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Socorro Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2014

by Hubertus Intema last modified Nov 01, 2016 by Juergen Ott
Socorro Friday Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2014

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.

Spring 2014

Friday
17 Jan 2014

NM Symposium / Jansky Lecture - no colloquium

Friday
24 Jan 2014
11:00 MT
Breaking Cosmic Dawn: Studying z~7 Galaxies with Cluster Lenses as Comic Telescopes
Speaker: Marusa Bradac (University of Calif., Davis)
Host: Chris Carilli
Friday
31 Jan 2014
11:00 MT
Powerful Atomic and Molecular Galactic Winds and Their Cosmological Implications
Speaker: Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland)
Host: Claire Chandler
Friday
7 Feb 2014
11:00 MT
Maser Emission in the Galaxy and M31: Proper Motion, Maser Host Properties, and Magnetic Fields
Speaker: Nikta Amiri (University of Colorado)
Host: Mark Claussen
Friday
14 Feb 2014
11:00 MT
The Lifecycle of carbon dust in our Galaxy: From molecular clouds to planetary nebulae
Speaker: Paolo Pilleri (LANL)
Host: Betsy Mills
Friday
21 Feb 2014
11:00 MT
Dispersion measures from continuous sources?
Speaker: Christopher Hirata (Caltech)
Host: Walter Max-Moerbeck/Chris Hales
Tue
25 Feb 2014
14:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Mega-maser Cosmology Project: Ho, M-σ relationship and Accretion Disk
Speaker: Fred Lo (NRAO-CV)
Host: Mark Claussen

Friday
28 Feb 2014
11:00 MT
To Build an Elliptical Galaxy
Speaker: Jenny Greene (Princeton)
Host: Joan Wrobel
Friday
7 Mar 2014
11:00 MT
Star Formation, Black Holes, and Feedback in Galaxy Formation
Speaker: Philip Hopkins (Caltech)
Host: Minnie Mao
Friday
14 Mar 2014
11:00 MT
A Sampling of Exoplanet Results from the Kepler Mission
Speaker: William Borucki (NASA)
Host: Laura Perez
Friday
21 Mar 2014
11:00 MT
Catastrophic Disruption of Comets
Speaker: Michal Drahus (Caltech)
Host: Miller Goss
Friday
28 Mar 2014
Simulations of black hole accretion and jets
Speaker: Alexander Tchekhovskoy (Berkeley)
Host: Craig Walker
Friday
4 Apr 2014
11:00 MT
A gas cloud on its way toward the Galactic Center black hole Sgr A*?
Speaker: Stefan Gillessen (MPE)
Host: Juergen Ott
Friday
11 Apr 2014
11:00 MT
The Connection between Star Formation and the Cold Interstellar Medium in Nearby Galaxies
Speaker: Karin Sandstrom (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)
Host: Emmanuel Momjian
Friday
18 Apr 2014
11:00 MT
NRAO spring holiday - no colloquium
Friday
25 Apr 2014
11:00 MT
Visiting Committee - no colloquium
Tue
29 Apr 2014
14:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Multi-Face Unity
Speaker: Leonid Matveyenko (Institute for Space Research, Moscow)
Host: Leonia Kogan
Friday
2 May 2014
11:00 MT
The Voyager Journey to Interstellar Space
Speaker: Edward Stone (Caltech)
Host: Walter Brisken
Friday
9 May 2014
11:00 MT
Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes, Lightning, and Radio Signals
Speaker: Valerie Connaughton (NASA)
Host: Dale Frail
Friday
16 May 2014
11:00 MT

NRAO Synthesis Imaging workshop - no colloquium

Friday
23 May 2014
11:00 MT
Building HERA from PAPERclips and Supercomputers
Speaker: Aaron Parsons (Berkeley)
Host: Rick Perley
Friday
30 May 2014
11:00 MT

Broadband Components for the Q-band receiver

Speaker: Sivasankaran Srikanth (NRAO)
Host: Steve Durand

Thursday

26 June

2014

14:00 MT

Special Colloquium

SKA: The future of radio astronomy has begun...

Speaker: Phil Diamond (SKA)

Host: Tony Beasley

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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 & Huib Intema. We are always on the lookout for suggestions for future speakers.

 

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