U of Minnesota Astronomy DepartmentSpring 1999 Colloquia

Colloquium Coordinator: T.J. Jones

April 2-- Dr. Terry J. Jones, U. Minnesota. " Magnetic Fields in Starburst Galaxies "

April 9--

April 16-- Dr. Andrea Ghez, U.C.L.A . "High Proper Motion Stars in the Vicinity of Sgr A*: Evidence for a Supermassive Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy "

April 23-- Dr. Robert Morse, U. Wisconsin. "Neutrino Astronomoy--First Light from the AMANDA Detector"

April 30-- Dr. Alex Lazarian, U. Toronto. "Microwave Emission from Dust"

May 7-- Dr. Maria Womack, St. Cloud State University. "Cometary Outbursts at Large Heliocentric Distances"

May 14-- Dr. John Hiller, U. Pittsburgh. "The Enigmatic Massive Star Eta Carinae and its Optically Thick Stellar Wind"

May 21-- Dr. George Wetherill, Dept. Of Terrestrial Magnetism. "Formation of the Planets: A Science in its Adolescence!" 3:30 pm Rm 150, (This is a public lecture sponsored by the Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences in celebration of its 125th Anniversary

May 28--

June 4-- Dr. Cynthia Cattell, U. Minnesota (Physics) "Auroral Particle Acceleration: A FAST Perspective"

June 11-- No colloquim - Finals week

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