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Astronomy Seminars from 2004 - 2005

DATE/TIME SPEAKER TITLE/Host
2005
Friday
May 6

2:00 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Beth Ellen Clark
Ithaca College and Cornell University

The Asteroid-Meteorite Connection: What compositional studies are telling us about the early Solar System

Host: Peter Brown

Friday
April 8

2:00 p.m.
Rm 215 P&A
Dr. Gopalan Srinivasan
University of Toronto

U-Pb and Hf-W Chronometry of asteroid 4 Vesta zircons: Initial Solar System 182Hf Revisited

Host: Peter Brown

Friday
April 1

2:00 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Yanqin Wu
University of Toronto

Dusty Debris Disks: research in progress

Host: Paul Wiegert

Friday
March 4

2:00 p.m.
Rm 215 P&A
Dr. Jeremie Vaubaillon
University of Western Ontario

Meteoroids and meteor shower forecasting

Friday
Feb 11

2:00 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A

Dr. Takahiro Kudoh
University of Western Ontario

Nonlinear Hydromagnetic Wave Support of a Stratified Molecular Cloud

Host: Shantanu Basu

2004
Friday
Dec. 10

2:00 p.m.
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Ivan Semeniuk
Columnist / Producer, “Daily Planet”
Discovery Channel Canada

“News of the Universe - Adventures in Astronomical Journalism”

Host: Peter Brown

Friday
Nov. 19

4:00 p.m.
Room 215 P&A
Dr. Megan Donahue
Michigan State University

"Cosmology with Clusters of Galaxies"

Host: Shantanu Basu

Friday
Oct. 29

2:00 p.m.
Room 215 P&A
Dr. Karen Bjorkman
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Toledo, Ohio

"Searching for Circumstellar Disks in the Magellanic Clouds"

Host: Carol Jones

Friday
Sept. 24

2:00 p.m.
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Doug ReVelle
Physics & Astronomy Dept., UWO
and Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Sternschnuppen und Feuerkugel: Planetary Science Connections"
Friday
Aug. 27

2:00 p.m.
Room 123 P&A
Dr. Sergey Mashchenko
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
"Formation and Early Evolution of Globular Clusters"