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Colloquia - Spring 2011

All talks are held on Wednesdays in the STScI John N. Bahcall Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. preceded by tea at 3:15 p.m.

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Date Speaker/Title
02/16/11: Jose Prieto (Carnegie DTM)
Connecting stellar explosions to their progenitors
Host: Howard Bond
02/23/11: Stephane Courteau (Queen's Univ.)
Puzzles in galaxy scaling relations
Host: Jason Kalirai
03/02/11: Jonathan Fortney (U.C. Santa Cruz)
Investigating the interior structure of transiting planets, from super Earths to hot Jupiters
Host: Klaus Pontoppidan
03/09/11: Andy Howell (Las Cumbres Observ.)
Supernovae and Dark Energy
Host: Armin Rest
03/16/11: Yuval Birnboim (Center for Astrophysics)
Virial shocks in galaxy and cluster halos
Host: Rachel Somerville
03/23/11: Fred Hamann (Univ. of Florida)
Quasar outflows and feedback to galaxy evolution
Host: Anton Koekemoer
03/30/11: Erick Young (NASA-Ames Research Center)
Early science from SOFIA
Host: Karl Gordon
04/06/11: Robert O’Connell (University of Virginia)
Star Formation Histories of Galaxies with HST/Wide Field Camera 3
Host: Brad Whitmore
04/13/11: Alex Filippenko (U.C. Berkeley)
The Lick Observatory supernova search with the Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope
Host: Adam Riess
04/20/11: John Tonry (Univ. Hawaii IFA)
Pan-STARRS
Host: John Mackenty
04/27/11: Margaret Geller (Center for Astrophysics)
A lensing map...A redshift survey
Host: Marc Postman
05/04/11: No Colloquium
STScI May Symposium
Host: None
05/11/11: Marla Geha (Yale)
The darkest galaxies
Host: Tom Brown
05/18/11: Amy Simon-Miller (GSFC)
18 years of observing Jupiter from Hubble
Host: Rachel Osten
05/25/11: Josh Bloom (U.C. Berkeley)
Time-domain challenges in the synoptic survey era
Host: Jason Tumlinson