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Socorro Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2015

by Hubertus Intema last modified Nov 01, 2016 by Juergen Ott
NRAO Socorro Friday Colloquium Schedule - Spring 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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Spring 2015

Friday
16 Jan 2015
11:00 MT
Hidden Galaxies and Common Sense
Speaker: Michael Disney (Cardiff)
Host: Juergen Ott
Friday
23 Jan 2015
11:00 MT
The Young and the Restless Stars
Speaker: Lynne Hillenbrand (Caltech)
Host: Steve Myers
Friday
30 Jan 2015
11:00 MT
News from ASTRON
Speaker: Michael Garrett (ASTRON/Leiden)
Host: Joan Wrobel
Friday
6 Feb 2015
11:00 MT
The discovery of Cosmic Microwave Background B-mode polarization
Speaker: Brian Keating (UC San Diego)
Host: Chris Carilli
Friday
13 Feb 2015
11:00 MT
From protoplanetary disks to galaxy clusters: studying the role of magnetic fields in star formation across ~10 orders of magnitude
Speaker: Chat Hull (NRAO/CfA)
Host: Betsy Mills
Friday
20 Feb 2015
11:00 MT
Exploring Mars with Curiosity
Speaker: Roger Wiens (LANL)
Host: Laura Perez
Friday
27 Feb 2015
11:00 MT
The Environment of an Unusual Starless Galactic Center Molecular Cloud
Speaker: Elizabeth Mills (NRAO)
Host: Minnie Mao
Friday
6 Mar 2015
11:00 MT
Jet Evolution in Active Galactic Nuclei
Speaker: Matt Lister (Purdue)
Host: Walter Max-Moerbeck
Friday
13 Mar 2015
11:00 MT
Gemini Observatory - How a massive budget cut led to innovative ideas
Speaker: Markus Kissler-Patig (Gemini)
Host: Dale Frail
Friday
20 Mar 2015
11:00 MT
The ASKAP PAF design
Speaker: Ron Beresford (ATNF)
Host: Steve Durand
Friday
27 Mar 2015
11:00 MT
Radio loud and radio quiet quasars
Speaker: Ken Kellermann (NRAO CV)
Host: Rick Perley
Friday
3 Apr 2015
11:00 MT

Spring Holiday - no colloquium

Friday
10 Apr 2015
11:00 MT
Physics of intracluster medium from high angular resolution X-ray studies
Speaker: Maxim Markevitch (JSI)
Host: Huib Intema
Monday
13 Apr 2015
14:00 MT

Special Colloquium

Delivering SKA Science
Speaker: Peter Quinn (ICRAR)
Host: Brian Glendenning

Friday
17 Apr 2015
11:00 MT
Follow the chirp:  seeing and listening to the transient universe
Speaker: Samaya Nissanke (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Host: Dale Frail
Friday
24 Apr 2015
11:00 MT
Millisecond radio transients:  a hot topic
Speaker: Sarah Burke-Spolaor (NRAO-Soc)
Host:  Juergen Ott
Friday
1 May 2015
11:00 MT
Revealing the gas-star formation connection over cosmic time
Speaker: Jackie Hodge (NRAO CV)
Host: Chris Carilli
Friday
8 May 2015
11:00 MT
Title:  ALMA Update and Science
Speaker: John Hibbard (NRAO-CV)
Host: Claire Chandler
Friday
15 May 2015
11:00 MT
The AAS, Public Policy and you
Speaker: Kevin Marvel (AAS)
Host: Dale Frail
Friday
22 May 2015
11:00 MT
Physical Models of Galaxy Formation in a Cosmological Framework: a Status Report
Speaker: Rachel Somerville (Rutgers)
Host: Emmanuel Momjian
Friday
29 May 2015
11:00 MT
The Astronomy of Chaco Canyon:  A Thousand Years of tradition
Speaker: GB Cornucopia (NPS/Chaco Culture)
Host:Miller Goss

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