The 25th New Mexico Symposium

Oral Program

Abstracts and copies of the presentations for some of these talks are also available.
Title Authors
9:00-9:10 Welcome to NRAO B. Dickman
Session 1
Chair: Amy Mioduszewski
9:10-9:25 Exoplanetary Circumstellar Environments and Disk Explorer (EXCEDE): A new space telescope concept for NASA's Explorers Program. D.C. Hines (Space Science Institute)
9:25-9:40 Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: Advancing to First Light and New Science M. Creech-Eakman, V. Romero, C. Cormier (NMT/MRO), C. Haniff, D. Buscher, J. Young (Cambridge), D. Westpfahl & the MROI Team
9:40-9:55 The VLBA Sensitivity Upgrade: Science and Status J.D. Romney, J.S. Ulvestad, W.F. Brisken, A.T. Deller, R.C. Walker, & S.J. Durand (NRAO)
9:55-10:10 36.2 GHz Methanol Masers in Sagittarius A L.O. Sjouwerman (NRAO), Y.M. Pihlstrom (UNM), V.L. Fish (Haystack)
10:10-10:25 EVLA Observations of the Orion Hot Core: a Taste of the Future. NRAO-NM Staff, presented by C. Chandler
10:25-11:15 Break and PostersCommon Room
Session 2
Jansky Lecture
11:15-12:15 Cosmology with the CMB and the Quest for B-mode Polarization A. Readhead (Caltech)
12:15-1:45 Lunch
Session 3
Chair: Vivek Dhawan
1:45-2:05 The New Zealand Cosmic Noise Expedition of 1948- Revisited M. Goss (NRAO)
2:05-2:20 Estimating atmospheric dust contributions on Mars from laboratory studies of dust devils L.D.V. Neakrase (ASU & NMSU) & R. Greeley (ASU)
2:20-2:35 Dust to Dust: Grain Formation & Evolution in Classical Novae J. Bornak, T. E. Harrison (NMSU) & K. D. Gordon (STScI)
2:35-2:50 IRAS 19190+1102: A New Water Fountain PPN F. Day, Y. Pihlstrom (UNM), M.J. Claussen (NRAO) & R. Sahai (JPL/Caltech)
2:50-3:05 Studying Hybrid gamma Doradus/delta Scuti Variable Stars with Kepler J.A. Guzik (LANL) and the Kepler Asteroseismic Consortium Working Groups #4 and #10
3:05-3:55 Break and Posters Common Room
Session 4
Chair: Brigette Hesman
3:55-4:10 Lawbreakers? Faster-than-light polarization currents, the electromagnetic "boom" and pulsar observational data A. Schmidt, J. Singleton, J. Fasel, D. Bizzozero, H. Ardavan (Cambridge), P. Sengupta, J. Middleditch
4:10-4:25 Probing the TeV Emission and Jet Collimation Regions in M87 R.C. Walker (NRAO), M. Beilicke (Washington U.), F. Davies (NMT), P.E. Hardee (U. Alabama), H. Krawczynski (Washington U.), D. Mazin (IFAE), R. Wagner (MPIfP), M. Raue (MPIfK), S. Wagner (Landessternwarte Heidelberg), C. Ly (UCLA), W. Junor (LANL), the VERITAS, MAGIC, & H.E.S.S. collaborations
4:25-4:40 The nature of faint radio sources: insights from a panchromatic approach M. Pannella (NRAO)
4:40-4:55 The massive red sequence of cluster galaxies at z~1.4 V. Strazzullo (NRAO), P. Rosati (ESO), M. Pannella (NRAO), C. Lidman (ESO), C. Mullis (Wachovia), R. Demarco (Concepción), R. Gobat (CEA) & M. Nonino (INAF)
4:55-5:10 Peeling broad band time variable RFI sources U.L. Pen (CITA)
5:30-8:00 Cocktails and Dinner Macey Center
8:00-9:00 Public Jansky Lecture: The Central Engines that Power Active Galaxies (Workman 101) A. Readhead (Caltech)
Last modified 2010 Jan 13 by Amy Mioduszewski.