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HotSci @ STScI

2012

All talks are held on Wednesdays in the STScI John N. Bahcall Auditorium at 3:30pm preceded by light refreshments at 3:15pm.

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Date Speaker Title
June 20 Elena Sabbi
(STScI)
"Turbulent Star Formation in the Tarantula Nebula"
David Neufeld
(JHU)
"Early Science Results from SOFIA: Discovery of the SH Radical and its Astrochemical Implications"
June 27 Guilin Liu
(JHU)
"Observations of Feedback from Radio-Quiet Quasars"
Andrew Fox
(STScI)
"Gas Inflow onto the Milky Way: Insights from High-Velocity Clouds"
July 11 Roeland van der Marel
(STScI)
"Local Group Dynamics from HST Proper Motions: The Impending Andromeda - Milky Way Collision"
Russel Ryan
(STScI)
"The Evolution of Passively Evolving Galaxies in CANDELS and the ERS"
July 18 Aida Wofford
(STScI)
"The Lyman-Alpha Lines from Star-Forming Galaxies at z ~ 0"
Wei Zheng
(JHU)
"Insights into the Early Universe (z~9-10) through Cosmic Lensing from CLASH"
July 25 Jason Tumlinson
(STScI)
"What is the Circumgalactic Medium?"
Preethi Nair
(STScI)
"The Role of Close Pair Interactions in Triggering Bars and AGN"
Aug 1 Adam Reiss
(STScI/JHU)
"Parallel Astrometric Spatial Scanning (PASS), A New Technique for Parallax, HO, and Dark Energy (Part I)"
Stefano Casertano
(STScI)
"Parallel Astrometric Spatial Scanning (PASS), A New Technique for Parallax, HO, and Dark Energy (Part II)"
Aug 8 Margaret Meixner
(STScI)
"The Lifecycle of Dust in the Magellanic Clouds"
Bret Lehmer
(JHU)
"The Formation and Evolution of Accreting Binaries: Insight from Multwavelength Observations of Galaxies Both Near and Far"
Aug 15 Luciana Bianchi
(JHU)
"Hot Stars and Dust in Local Group Galaxies"
Laurent Pueyo
(STScI)
"Direct Imaging of Exo-Earths with On-axis Segmented Apertures: Myth or Reality?"
Aug 22 David Golimowski
(STScI)
"Planets Sculpting the Debris Disk around HD92945"
Sanch Borthakur
(JHU)
"Hot Gas in the Halos / Circumgalactic medium of Starburst Galaxies as Compared to Normal Galaxies"
Aug 29 Bethan James
(STScI)
"The Difference between Neutral- and Ionized-Gas Metal Abundances in Local Star-froming galaxies with COS"
Guangtun Zhu
(JHU)
"Probing the Inter-Galactic Medium and Circum-Galactic Medium with Metal Absorption Lines"