Seminars Winter 2010

Talk abstracts, if provided, are reached by clicking on the speaker's name.

Wednesday 13th January
Chiara Tonini
University of Portsmouth
Hierarchical models of high redshift galaxies with TP-AGB stars

Wednesday 20th January
Martin Hendry
University of Glasgow
Probing the dark side of the Universe with gravitational waves

Wednesday 27th January
George Becker
IoA, University of Cambridge
Observational Signatures of Hydrogen and Helium Reionization

Wednesday 3rd February
Mark Gieles
ESO and University of Edinburgh
Star Cluster Disruption

Extra Seminar: Thursday 4th February
Elise Laird
Results from the AEGIS-X survey of the Extended Groth Strip

Wednesday 10th February
Johan Richard
Durham University
Studying the very high redshift Universe with gravitational telescopes

Wednesday 17th February
Peter Coles
University of Cardiff
Cosmic Anomalies

Extra Seminar: Tuesday 23rd February
Sean Farrell
University of Leicester
Hunting for exotic objects in the 2XMM serendipitous source catalogue

Wednesday 24th February
Wing-Fai Thi
University of Edinburgh
Chemistry in Star and Planet Formation: Near and Far

Wednesday 3rd March: No Seminar

Extra seminar: Thursday 4th March at *** 4pm ***
James Binney
Oxford University
Models of our Galaxy: why, how and what they do for us

Wednesday 10th March
Andrew Hopkins
Is the stellar initial mass function universal?

Extra seminar: Thursday 11th March
Marc Balcells
ING, La Palma
ING's plans for the WHT

Wednesday 17th March
Guilhem Lavaux
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
The velocity field of the 2MASS Redshift Survey and its cosmological implications

Extra Seminar: Friday 19th March
Bob Gehrz
University of Minnesota
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

Wednesday 24th March at 4pm
Phil Marshall
Kavli Institute, SLAC
Finding and Using Gravitational Lenses

Wednesday 31st March
Matt Hollister
MUSIC at the CSO: A multicolour instrument for (sub)millimetre astrophysics

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