U of Minnesota Astronomy DepartmentSpring 1999 Colloquia

Colloquium Coordinator: E. Skillman

January 26-- Dr. John Stocke, University of Colorado. " Is this the Forest Primeval?: Observing the Local Lyman Alpha Forest with HST "

February 2-- Dr. Liliya Williams, University of Minnesota. " Analytical Approach to Formation of Dark Matter Halos on Galaxy and Cluster Scales "

February 9--

February 16-- Dr. Russell Taylor, University of Calgary. " The International Galactic Plane Survey "

February 23-- Dr. Kerstin Weis, University of Minnesota. " The Structure and Kinematics of Nebulae around Luminous Blue Variables "

March 2-- Drs. Kent Kirkby & Paul Morin, University of Minnesota, Geology. " Using Visualization to Incorporate Primary Data into Undergraduate Science Education "

March 9-- Dr. Dominik Bomans, University of Bochum (Germany). " Warm and Hot Diffuse Gas in Dwarf Galaxies "

March 16-- Dr. Jon Morse, University of Colorado. " Perspectives on NASA's Space Science Enterprise Strategic Plan and Future UV-Optical Space Observatories "

March 23-- Dr. Snezana Stanimirovic, NAIC-Arecibo Observatory. " The Interstellar Medium in the Small Magellanic Cloud "

March 30-- No colloquium--Spring Break

April 6-- Dr. James Truran, University of Chicago. " Abundances as Tracers of the Star Formation Histories of Galaxies "

April 13-- Dr. Dan McCammon, University of Wisconsin, Madison. " Thermal Calorimetry of Individual Photons: A New Technique for High Resolution X-Ray Spectroscopy "

April 20-- Dr. Steve Odewahn, Arizona State University. " Distant Galaxy Classification: A Blue Light Special "

April 27-- Dr. Elisha Polomski, University of Minnesota. " The Origin of the Infrared Excess of Herbig Stars "

May 4-- Dr. Christopher Taylor, University of Massachusetts. " CO Emission from Star Forming Dwarf Galaxies "

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