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HotSci @ STScI


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

HotSci talks: Current Year, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Date Speaker Title
June 12 Ron Allen
"A Molecular Tracer for Dark Gas in the Galaxy"
Andrew Fox
"Recent Hubble Results on the Magellanic Stream - Tidal Stripping in the Local Universe"
June 19 Rongmon Bordoloi
"The Dependence of Galactic Outflows on the Properties and Orientation of z~1 Galaxies"
Jason Kalirai
"Resolving the Initial Mass Function of Stars: Hubble Weighs In"
June 26 Dean Hines
"A Giant Scattering Cone Revealed by HST/ACS Imaging Polarimetry of the Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy and Type II QSO IRAS F15307+3252"
Panayiotis Tzanavaris
"Supercomputer Simulations of X-ray Binaries in SINGS Galaxies"
July 3 No Colloquium
July 10 Eileen Meyer
"How Fast Is Your Jet? Measuring Relativistic Jet Speeds with Optical Proper Motions and Up-Scattered CMB Photons."
July 17 Mubdi Rahman
"Using Galaxy Cross-Correlation to Measure Redshifts"
Guangtun Zhu
"The Galaxy-Gas Correlation Function: From 10 kpc to 30 Mpc"
July 24 Julia Roman-Duval
"A Direct Measurement of the CO/H2 Ratio in the Magellanic Clouds with HST COS Spectroscopy"
John Graham
"The Metallicity Aversion of Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts"
July 31 Chun Ly
"Gas-Phase Metallicities for Emission-Line Selected Galaxies at z=1 and Below"
Brandon Bozek
"Luminous Satellites Versus Dark Subhaloes: Clustering in the Milky Way"
Aug 7 Alessandra Aloisi
"HST Spectroscopy of Nearby Star-Forming Galaxies"
Frank Summers
"3D Modelling and Visualization of the Ring Nebula"
Aug 14 Preethi Nair
"The Relation Between Internal Structures and Global Galaxy Properties"
Mario Gennaro
"The Star Formation History and Initial Mass Function in the Galactic Bulge from HST"
Aug 21 Jacqueline Radigan
"Weather on Substellar Worlds: Time-Domain Observations of Cloudy Brown Dwarfs"
Dick Henry
"The Mystery of the Diffuse Ultraviolet Background Radiation"