NRAO AOC Colloquium Series: Spring 2007

Colloquia are held in the auditorium of the Array Operations Center in Socorro, New Mexico. All are welcome, but the talks generally assume a good grounding in research astronomy.

Talks are usually scheduled for 11am local time on Fridays; those which are not are indicated in red.

Current Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2007

05 Jan 2007
"Cosmic Reionization"
Speaker: Ue-Li Pen, CITA
Host: Nissim Kanekar
12 Jan 2007
"Anomalous H2CO Absorption as a Tracer for Dense Molecular Clouds in the Galaxy"
Speaker: Ron Allen, STScI
Host: Miller Goss
19 Jan 2007
"Bars in Bars and Rings Round Stars"
Speaker: Linda Sparke, University of Wisconsin
Host: Gustaaf van Moorsel
26 Jan 2007
"Jets From X-ray Binaries"
Speaker: Elena Gallo, UC Santa Barbara
Host: Michael Rupen
30 Jan 2007
"The GMRT: Providing a New View of the Universe at Low Radio Frequencies"
Speaker: Yashwant Gupta, NCRA-TIFR, Pune
Host: Sanjay Bhatnagar
02 Feb 2007
"Observations of Stellar Explosions and Jets"
Speaker: Jennifer Sokoloski, Columbia University
Host: Amy Mioduszewski
09 Feb 2007
"New Frontiers in the Synthesis of the Elements"
Speaker: Patrick Young, LANL
Host: Amy Mioduszewski
16 Feb 2007
"Protostellar Outflows and Their Influence on the Star Formation Environment"
Speaker: Hector Arce, AMNH
Host: Debra Shepherd
23 Feb 2007
"What Strong Lensing Teaches Us About Elliptical Galaxies"
Speaker: David Rusin, UC Davis
Host: Steve Myers
02 Mar 2007
"How Creepy is the Southern San Andreas Fault?"
Speaker: Yuri Fialko, UCSD
Host: Bryan Butler
09 Mar 2007
"Methanol: A Diagnostic Tool of Interstellar Clouds. Application to the Early Stages of High-Mass Star Formation."
Speaker: Silvia Leurini, ESO
Host: Claire Chandler
16 Mar 2007
"Accretion and Flaring in Sagittarius A*"
Speaker: Dan Marrone, NRAO/University of Chicago
Host: Dale Frail
23 Mar 2007
"The Extraordinary Deaths of Ordinary Stars: Jets, Water-Fountains and Dusty Disks"
Speaker: Raghvendra Sahai, JPL
Host: Mark Claussen
30 Mar 2007
"The Central Region of M33: Bars Seem Popular in the Local Group"
Speaker: Rene Walterbos, NMSU
Host: Michael Rupen
06 Apr 2007
Holiday, no colloquium
13 Apr 2007
"Science Results With the Keck Interferometer: From Circumstellar Disks to AGN"
Speaker: Rachel Akeson, Michelson Science Center
Host: Claire Chandler
20 Apr 2007
27 Apr 2007
"The Ultimate Turbine Engine: Magnetically-Dominant Processes in Radio Jet Production"
Speaker: David Meier, JPL
Host: Vivek Dhawan
04 May 2007
"Toward a Statistical Understanding of Star Formation: the Origin and Evolution of Stars and Disks"
Speaker: Brenda Matthews, HIA
Host: Claire Chandler
11 May 2007
"Observing with the ATA-42"
Speaker: Jack Welch, UC Berkeley
Host: Rick Perley
15 May 2007
"The Clustering of Quasars from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey"
Speaker: Michael Strauss, Princeton
Host: Chris Carilli
25 May 2007
Speaker: Liz Humphreys, CfA
Host: Vincent Fish

If you would like to talk with the speaker, send email to the local host. If you are the speaker, and need to talk to someone, try either your local host or one of the current colloquium chairs. We are always on the lookout for suggestions for future speakers.

Previous Colloquium Series

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Other Astrophysics Colloquia in New Mexico

Colloquia at Other NRAO Sites

Modified on Friday, 26-Sep-2008 11:48:35 MDT by Claire Chandler