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Astronomy Seminars from 2002 - 2003

DATE/TIME SPEAKER TITLE/Host
2003
Thurs. Jan. 16 -
1:00 PM Room
123 P&A

DEPTS. OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY &
EARTH SCIENCES JOINT PLANETARY
SCIENCE LECTURE

Dr. Robert Jedicke
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
University of Arizona
"The Spacewatch Project: Unveiling the Origins of Near Earth Asteroids"
Friday. Jan. 17 3:00 pm Room 123 P&A Dr. Dmitry Monin
Post Doctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, U.W.O.
(formerly of the Special Astrophysical Observatory, RUSSIA)
"General magnetic properties of main sequence stars and white dwarfs"
NOTE-TIME CHANGED TO 1:00 PM
Fri. Feb 21
1:00 pm Room 123 P&A
Dr. David Bohlender
Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
National Research Council Canada
"An "In-Depth" Look at the Helium-3 Stars"

Wed. Feb. 26
1:00 pm Room
123 P&A
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Dr. Paul Wiegert
Department of Physics
Queens University, Kingston, ON
"On the death of Comets"
Fri. Feb. 28
11:00 am Room 123 P&A
Depts. of Physics & Astronomy and Earth Sciences presents
JOINT PLANETARY SCIENCE LECTURE

Dr. Brett Gladman
University of British Columbia
<"The Formation of the Outer Solar System"
Friday, Feb. 28
3:00 pm - Room 123 P&A
ASTRONOMY SEMINAR
Dr. Brett Gladman
University of British Columbia
"Meteorite Transfer in the Solar System: Swapping Rocks "
Fri. March 21 3:00 pm - Room 123 P&A Dr. Edward Thommes
University of California, Berkeley
"Resonant inclination excitation of migrating giant planets"
Tues. May 27
3:00 pm - Room 123 P&A
Dr. Gautier Mathys
Director of Science Operations
Paranal Observatory
European Southern Observatory
Santiago, Chile
"Rotation and properties of A- and B-type chemically peculiar stars"
Thurs. July 17
3:00 pm - Room 123 P&A
Dr. Glenn Ciolek
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
"The Propagation of Magnetohydrodynamic Waves and Shocks in Dusty Interstellar Clouds"
2002
Wed. Sept. 18
1:00 pm Room 123 P&A
Professor Alex Fullerton
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Victoria and
Center for Astrophysical Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University
"The Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer Mission"
Thurs. Oct. 17
4:00 pm
Room 213A P&A
Astronomy Seminar
Dr. Ashish Asgekar
University of Manitoba
"Searching for Mushroom-type "Worms" in the Canadian/International Galactic Plane Survey (C/IGPS) data"
Thurs. Oct. 24 4:00 pm Room 213A P&A Prof. Phil Gregory
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
University of British Columbia
>"Using a Neutron Star as a Stellar Wind Probe"
Thurs. Nov. 7 4:00 pm
Room 213A P&A
Dr. David Ballantyne
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
"Probing the Immediate Environments of Black Holes using Broad Iron Lines"
NOTE DATE CHANGE
Thurs. Nov. 28 4:00 pm Room 213A P&P
Dr. P.T. Jayachandran
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Western Ontario
"Where are the auroral substorm onsets initiated?"
Thurs. Dec. 5 3:00 pm Room 213A P&P Dr. Alexander Menshchikov
Max Planck Institute
Bonn, Germany
"Understanding the Carbon Star IRC+10216 and its Dusty Envelope"