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Forthcoming AST Colloquia

Tea and cookies will be available 3:45PM - 4:15 PM, and the talk will begin at 4:15 PM.
It may be possible to have dinner with the speaker; if interested, please contact Michael Richmond.
Please visit the  UR Detailed Schedule for a combined list of all RIT & UR Colloquia. 
RIT AST Colloquia Schedule
2014-15 Speaker Information
9/22/2014 Shoshanna Cole Cornell University Roving the Red Hills of Mars 76-1275
10/6/2014 Jason Nordhaus RIT NTID The Physics of Evolved Stars 76-1275
10/27/2014 Kathryn Johnston Columbia University Where's the Matter? : Tails form the Milky Way's Past 76-1275
11/21/2014 Jeremy Leconte Unversity of Toronto (CITA) Are exoplanets really tidally synchronized? 76-1275
11/24/2014 Andrew Zentner University of Pittsburgh 76-1275
12/1/2014 Barry Madore Carnegie Observatories
3/20/2015 Brian Metzger Columbia University TBA 76-1275
4/20/2015 Jillian Bellovary Vanderbilt University TBA 76-1275
5/4/2015 Ata Sarajedini University of Florida TBA 76-1275
5/11/2015 Matthew Duez Washington State University TBA 76-1275
5/18/2015 Lars Hernquist Harvard-Smithsonian (CfA)  TBA 76-1275

2013-2014 Academic Year: RIT AST Colloquia

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of Talk
5/19/2014 Annika Peter
Ohio State University
WIMP physics with direct detection
4/21/2014 Karin Oberg
Center for Astrophysics
The Chemistry of Planet Formation
4/7/2014 Mariska Kriek University of California Berkeley Reconstructing the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies
3/24/2014 David Wilner
Center for Astrophysics
A New "Radio Era" for the Study of Planet-Forming Disks
3/10/2014 Matthew Walker Carnegie Mellon University Galactic Dynamics and the Nature of Dark Matter
3/3/2014 Leslie Hebb Hobart and William Smith Colleges Mapping small and large-scale magnetic features on low mass star
2/3/2014 Kristine Spekkens Queen’s University A Model-Based Approach for Measuring Disk Galaxy Structure
12-2-2013 Jonathan Levine Colgate University Dating Extraterrestrials
11-22-2013 Chat Hull University of California Berkeley Polarization science with CARMA
11-18-2013 Eric Gawiser Rutgers University Probing Cosmology with Distant Galaxies in the Era of Big Data
11-4-2013 Ester Aliu
Barnard College &
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory (CAL)
Astrophysics at the TeV Scale
10-21-2013 Eric Huff Ohio State University How to get more out of your lensing signal
9-30-2013 George Privon
University of Virginia &
The National Radio Astronomy
Observatory in Charlottesville
Dynamical Models of Galaxy Mergers: Connecting Simulations and Data
9-13-2013 Dan Batcheldor Florida Institute of Technology Extreme Contrast Ratio Astronomy