Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminars - Spring 2002

MSU Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminars are held on Thursdays at 3:00 pm in Room 224 Physics-Astronomy Building on the MSU Campus.
Seminar chair for Spring 2002 is Stephen Zepf.

Special accommodations may be requested by calling 353-4540 or 353-5180.

10 January 2002
No seminar  AAS Meeting

17 January 2002
Review of Recent Results from AAS Meeting 

24 January 2002
 Journal Club

31 January 2002
Tim Beers, Michigan State University
"New and Exciting Results on Metal-Poor Stars: Thumbnails of Future Work"

07 February 2002
Enrico Vesperini, Michigan State University
"Dynamical Evolution of Globular Clusters and Globular Cluster Systems"

14 February 2002
Andrew Layden, Bowling Green
"Modeling the Stellar Populations in the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy"

21 February 2002
Ed Brown, University of Chicago
"Deep Heating of Accreting Neutron Stars: A Probe of Their Internal Structure"

28 February 2002
Sue Simkin, Michigan State University
"What I Did for My Government Service", subtitled "It's the Government Stupid"

07 March 2002
(Spring Break: no seminar) 

14 March 2002

21 March 2002
Jane Charlton, Pennsylvania State University
"Charting Metal-Rich Gaseous Environments Inside and Outside of Galaxies"

25 March 2002 - Monday
Norbert Christlieb, Hamburg

04 April 2002

11 April 2002
Richard Mushotzky, Goddard Space Flight Center

18 April 2002
Undergrad Thesis Talks

25 April 2002
Scott Burles, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Deuterium and Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis"

02 May 2002
(Finals Week)  

For more information, please contact Lorie Neuman at or Stephen Zepf at
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