Astronomy and Astrophysics Seminars - Spring 1996

MSU Astronomy and Astrophysics Seminars take place in Room 224 of the Physics-Astronomy Building on the MSU Campus on Fridays at 4:00 pm.

Handicap accommodations may be requested by calling 353-4540 one day prior to each seminar date to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements.

19 January 1996
No seminar due to AAS Meeting

22 January 1996: SPECIAL Monday Seminar
Speaker: Malcolm Smith, CTIO
Title: "SOAR"

26 January 1996
Speaker: Richard Wade, Pennsylvania State University
Title: "Ultraviolet Spectra of Accretion Disks in Cataclysmic Variables"

02 February 1996
Speaker: Horace Smith, Michigan State University
Title: "RR Lyrae Stars and the Population II Distance Scale"

09 February 1996: SPECIAL TIME - 11:15 am.
Speaker: Marc Pinsonneault, Ohio State University [Email to Speaker]
Title: "Mixing and Lithium in Low Mass Stars"

16 February 1996
Speaker: David Adler, National Radio Astronomy Observatory [Email to Speaker]
Title: "HI Studies of Density Waves and Star Formation in Spiral Galaxies"

23 February 1996
Speaker: Doug Welch, McMaster University
Title: "Variable Stars and the MACHO Project Database?"

01 March 1996
Speaker: Jacqueline van Gorkom, Columbia University
Title: "The Evolution of Galaxies in Different Environments"

08 March 1996
No Seminar due to Spring Break

Note: The schedule after Spring Break should be considered as Tentative until further notice.

15 March 1996
Speaker: Margo F. Aller, University of Michigan
Title: To Be Announced

22 March 1996
Speaker: France Allard, Wichita State University
Title: "Very Low Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs: The Theory"

29 March 1996
Speaker: Phil Goode, New Jersey Institute of Technology [Email to Speaker]
Title: To Be Announced

05 April 1996
Speaker: Chigurapati Murali, University of Massachusetts [Email to Speaker]
Title: To Be Announced

12 April 1996
Speaker: John Cowan, University of Oklahoma [Email to Speaker]
Title: "Heavy Element Abundances and the Age of the Galaxy"

19 April 1996
Speaker: Randy Phelps, OCIW
Title: "The Galactic System of Old Open Clusters"

26 April 1996
Speaker: Christ Ftaclas, Michigan Technological University
Title: To Be Announced

03 May 1996
Special session: Student Seminars (Senior Theses & JIP)

Astronomy and Astrophysics Seminars - Spring 1996 page, HTMLized by George J Perkins.
Based on 1996.01.17 hardcopy version.
Updated 1996.02.14 by GJP.