University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

MN Institute for Astrophysics Colloquium

Fall Semester

Friday, September 14th 2018
Speaker: Paul Woodward, University of Minnesota
Subject: 3-D Stellar Hydrodynamics of Convective Boundary Mixing and its Consequences for Stellar Evolution
Friday, September 21st 2018
Party for Terry Thibeault, no colloquium.
Friday, September 28th 2018
No Colloquium. Physics Colloquium speaker is a planetary physicist.
Friday, October 5th 2018
There will be no colloquium this week
Friday, October 12th 2018
Speaker: Lucy Ziurys, University of Arizona
Subject: A Molecular View of the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution: Millimeter Observations of Supergiants and Planetary Nebulae
Friday, October 19th 2018
Speaker: Adam Frank, University of Rochester
Subject: Blowing Away Exoplanets: The Photo-evaporation of Planetary Atmospheres
Friday, October 26th 2018
Speaker: Bin Chen,Center for Solar Terrestrial Research, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Subject: Solar Flare Observations with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Friday, November 2nd 2018
Speaker: Vanessa Bailey, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
The WFIRST Coronagraph Instrument
Friday, November 9th 2018
Speaker: Gautham Narayan, Space Telescope Science Institute
Subject: From Tens to Tens of Thousands: Supernovae Science in the Big-Data Era
Friday, November 16th 2018
Speaker: Brian O'Shea, Michigan State University
Subject: Connecting the first stars in the universe to the Milky Way
Friday, November 30th 2018
Speaker: No Colloquium
Friday, December 7th 2018
Speaker: Tracy Clarke, Naval Research Lab
Subject: Low Frequency Astrophysics: From FRBs to Surveys
Friday, December 14th 2018
Speaker: Rafaella Margutti, Northwestern University
Subject: Discovery frontiers in the new era of Time Domain Multi-Messenger Astrophysics

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