CfA Colloquium Schedule Fall 2004
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Date Speaker Topic Host
09/09/04 Caroline Terquem
(Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris and Universite Paris 7)
Planet-disk Interactions and Orbital Migration

[Video of the Presentation]
Matt Holman
(Theoretical Astrophysics)
09/16/04 Chris Carilli
Radio Astronomical Probes of Cosmic Reionization

[Video of the Presentation]
Lincoln Greenhill
(Radio and Geoastronomy)
09/23/04 Uros Seljak
(Princeton University)
Cosmology with Sloan Digital Sky Survey

[Video of the Presentation]
Matias Zaldarriaga
(Theoretical Astrophysics)
09/30/04 Meg Urry
(Yale University)
In Search of Supermassive Black Holes

[Video of the Presentation]
Antonella Fruscione
(High Energy Astrophysics)
10/07/04 Len Fisk
(University of Michigan)
Behavior of the Open Magnetic Flux of the Sun

[Video of the Presentation]
Leon Golub
(High Energy Astrophysics)
10/14/04 Chris Martin
Galaxy Evolution Explorer (Galex)

[Video of the Presentation]
Mike Pahre
(Optical and Infrared Astronomy)
10/21/04 Knut Olsen
(Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory )
Globular Clusters and the Disks of Nearby Galaxies

[Video of the Presentation]
Paul Green
(High Energy Astrophysics Division)
10/28/04 Scott A. Hughes
Gravitational Waves: A Tool for Studying Black Hole Physics

[Video of the Presentation]
Rosanne Di Stefano
(Theoretical Astrophysics)
11/04/04 Bruce Balick
(University of Washington)
Stars as Artists: The Shaping of Planetary Nebulae

[Video of the Presentation]
Andrew Szentgyorgyi
(Optical and Infrared Astronomy)
11/11/04 Veterans Day
11/18/04 Nima Arkani-Hamed
(Harvard Univ., Physics Dept.)
The Accelerating Universes

[The video of this talk is not available .]
Matias Zaldarriaga
(Theoretical Astrophysics)
11/25/04 Thanksgiving
12/02/04 Ron Walsworth
Multidisciplinary applications with state-selected atoms

[Video of the Presentation]
Kelly Chance
( Atomic and Molecular Physics )
12/09/04 Lori Allen
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
What Spitzer is teaching us about star formation and disk evolution

[Video of the Presentation]

12/16/04 Arieh Konigl
(University of Chicago)
Relativistic Jets in Gamma-Ray Burst Sources and Active Galactic Nuclei

[Video of the Presentation]
George Rybicki
(Theoretical Astrophysics)
Additional Information
Time: Tea - 3:30 PM
Talk - 4:00 PM
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, Center for Astrophysics (unless noted otherwise) [Directions]
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Organizing Committee: Antonella Fruscione and Ramesh Narayan
Webmaster: Elizabeth Galle
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