CfA Colloquium Schedule Fall 2012
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Date Speaker Topic Host
09/06/12 David Clements
(Imperial College)
Herschel, Planck and the High Redshift Universe

[Video of the Presentation]
Mark Gurwell
09/13/12 Maria Zuber
Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission: Mission Status and Initial Science Results

Charles Alcock
09/20/12 Heather Knutson
Beyond Hot Jupiters: Exploring the Diversity of Exoplanetary Atmospheres

[Video of the Presentation]
David Latham
09/27/12 Robert Kirshner
Exploding Stars: from the LMC to the Accelerating Universe

[Video of the Presentation]
Ryan Foley
10/04/12 Bernard Sadoulet
The Nature of Dark Matter: Where are we?

[Video of the Presentation]
Chris Stubbs
10/11/12 Jimmy Irwin
A Deep Chandra Look at the Bondi Region of the Supermassive Black Hole in NGC3115

[Video of the Presentation]
Scott Randall
10/18/12 Emily Levesque
Massive Stars Across the Cosmos: Engines, Lighthouses, and Laboratories

10/25/12 Andrey Kravtsov
(University of Chicago)
Star formation during the first three billion years: the key to understanding galaxy formation

[Video of the Presentation]
Smadar Naoz
11/01/12 Ranga-Ram Chary
How are Galaxies Fed?

[Video of the Presentation]
Giovanni Fazio
11/08/12 Marc Postman
Recent Scientific Results from the Cluster Lensing And Supernova survey with Hubble.

[Video of the Presentation]
Margaret Geller
11/15/12 Leisa Townsley
Not Your Grandmother's HII Regions: An X-ray Tour of Massive Star-forming Complexes

[Video of the Presentation]
Ralph Kraft
11/29/12 Genevieve Graves
Observing the Unobservable: Tracing Dark Matter Haloes and Galaxy Assembly

Ivana Damjanov
12/06/12 Adam Riess
Sackler Lecture: Precision Measurements of the Hubble Constant and PASS

Avi Loeb
12/13/12 Joanne Gabrynowicz
(University of Mississippi)
Asteroids to Assets: International and U.S. Legal Considerations for Emerging Private and Commercial Space Activities.

Jose Galache
Additional Information
Time: Tea - 3:30 PM
Talk - 4:00 PM
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, CfA [Directions]
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