet Systems Phil Armitage
15 Feb Laura Blecha Univ of Maryland The Dynamic Lives of Supermassive Black Holes in Merging Galaxies Phil Armitage
18 Feb Katherine Deck Caltech The role of resonances in the evolution of planetary systems Phil Armitage
22 Feb Jennifer Yee Harvard/CfA Probing Planets at Several AU with Microlensing Phil Armitage
25 Feb Michele Trenti Univ of Melbourne Dark and Light at Cosmic Dawn Phil Armitage
29 Feb Ann-Marie Madigan UC Berkeley The importance of being eccentric: Stars and gas in the Galactic center Phil Armitage
03 Mar Philipp Moesta UC Berkeley Extreme Core-collapse Supernovae in Three Dimensions Phil Armitage
07 Mar Phil Armitage Univ of Colorado Astrophysical Implications of the LIGO Detections Mike Shull
14 Mar Merav Opher Boston University The Structure of the Heliosphere Revisited: Magnetized Jets Driven by the Sun Steve Cranmer
17 Mar Tiago Pereira Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo The Mg II lines as a window into the solar atmosphere Mark Rast
21 Mar No colloq (Spring Break) Spring Break
28 Mar Scott Ransom NRAO-Charlottesville But wait! There's more! A Wealth of Science from Millisecond Pulsars Mike Shull
30 Mar Adam Kowalski NASA/GSFC Heliophysics Science Division The Optical and Near-Ultraviolet Continuum Emission in Stellar Flares Mark Rast
04 Apr Geronimo Villaneuva NASA-Goddard Mars: The Planet that Lost an Ocean’s worth of Water Nick Schneider
11 Apr No colloquium
12 Apr Rebecca Centeno Elliott High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research Polarimetry: Pinning down the Sun's magnetism Mark Rast
18 Apr Gregory G. Howes University of Iowa Turbulence in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas Steve Cranmer
25 Apr Holly Gilbert NASA Goddard Solar prominences: bringing space-based and ground-based observations together Steve Cranmer
02 May Jason Kalirai Space Telescope Science Institute Frontier Science with the James Webb Space Telescope Mike Shull

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