CfA Colloquium Schedule Fall 2013
 
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Date Speaker Topic Host
09/12/13 Chung-Pei Ma
(UC Berkeley)
Massive Elliptical Galaxies and their Central Black Holes

Shy Genel
09/19/13 Phil Muirhead
(Boston University)
Small Stars with Small Planets and Big Consequences

John Johnson
09/26/13 Edo Berger
(CfA)
Thinking Fourth-Dimensionally

Daniel Eisenstein
10/03/13 Jenny Greene
(Princeton)
To Build an Elliptical Galaxy

Edo Berger
10/10/13 Stella Offner
(Yale)
Modeling Feedback from Low-Mass Stars: Radiation, Outflows, and Winds

Alyssa Goodman
10/17/13 Joan Najita
(NOAO)
From Planetesimals to Giant Planets: Chemical and Dynamical Probes of Planet Formation

Charles Lada
10/24/13 Katie Morzinski
(Arizona)
Direct Imaging of Exoplanets: Remote Sensing of Planetary Systems and Processes

Jennifer Yee
10/31/13 W. Miller Goss
(NRAO)
Under the Radar: the First Woman in Radio Astronomy, Ruby Payne-Scott

David Wilner
11/07/13 Tommaso Treu
(UC Santa Barbara)
Studying Dark Energy and the Dark Ages with Gravitational Lensing

Alicia Soderberg
11/14/13 Steve Allen
(Stanford)
Galaxy Clusters and the Dark Universe

Alexey Vikhlinin
11/21/13 Ben Weiss
(MIT)
Differentiated Planetesimals and the Parent Bodies of Meteorites

Sean Andrews
12/05/13 Gurtina Besla
(Columbia)
The Dwarf Galaxy Zoo

Lars Hernquist
12/12/13 Hilke Schlicting
(MIT)
Planet Formation in the Kepler Era

Ruth Murray-Clay
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: Sean Andrews, and Alexey Vikhlinin
Webmaster: Sean Andrews
 
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