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Astrophysics Group Seminars

On Tuesday afternoons in the Library, the Astrophysics Group meets for seminars (internal and external) and to discuss topics from general astronomy to group matters. These get-togethers are specifically meant to be very informal. They are intended to promote the free exchange of ideas between members of the group and others.

Speakers normally give presentations of up to an hour (including time for questions) and these will begin at 3pm unless stated otherwise.

In charge for the period 1st July to 31st December 2004 are Alex Blustin and Patricia Schady.

Calendar 2004 July to December
Date Title Speaker
6 Jul - no seminar -

Wed 14 Jul
Common Room
Planetary Foreshock Radio Emissions
Zdenka Kuncic
University of Sydney
20 Jul Inflow vs. Outflow in Turbulent MHD Accretion Flows around Black Holes
Zdenka Kuncic
University of Sydney
12 Oct - no seminar -

21 Oct
Ariel House
The RATS (RApid Time Survey) Programme: Looking for Short Period (2-60min) Variable Objects in the Optical
Pasi Hakala
University of Helsinki
26 Oct
- no seminar -

2 Nov Ultra-Compact Binaries
Gavin Ramsay
5 Nov High Energy Properties of Dark Gamma-Ray Bursts
Massimiliano De Pasquale
9 Nov
Ariel House
The X-ray Universe at z=3
Paul Nandra
Imperial College London
15 Nov
Ariel House
A High-z Fossil Group As Frame Work for Cluster and Galaxy Evolution
Prof. Mel Ulmer
Northwestern University
23 Nov Rapid Optical and Infrared Followup of Gamma Ray-Burst Afterglows with the Liverpool Robotic Telescope
Carole Mundell
Liverpool John Moores University
26 Nov (Friday) The REM telescope: monitoring the prompt optical and NIR afterglow of GRBs
Angelo Antonelli
Rome Observatory
30 Nov
Ariel House
General Relativistic Radiative Transfer in Tori
Steve Von Fuerst
7 Dec
- no seminar -

14 Dec TBA
Chris Copperwheat
21 Dec - no seminar -

If you have any comments or if you'd like to come and give us a seminar, please drop Alex or Patricia a line.

Astrophysics seminars January to June 2005
Astrophysics seminars January to June 2004
Astrophysics seminars January to June 2003
Astrophysics seminars January to June 2003
Astrophysics seminars July to December 2002
Astrophysics seminars January to June 2002
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last updated 29 November 2004 - Patricia Schady