CfA Colloquium Schedule Spring 2007
 
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Date Speaker Topic Host
01/25/07 Douglas Finkbeiner
(CfA)
"Exciting" Dark Matter and the 511 keV line.

[The video of this talk is not available .]
Alyssa Goodman
02/01/07 Shri Kulkarni
(Caltech)
An explosion of cosmic explosions

[Video of the Presentation]
Ramesh Narayan
02/08/07 Matias Zaldarriaga
(CfA)
Probing the Early Universe with the Cosmic Microwave Background

[Video of the Presentation]
Dimitar Sasselov
02/15/07 Feryal Ozel
(University of Arizona)
Peeking into a Neutron Star: Neutrons, Condensates, or Quarks?

[Video of the Presentation]
Pat Slane
02/22/07 Lynne Hillenbrand
(Caltech)
From Protostars to Planets to Debris Around Young Suns

[Video of the Presentation]
Lori Allen
03/01/07 John Bally
(University of Colorado)
Star and Planet Formation in Orion, Perseus, and Cepheus

[Video of the Presentation]
Bob Wilson
03/08/07 Faith Vilas
(MMT Observatory)
Probing Near-Earth Asteroid Characteristics: The Japanese Hayabusa Mission to Asteroid 25143 Itokawa

[Video of the Presentation]
Daniel Fabricant
03/15/07 Felix Aharonian
(MPI Heidelberg)
High Energy Processes in Shell-type SNRs and Pulsar Wind Nebulae

Doug Finkbeiner
03/22/07 Kevin Luhman
(Pennsylvania State University)
The Origin of Brown Dwarfs

[Video of the Presentation]
Eric Mamajek
03/29/07 David Sanders
(University of Hawaii)
The Origin and Evolution of Luminous Infrared Galaxies: new results from the Spitzer-COSMOS survey.

[Video of the Presentation]
Margaret Geller
04/05/07 Beth Willman
(CfA)
Clay Lecture:
The Stellar Halos of Galaxies


[Video of the Presentation]
Charles Alcock
04/12/07 Mike Brown
(Caltech)
The Dwarf Planets of the Outer Solar System

[Video of the Presentation]
Dan Green
04/19/07 Debra Meloy Elmegreen
(Vassar College)
Clumpy Galaxies in the Early Universe

[Video of the Presentation]
John Huchra
04/26/07 Warren Brown
(CfA)
Bok Prize Lecture:
Discoveries of Hypervelocity Stars and What They Tell Us About the Galactic Center


[Video of the Presentation]
Margaret Geller
05/03/07 Mike Shull
(University of Colorado)
Search for the Missing Baryons

[Video of the Presentation]
Andrea Dupree
05/10/07 Robert Kirshner
(CfA)
Fundamentals of Supernova Cosmology

[Video of the Presentation]
Daniel Fabricant
05/17/07 Lisa Kaltenegger
(CfA)
pH Lecture:
Spectral Fingerprints of Earth-like Exoplanets


[Video of the Presentation]
Charles Alcock
05/24/07 Antony Stark
(CfA)
Cosmology and Galactic Astronomy from the South Pole

[Video of the Presentation]
Bob Wilson
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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