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Socorro Colloquium Schedule - Fall 2015

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NRAO Socorro Friday Colloquium Schedule - Fall 2015

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

Colloquium talks are usually scheduled for 11am local time on Fridays; those which are not are indicated in green.

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Fall 2015


Tuesday
7 July
2015
11:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Beyond Orbital Distance: Studies of Star-Planet Interactions and Their Influence on Habitability
Speaker: Aomawa Shields (UCLA/CfA)
Host: Betsy Mills

Tuesday
18 Aug
2015
11:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Structure and Dynamics at the Centre of the Milky Way
Speaker: Andrew Walsh (Curtin)
Host: Mark Gorski

Friday
18 Sep 2015
11:00 MT
Evolution of the interstellar medium in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies
Speaker: Jin Koda (Stony Brook)
Host: Juergen Ott
Friday
25 Sep 2015
11:00 MT
Galactic Winds: An Empirical Perspective on Their Role during the Assembly of Local Galaxies
Speaker: Crystal Martin (UCSB)
Host:  Crystal Anderson
Friday
2 Oct 2015
11:00 MT
The Universe's most extreme star-forming galaxies
Speaker: Caitlin Casey (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
Host:  Chris Hales
Friday
9 Oct 2015
11:00 MT
Numerical Modeling of Saturn's Northern Hexagon as a Meandering Shallow Jet
Speaker: Raul Morales-Juberias (NMT)
Host: Paul Demorest
Friday
16 Oct 2015
11:00 MT
Filaments in Star-forming Molecular Clouds
Speaker: James di Francesco (NRC)
Host: Claire Chandler
Friday
23 Oct 2015
11:00 MT
3C147 & Cyg A & friends:  a South African perspective on high dynamic range imaging and the software ecosystem
Speaker: Oleg Smirnov (Rhodes)
Host:  Rick Perley
Friday
30 Oct 2015
11:00 MT
The Chemistry of Planet Formation: Millimeter spectral line observations of protostars and protoplanetary disks
Speaker: Karin Oberg (CFA Harvard)
Host: David Meier
Thursday
5 Nov 2015
2:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Astrochemistry and the first steps toward star and planet formation
Speaker: Paola Caselli (MPE)
Host: Dale Frail

Friday
6 Nov 2015

NM Symposium
Friday
13 Nov 2015
11:00 MT
Thinking Telescopes and Dynamic Coalition Architectures
Speaker: Tom Vestrand (LANL)
Host: Bryan Butler
Friday
20 Nov 2015
11:00 MT
Building a galactic scale gravitational wave observatory
Speaker: Xavier Siemens (U. Wisconsin Milwaukee)
Host: Sarah Spolaor
Monday
23 Nov 2015
11:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Relativistic outflows from active galactic nuclei in the
Fermi-era and the puzzle surrounding gamma-ray objects of unknown origin

Speaker: Frank Schinzel (UNM) Host: Bryan Butler

Friday
27 Nov 2015
11:00 MT
Thanksgiving - no colloquium
Tuesday
1 Dec
2015
11:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Host galaxy properties of QSO populations
Speaker: Amy Kimball (CASS/ATNF)
Host: Steve Myers

Friday
4 Dec
2015
11:00 MT
Convection in Cool Stars, as Revealed through Stellar Brightness Variations
Speaker: Fabienne A. Bastien (Penn State)
Host: Amy Mioduszewski
Monday
7 Dec 2015
11:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Chasing the Gas:  The Arecibo Galaxy Environment Survey
Speaker: Robert Minchin (Arecibo)
Host: Emmanuel Momjian

Thursday
10 Dec 2015
11:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Simultaneous fiber-optic time and data transfer for VLBI
Speaker: Jeroen Koelemeij (U Amsterdam)
Host: Steven Durand

Friday
11 Dec 2015
11:00 MT

Gas Evolution in the Milkyway and Beyond
Speaker: Di Li (NAOC/FAST)
Host: Mark McKinnon

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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, currently Juergen Ott & Sarah Burke-Spolaor. We are always on the lookout for suggestions for future speakers.

 

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