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Astronomy Seminars from 2005 - 2006

for the Academic Year 2005-2006
(1 June 2005 - 31 May 2006)
DATE/TIME SPEAKER TITLE / Host
2006
Wednesday
April 5
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Daniel Durda
Sr. Research Scientist Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), San Antonio
“The asteroid and the gravitational tractor: Thinking about an impact catastrophe in 2036”

Host: Peter Brown
Friday
Feb. 3
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Sergey Khan
Physics & Astronomy Dept. University of Western Ontario
"Model atmospheres of chemically peculiar stars"

Host: Martin Houde
Friday
Jan. 20
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Shantanu Basu
Physics & Astronomy Dept. University of Western Ontario
"From Clouds to Cores to Protostars and Disks: New Insights from Numerical Simulations"
2005
Friday
Nov. 25
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Ramon Brasser
Queen's University
Embedded Star Clusters and formation of the Inner Oort Cloud

Host: Paul Wiegert
Friday
Nov. 18
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Doug ReVelle
Los Alamos National Laboratory
“The Re-entry of the NASA Genesis Spacecraft: Entry Modeling, Infrasonic Detection and Energetics Analyses”

Host: Peter Brown
Friday
Oct. 28
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Ian Short
St. Mary's University
“Stellar atmospheric models and the problem of chemical composition”

Host: Dave Gray
Friday
Oct. 14
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Doug McNeil
Queen's University
“Feeding Huitzilopochtli: Saving the World from Type I Migration”

Host: Paul Wiegert
WEDNESDAY
Oct. 5
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Prof. Stanley P. Owocki
Dept of Physics and Astronomy
University of Delaware
"Winds that Sail on Starlight"

Host: Carol Jones
TUESDAY
Oct. 4
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Richard Townsend
Dept of Physics and Astronomy
University of Delaware
“Magnetic confinement of radiatively driven winds around hot, luminous stars”

Host: Carol Jones
Friday
Sept. 23
1:30 p.m.
Rm 123 P&A
Dr. Robi Banerjee
McMaster University
"Outflows and Jets from Collapsing Magnetized Cloud Cores"

Host: Martin Houde
 

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