University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

MN Institute for Astrophysics Colloquium

semester, 2016

Friday, August 12th 2016
11:00 am:
Untitled in PAN 110
Speaker: Xavier Prochaska, U of California Santa Cruz
Subject: Rise of the Giant Lya Nebulae
Friday, September 9th 2016
There is no colloquium this week.
Friday, September 16th 2016
Speaker: Daniel Weisz, U.C. Berkeley
Subject: A PHAT New Measurement of the High-Mass Stellar IMF
Friday, September 23rd 2016
Speaker: See the listing for the SPA colloquium on Sept. 22nd - Lucy Fortson
Friday, September 30th 2016
Speaker: Caryl Gronwall, Penn State University
Subject: HETDEX and Star-Forming Galaxies of the z ~ 2 Universe
Friday, October 7th 2016
Speaker: Brad Peterson, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University and Distinguished Visiting Astronomy, Space Telescope Sci. Institute
Subject: Exploring the Inner Structure of Active Galactic Nuclei by Reverberation
Prof. Petrson was recently awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award from the University
Thursday, October 13th 2016
7:00 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Vuk Mandic, School of Physics & Astronomy, MN Institute for Astrophysics
Friday, October 14th 2016
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Faisst, IPAC, Caltech
Subject: Insights into the high-redshift Universe using Spitzer and Local Galaxies
Friday, October 21st 2016
Speaker: Nathan Smith, U of Arizona, Steward Observatory
Subject: Blast waves in circumstellar gas, and implications for the pre-supernova evolution of massive stars
Friday, October 28th 2016
Speaker: Dr. Cornelia Lang, U. Iowa
Subject: The Central Molecular Zone of the Galaxy: Dense Molecular Clouds, Massive Stars and Magnetic Fields
Friday, November 4th 2016
Speaker: Attila Kovacs, MIfA, U. Minnesota
Subject: Frontier science in the submillimeter and far-infrared
Friday, November 11th 2016
Speaker: John Phillips, MIfA, U. Minnesota
Subject: The Evolution of Systems of Satellite Galaxies in Local Group-like Environments.
Friday, November 18th 2016
Speaker: Marc Huertas-Company, University of Diderot, Paris
Subject: Quenching and bulge growth in massive galaxies
Friday, November 25th 2016
Speaker: No Colloquium - UofM closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Friday, December 2nd 2016
Speaker: Ming Sun, U. Alabama, Huntsville
Subject: Study Baryon Physics with Galaxy Groups and Clusters
Friday, December 9th 2016
There will be no colloquium this week.
Friday, December 16th 2016
There is no colloquium this week.

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