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Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are held in SW221 at 4:00 p.m. (unless noted below)
Colloquium Teas are held in SW113 at 3:30 p.m. (unless noted below)

Academic Year 2013-2014





Department Welcome Tea
3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

August 27
Brian Fields
(University of Illinois)
A Bitter Pill: The Primordial Lithium Problem September 17
Danielle Lucero
(University of Cape Town)

KAT-7 Science Verification, MeerKAT and Beyond

October 8
David Morrison
(SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center)

Edmondson Lecture: The Chelyabinsk Meteor: A Cosmic
Wake-up Call?
Rawles Hall 100

October 14

David Morrison
(SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center)  

Edmondson Colloquium: Exploring Near-Earth-Asteroids: Science, Astronaut Destinations, Planetary Defense October 15
Szabolcs Meszaros
(Indiana University)
The APOGEE Survey November 12
Daryl Haggard
(Northwestern University)   
G2 as a Probe of Sgr A*'s Hot Environs: A View from Chandra and VLA November 19
Eric Bell
(University of

The Effects and Importance of
Galaxy Merging in a Cosmological Context

December 3
Mike Boylan-Kolchin
(University of Maryland)
Galaxy Formation and
Dark Matter in the Local
December 10
Patricia Moravec
(Indiana University)
Undergraduate Honors
January 14
Ralf Kotulla
(University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee)

Reducing WIYN Imaging Data - Status and Recent Progress with the ODI and WHIRC Pipelines

January 28
Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere
(Northwestern University)
Feedback-Regulated Star Formation on Galactic and Cosmological Scales February 11
Jonathan Bird
(Vanderbilt University)
New Insights from the Milky Way and Simulated Assembly Histories: Disk Galaxies May Form Upside-Down February 18
Eric Feigelson
(Pennsylvania State University)

MYStIX: A New Look at Clustered Star Formation

February 25
Eric Feigelson
(Pennsylvania State University)
Tea Room SW 113
February 26
Mercedes Lopez-Morales
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
The Study of Exoplanetary Atmospheres: Present and Future March 11
Heather Jacobson

The Zoology of Metal-Poor Stars: Latest News From the SkyMapper Survey
SW 221

March 19
Warren Skidmore
(Thirty Meter Telescope)
Thirty Meter Telescope: The
Next Generation of Ground Based Optical/Infra Red Observatory
March 25
Harriet Dinerstein
(University of Texas)

The Chemical Diversity of Planetary Nebulae: Nature and Nurture.

April 1
Richard de Grijs
(Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University)
Not-So-Simple Stellar Populations in Local Group Star Clusters April 8
Megan Donahue
(Michigan State University)
TBA April 22
Annual Department Awards Ceremoony
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
April 24
Jongsuk Hong
(Indiana University)
TBA April 29
Jay Strader
(Michigan State University)
TBA May 13

Academic Year 2012-2013