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Astrophysics Colloquium
Fall 2006 - Coordinated by E.D. Skillman
Held in Physics 210 at 3:35pm on Fridays
(unless otherwise noted)

September 15 Dr. Adam Steltzner, JPL
Due to illness, Dr. Adam Steltzner's colloquium has been cancelled.
Host: R.D. Gehrz
September 22 Dr. William Reach, Spitzer Science Center
Title: "Star Formation in the Elephant Trunk Nebula"
Host: M. Kelley
September 29 Dr. Sebastian Hidalgo, U. Minnesota, Astronomy
Title: "On the Extended Structures of Dwarf Galaxies"
Host: -
October 6 Dr. Jacco van Loon, Keele University
Title: "Red (Super)Giants and Their Galactic Ecology"
Host: C. Woodward
October 13 No Colloquium
October 20 Dr. Michel Janssen, U. Minnesota, Hist. Sci. & Tech.
Title: "Why Einstein Introduced the Cosmological Constant"
Host: T.J. Jones
October 27 Dr. Ludmilla Kolokolova, U. Maryland
Title: "The Deep Impact Mission: What We Have Learned"
Host: T.J. Jones
November 3 Dr. Eiichiro Komatsu, U. Texas
Title: "Polarized Light in the Cosmic Microwave Background: WMAP Three-Year Results"
Host: S. Hanany
November 10 Dr. Roy Gal, U. California, Davis
Title:"The ORELSE Survey: Observations of Redshift Evolution in Large Scale"
Host: L. Rudnick
November 17 Dr. Jennifer Hoffman, UC Berkeley
Title: "Polarized Line Profiles as Diagnostics of Circumstellar Geometry in Type IIn Supernovae"
Host: A. Cole
Novemeber 24 No Colloquium - Thanksgiving
December 1 Dr. Patrick Slane, Harvard-Smithsonian, CfA
Title: "The Structure and Evolution of Pulsar Wind Nebulae"
Host: T.W. Jones
December 8 Dr. James Truran, U. Chicago
Title: "Type Ia Supernovae: Energetics, Explosions and Nucleosynthesis"
Host: R.D. Gehrz