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Astronomy Seminars from 2003 - 2004

DATE/TIME SPEAKER TITLE/Host
2004
Fri. Jan. 9
2:00 PM (coffee at 1:45pm)
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Paul Wiegert
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Western Ontario
"Companion Asteroids and Quasi-satellites"
Fri. Jan 16
2:00 pm (coffee at 1:45 pm)
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Mariko Terasawa
Center for Nuclear Study
University of Tokyo
Japan
"Neutrino Effects before, during and after the Freezeout of the r-Process"
Tues. Jan. 20, 1:00 pm Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Andrew Hopkins
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Pittsburgh, PA
"The evolution of star formation in galaxies"
Tues. Jan. 27, 1:00 pm Rm 123 P&A Dr. Terry J. Bridges
Department of Astronomy
Queen's University
"Dwarf and Giant Elliptical Galaxies in the Coma Cluster"
Tues. Feb. 3, 1:00 pm Rm 123
Dr. Martin Houde
Senior Scientist
California Institute of Technology
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
Hilo, Hawaii
"The Measurement of the Orientation of the Magnetic Field in Molecular Clouds"
Fri. Feb 6, 2004
2:00 pm (coffee at 1:45pm)
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Christine Clement
Department of Astronomy
University of Toronto
"RR Lyrae Variables and the Distance to the
Large Magellanic Cloud"
Fri. June 11
2:00 pm
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Eduard Vorobyov
Rostov Institute of Physics, Russia
Visiting Fellow, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Western Ontario
"Numerical simulations of expanding supershells. Formation of giant HI rings and cometary-like clouds"
2003
Fri. Sep. 12
3:00 pm
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Eduard Vorobyov
Rostov Institute of Physics, Russia
Visiting Fellow, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Western Ontario
"Formation of collisional ring galaxies: A giant catastrophe?"
Fri. Sep. 19
3:00 pm
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Sergey Mashchenko
McMaster University
"Radiation Harassment of Dwarf Galaxies"
NOTE TIME CHANGE
Fri. Sep. 26
2:00 pm
Room 123 P&A
Alexei Cheviakov
Queen's University
"New methods of building exact 3-dimensional anisotropic plasma equilibria"
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Dr. Sean Matt
McMaster University
POSTPONED
Fri. Nov. 14
2:00 pm Room 123 P&A
David Lepischak
Department of Physics & Astronomy
McMaster University
"Cepheids in Eclipsing Binaries: the Rosetta stone of Cepheid research?"
Thur. Nov 20, 1:00 pm
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Heidi Hammel
Space Science Institute
Boulder, Colorado
"The Evolving Atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune"