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Friday Scientific Lunch Talks

Friday Scientific Lunch Talks are held each Friday at 12:00 noon in the NOAO-Tucson Main Conference Room at 950 N. Cherry Avenue. Contact Gautham Narayan ( if you would like to make a presentation.

Sep 04, 2015
  • Wilson Cauley, Wesleyan
    Probing star planet interactions with pre-transit absorption signatures
Sep 11, 2015
  • Reed Riddle, Caltech
    Robo-AO: From Palomar to Kitt Peak N305
Sep 15, 2015
  • Sjoert van Velzen, JHU
    Assembling a Catalog of Singly- and Doubly-lobed Radio Sources from LOFAR & FIRST SIR, 15:00, Coffee Hour
Sep 18, 2015
  • Maria Drout, Harvard/CfA
    What Peculiar Transients Can Teach Us About Stellar Evolution and Stellar Death N305
  • Sjoert van Velzen, JHU
    Optical Observations of Stellar Tidal Disruption Flares N305
Sep 25, 2015
  • Matt Penn, NSO
    The Citizen CATE Experiment for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
  • Alessondra Springmann, U. Arizona LPL
    Radar Love: Recent Radar Results from Arecibo Observatory of Asteroids and Comets
Oct 02, 2015
  • Doug Roberts, Northwestern
    The WorldWide Telescope
  • Annalisa Calamida, STSci
    New Insights on the Galactic Bulge Initial Mass Function
Oct 09, 2015
  • Tod Lauer, NOAO
    Pluto - Come See!
Oct 16, 2015
  • Erin Lee Ryan, University of Maryland
    Giant Planet Migration: Results from Small Solar System Bodies
  • Ana Bonaca, Yale
    The Milky Way in Stereo: Constraints on the Galactic Gravitational Potential from Multiple Stellar Streams
Oct 23, 2015
  • Elisabeth Mills, NRAO
    The National Astronomy Consortium Student Program, and Research outcomes
Oct 30, 2015
  • Melissa Halford, U. Arizona
    The Bottom-Light Present Day Mass Function of the Peculiar Globular Cluster NGC 6535 N305
  • Feige Wang, Peking University
    The Most Luminous Quasars at z>5 N305
Nov 06, 2015
  • John Bally, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
    The Explosive BN/KL outflow behind the Orion Nebula: A recent protostellar merger?
  • Matt Stevans, UT Austin
    The Hobby Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) & Galaxy Evolution
Nov 13, 2015
  • Cara Battersby, Harvard/CfA
    Exposing Star Formation in our Galaxy's Center: A Window into the Distant Universe
Nov 20, 2015
  • None (No FLASH)
Nov 27, 2015
  • None (Thanksgiving Holiday)
Dec 04, 2015
  • Zhe Wang, U. Arizona Coumputer Science
    Interactive Data Visualization for Astronomy: Light Curve Exploration
  • Gautham Narayan, NOAO/UA
    Machine Learning for Transient Characterization Fun, and Rare Object Identification Profit
Dec 11, 2015
  • Knut Olsen, NOAO
    The NOAO Data Lab - A demonstration
  • Steph Sallum, U. Arizona
    Imaging Protoplanets: Observing Transition Disks with Non-Redundant Masking
Dec 18, 2015
  • David Arnett, U. Arizona
    Solar Abundances and Stellar Models: How Turbulence Affects Metalicity
  • Yancy Shirley, U. Arizona
    ALMA Observations of Prestellar Cores
Jan 08, 2016
  • None (No FLASH - AAS 227 Meeting)
Jan 15, 2016
  • Miao Li, Columbia
    Supernova Feedback: from Multiphase ISM to Multiphase Galactic Winds
  • Brian Svoboda, U. Arizona
    The Formation and Evolution of Protoclusters in the Milky Way
Jan 22, 2016
  • George Reike, U. Arizona
    Magnetic Grain Trapping and the Hot Excesses around Early-type Stars
  • Kate Su, U. Arizona
    The Inner Debris Structure in the Fomalhaut Planetary System
Jan 29, 2016
  • Dennis Zaritsky, U. Arizona
    Are Many Milky Way Globular Clusters in Dark Matter Subhalos?
  • Tod Lauer, NOAO
    Pluto - Come See!
Feb 05, 2016
  • Min-Kai Lin, U. Arizona
    How to fragment protostellar disks with your bare hands
  • Open
Feb 12, 2016
  • Stephanie Juneau, CEA-Saclay
    Supermassive Black Hole Growth and Extreme Gas Conditions in Galaxies
Feb 19, 2016
  • None (No FLASH)
Feb 26, 2016
  • Everett Schlawin, U. Arizona
    Commissioning of the ARCoIRIS instrument at the 4m Blanco Steward N305
  • Cameron Hummels, Caltech
    Spectral Deception: Using Simulations to Better Interpret Absorption Spectra Steward N305
Mar 04, 2016
  • None (No FLASH - Steward Internal Symposium)
Mar 11, 2016
  • Dennis Crabtree, DAO
    Metrics for Observatories
Mar 18, 2016
  • None (No FLASH - Spring Break)
Mar 25, 2016
  • Sarah Pearson, Columbia
    Gaseous Dwarf-Dwarf Interactions in the Local Universe Steward N305
  • Casey Papovich, Texas A&M
    ALMA Observations of Gas Fractions of Milky Way Progenitors at z=1.2-1.3 Steward N305
Apr 01, 2016
  • Jeff Carlin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute/Haverford
    Characterizing the SHARDS of Disrupted Milky Way Satellites with LAMOST
  • Aimee Hungerford, LANL
    Physics at LANL - Brought to You by Astronomers
Apr 08, 2016
  • Siyi Xu, ESO
    Planetary Systems around White Dwarfs Steward N305
  • Vivienne Baldassare, U. Michigan
    Active massive black holes in dwarf galaxies Steward N305
Apr 15, 2016
  • K Decker French, U. Arizona
    The End of Star Formation in Galaxies: Tracing Evolution through the Post-Starburst Phase
Apr 22, 2016
  • Jonelle Walsh, Texas A&M
    Measuring Black Holes in Compact, High-dispersion Galaxies
Apr 29, 2016
  • Richard Plotkin, Curtin University
  • Matthew Kenworthy, Leiden University
    Mass and period limits on the ringed companion transiting the young star J1407
May 06, 2016
  • Julie Steffen, AAS
    TBD Steward N305
  • Erik Tollerud, STSci
    TBD Steward N305
May 13, 2016
  • Etienne Bachelet, LCOGT
  • Open
May 20, 2016
  • Thomas Beatty, Penn State
  • Open
May 27, 2016
  • Jianwei Lyu, U. Arizona
    Hot and warm dust deficient Palomar-Green quasars and their high-redshift counterparts
  • Open

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