Astro seminar

Fall 2006

The astro seminar is a platform for all researchers in Astrophysics, i.e. grad students, PHD students, instructors, postdocs, professors [did I forget anybody?], to present their work or (as in a journal club) a paper they find interesting.



The seminar starts at 12.00.
Time slots are 30 minutes for the talk, plus 15 minutes for questions and discussion.
Please send me the title of your talk, together with a useful reference (if applicable) at least 8 days ahead of your talk, so I can properly announce it.

Date Speaker                                                                 
Wed 13-Sep-2006  
Wed 20-Sep-2006 Dennis Leahy
Pulse shape modeling for accreting millisecond pulsars
Wed 27-Sep-2006 Wolfgang Dobler
How round is a (quark) star?
Wed 04-Oct-2006 Phil Langill
Adaptive Optics – where are we now, where are we heading?
Wed 11-Oct-2006 Julie Grant
Compact Polarized Radio Sources
Wed 18-Oct-2006 Nicole Kaiser
Estimating the spatial density of near-Earth asteroids
Wed 25-Oct-2006 David Ballantyne
A Possible Link Between the Galactic Center HESS Source and Sgr A*
Wed 01-Nov-2006 Rachid Ouyed
Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays and extra dimensions
Wed 08-Nov-2006 David Hobill
Gravitational Lensing and the Binary Pulsar System PSR J0737-3039AB
Wed 15-Nov-2006 Coire Cadeau
Modelling Pulse Profiles of Millisecond X-ray Pulsars
Wed 22-Nov-2006 Jeroen Stil
The fractional polarization of faint polarized radio sources
Wed 29-Nov-2006 Nicole Wityk
Quark Stars as Inner Engines of Gamma Ray Bursts: Energetics, Duration and Lightcurves
Wed 06-Dec-2006 Jo-Anne Brown
He said, she said: The quest for the truth about the Galactic magnetic field


Meeting room SB 605D

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To sign up for a talk, contact Wolfgang Dobler at, see him in SB 527B, or call him at 220-6367.

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Last updated 06-Sep-2006 by Wolfgang Dobler
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