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OIR Lunch Talks, Spring 2001
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Held from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in the Pratt Conference Room, PG-04, unless moved to Phillips Auditorium.
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The CfA Colloquium Schedule is also available.

4 January
12:30 pm Philips Auditorium
Dr. Leonid Berdnikov (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow)
Period changes in Cepheids
11 January no lunch talk (AAS Meeting)
17 January
4:00 pm Special Seminar
Ms. Maryam Modjaz (CfA)
Lick Observatory Supernova Search
18 January Dr. Aaron Barth (CfA)
Measuring Black Hole Masses with Emission-Line Rotation Curves
25 January Mr. Ben Lane (Caltech)
Interferometric Detection of Cepheid Pulsations
1 February Dr. Rudy Wijnands (MIT)
Millisecond X-ray pulsars
7 February
1:30 pm 160 Concord
Dr. Lisa J. Kewley (Mt. Stromlo Observatories)
The Star-Burst- AGN Connection in Infrared Galaxies
8 February Dr. Michael Kurtz (CfA)
Second Order Operators in the NASA ADS Abstract Service
15 February Dr. Anthony Gonzalez (CfA)
The Las Campanas Distant Cluster Survey
22 February Dr. Wesley Traub (CfA)
Terrestrial Planet Finder
1 March Priya Natarajan (Yale)
Correlations in Shapes of Galaxies from Angular Momentum Couplings
1 March
2:00 pm Special Seminar
Roger Angel (Steward Observatory)
The 20/20 Telescope: An Interferometric Concept
for a 30m Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope
7 March
4:00 pm Special Seminar
Rolf Jansen (ESA/ESTEC)
The Nearby Field Galaxy Survey
8 March Dr. Tom Matheson (CfA)
What are Type Ib and Ic Supernovae?
15 March Dr. Paul Groot (CfA)
Spiral Shocks in Close Binary Accretion Disks
22 March Dr. Douglas Finkbeiner (UC Berkeley)
Dust in Orion: Testing the SFD98 Reddening Map with SDSS
29 March Dennis Overbye (New York Times)
Living with Einstein -- Getting to know the bad boy of physics
5 April Talk postponed
12 April Dr. Marc Kuchner (CfA)
The Solar System and Other Flared Disks
19 April Dr. Jiasheng Huang (CfA)
The 2df Survey for a large K-selected Sample
26 April
12:00 noon
Dr. Bill Borucki (NASA/Ames)
The Kepler Mission:
A Mission to Determine the Frequency of Earth-size Planets
1 May
3:00 pm
Dr. Davy Kirkpatrick (IPAC)
L and T Dwarfs:
Bridging the Gap Between Stars and Planets
3 May Mr. Joshua Bloom (Caltech)
Towards the Progenitors of Gamma-Ray Bursts
10 May Dr. Shri Kulkarni (Caltech/MIT)
Anomalous X-ray Pulsars and Soft Gamma-ray Repeaters
17 May Dr. Charles Lada (CfA)
Frequency and Lifetimes of Protoplanetary Disks in Young Clusters:
Results from the L-band Survey with the 1.2m Telescope
24 May Dr. Sheila Kannappan (CfA)
Kinematic Clues to the Formation and Evolution of Galaxies
31 May Ms. Kathy Vivas (Yale University)
Searching for Tidal Debris in the Halo of the Milky Way
4 June
Noon Monday! OIR/HEAD Special Seminar
Dr. Andrew Lawrence (University of Edinburgh)
Next Generation Sky Survey programmes: UKIDSS, VISTA, and AstroGrid
21 June Drs. Brian McLeod and Kris Stanek (CfA).
Report from the Aspen Workshop on the Large
Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
Held from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in the Pratt Conference Room, PG-04, unless moved to Phillips Auditorium.
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