Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminars
Fall 2012

Wednesdays at 1:40PM, Room 1400 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building

Refreshments at 1:30PM



Speaker Title
29 Aug No Seminar (First day of class) NA
05 Sep MSU Faculty Research Talks
12 Sep MSU Faculty Research Talks
19 Sep Nathalie Degenaar - U of M Peeking into the Crust of an Accreting Neutron Star
26 Sep Jeff Oishi - Stanford Turbulence and Reconnection in Protoplanetary Disks
27 Sep

Dave Latham - Harvard

(Thursday Colloquium)

Super Earths and Life
03 Oct JD Smith - Toledo

Dust in the Nearby Universe: Nuisance No Longer

10 Oct Kayhan Gultekin - U of M Black Holes and Their Evolution: Combining Multiwavelength Observations and Theory
17 Oct Justin Crepp - Notre Dame The TRENDS High-Contrast Imaging Program
18 Oct

Alan Dressler - Carnegie

(Thursday Colloquium)

Infalling Groups and Galaxy Evolution in the IMACS Cluster Building Survey
24 Oct Enrico Vesperini - Drexel Dynamical Evolution of Multiple Stellar Populations in Globular Clusters
31 Oct Robert Stein - MSU Weather on the Sun: Realistic Numerical Simulations of Solar Magneto-Convection
07 Nov Avery Broderick - Waterloo Imaging Supermassive Black holes on Horizon Scales
16 Nov

Joel Bregman - U of M

(Special Seminar - Friday)

Beacon Seminar rm 1455A

Missing Baryons in Galaxies

21 Nov Thanksgiving NO SEMINAR NA
28 Nov Helen Russell - Waterloo X-Ray Observations of Shock Fronts in Merging Galaxy Clusters
05 Dec Kat Barger - Notre Dame Warm, Ionized Gas Revealed in the Magellanic Bridge Tidal Remnant: Characterizing the Baryons and the Escaping Ionizing Photons around Dwarf Galaxies 

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