Fall Semester 2013

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic/Title
Monday, 9/9 John T. Clarke Boston University Atmospheric Evolution at Venus and Mars: VeSpR, HST, and MAVEN
Monday, 9/16 Seth Redfield Wesleyan University Properties of the Interstellar Medium Surrounding the Sun and Nearby Stars
Monday, 9/23 Joey Neilsen Boston University Winds of Change: The Physics of Accretion and Ejection Around Stellar-Mass Black Holes
Monday, 9/30 Debra Fischer Yale University The Road to 100 Earths
Monday, 10/7 Jonathan Lunine Cornell University Exoplanets with JWST
Tuesday,10/15 Brian McLeod Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics The Giant Magellan Telescope
Monday, 10/21 Steve Majewski University of Virginia Status of the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) and Its Successor, APOGEE-2
Monday,10/28 Anna Sajina Tufts University The evolution of dusty galaxies as seen through their infrared spectral energy distributions
Monday, 11/4 Robert Simcoe MIT Hydrogen and Heavy Element Measurements near the Epoch of Reionization
Monday, 11/11 Tom Megeath University of Toledo The Role of Environment in the Birth of Stars and Planets
Monday, 11/18 Min Yun University of Massachusetts Cold Gas Content and Star Formation in Galaxies
Monday, 11/25 Gerard van Belle Lowell Observatory Directly Determined Linear Radii, Effective Temperatures, and Shapes of Stars from Long-Baseline Optical Interferometry
Monday, 12/2 Russel White Georgia State University The Search for Young Planets
Monday, 12/9 Chung-Pei Ma UC Berkeley Supermassive Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies