CfA Colloquium Schedule Fall 2011
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Date Speaker Topic Host
09/08/11 Leon Golub
A New View of the Solar Corona

Ed DeLuca
09/ 15/11 Lisa Kewley
(IfA, Hawaii)
Galaxy Formation and Evolution through Metals

[Video of the Presentation]
Margaret Geller
09/22/11 Paul Schechter
WFIRST: an unobscured three mirror anastigmatic telescope with a HgCdTe focal plane

[Video of the Presentation]
Charles Alcock
09/29/11 Edward (Ned) Wright
Exploring the Universe with WISE

[Video of the Presentation]
Giovanni Fazio
10/06/11 Rashid Sunyayev
(MPA Garching / IAS)
Coronal radiation of a cusp of spun-up stars and the X-ray luminosity of Sgr A*

[Video of the Presentation]
Alexey Vikhlinin
10/13/11 Edo Berger
Shake, Rattle and Explode: Short GRBs and the Electromagnetic Counterparts of Gravitational Wave Sources

[Video of the Presentation]
10/20/11 Kevin Schawinski
Galaxy Black Hole Co-Evolution

[Video of the Presentation]
Akos Bogda
10/27/11 Frank van den Bosch
Precision Cosmology with a Combination of Galaxy Clustering and Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing

Charlie Conroy and Shy Genel
11/03/11 Jean Brodie
(UC Santa Cruz)
Globular Clusters and Halo Stars: Chemodynamical tracers of galaxy assembly beyond the Local Group

Charlie Conroy
11/10/11 Brenda Matthews
(Herzberg Institute)
Results from the Herschel DEBRIS Survey

[Video of the Presentation]
Sean Andrews
11/17/11 Mariska Kriek
(CfA / Clay Fellow)
Clay Fellowship Lecture: The Lifecycles of Massive Galaxies

Charles Alcock
12/01/11 Dan Fabrycky
(UC Santa Cruz)
New Views on Extrasolar Planetary Systems from Kepler

Matt Holman
12/08/11 Nadia Zakamska
(Johns Hopkins)
Observations of quasar feedback

[Video of the Presentation]
Molly Swanson
12/15/11 Roman Rafikov
Metal-rich white dwarfs as signposts of planet formation

[Video of the Presentation]
Andrew Youdin
Additional Information
Time: Tea - 3:30 PM
Talk - 4:00 PM
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, CfA [Directions]
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