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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 Monika Soraisam ( and/or Robert Nikutta ( if you would like to make a presentation.

Aug 02, 2018
  • Matt Siebert, UC Santa Cruz
    Investigating the Diversity of Type Ia Supernova Properties with a Relational Database
Aug 24, 2018
  • Open
  • Peter Milne, Steward
    Swift UVOT Observations of Narrow-peaked SNe Ia: Two Groups?
Aug 31, 2018
  • None
Sep 07, 2018
  • Jacob Jencson, Caltech
    Hunting for Hidden Explosions with SPIRITS
Sep 14, 2018
  • Jordan Stone, Steward
    The LEECH Exoplanet Imaging Survey: Limits on Planet Occurrence Rates Under Conservative Assumptions
Sep 21, 2018
  • None (No FLASH - Steward Internal Symposium))
Sep 28, 2018
  • Marko Stalevski, Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade/Serbia
    Towards a new paradigm of dust structure in AGN: Dissecting the mid-IR emission of Circinus galaxy
  • Frank Valdes, NOAO
    The Absolute Magnitude Distribution of Near Earth Objects (NEOs)
Oct 05, 2018
  • Dan Li, NOAO
    Probing magnetic fields in protoplanetary disks with mid-infrared imaging polarimetry
  • Vasiliy Demchenko, University of Edinburgh
    Modelling the evolution of cosmic voids
Oct 12, 2018
  • Constance Walker, NOAO
    Big Data and the Teen Astronomy Café: Cultivating Talented Youth Toward STEM
  • Open
Oct 19, 2018
  • Peter Blanchard, CfA/Harvard
    Needles in a Haystack: Searching for Exotic Transients in the Era of Wide-Field Surveys
  • David Brown, Vatican Observatory
    The Ongoing Mystery of sdB Stars
Oct 26, 2018
  • Travis Rector, University of Alaska
    Using Real Data in the Classroom with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
  • Allison Strom, Carnegie
    Rethinking metallicity: the quest to measure galaxy abundances in the early universe
Nov 02, 2018
  • Kevin Hainline, Steward
    JWST's Distant Galaxies: Tools, Simulations, and Analysis Steward N305
  • Jenna Freudenburg, Ohio State University
    Measuring weak lensing magnification with the Fundamental Plane Steward N305
Nov 09, 2018
  • Jeremy Bailin, Univ. of Alabama
    Clumpy Star Formation and Internal Iron Spreads in Globular Clusters
  • Mengtao Tang, Steward
    MMT/MMIRS spectroscopy of z = 1.3 - 2.4 extreme [OIII] emitters: Implications for galaxies in the reionization-era
Nov 15, 2018
  • Hsing Wen (Edward) Lin, University of Michigan
    The z=10^-14 Universe: What Can the Dark Energy Survey Teach Us About Our Own Solar System? Special FLASH
Nov 16, 2018
  • Yvette Cendes, University of Toronto
Nov 23, 2018
  • None (No FLASH - Thanksgiving)
Nov 30, 2018
  • Micheal Gutierrez, Univ. of Arizona
  • Emily Walla, Univ. of Arizona
Dec 07, 2018
  • Brigitta Sipocz, DIRAC Institute, Univ. of Washington
    The Astropy Project: A Community Python Ecosystem for Astronomy
  • Lia Corrales, University of Michigan
    Collaborations in the Extreme: The Rise of Open Code Development in the Scientific Community
Dec 12, 2018
  • Sungryong Hong, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
    Big Data Astronomy: Large-scale Graph Analyses of Five Different Multiverses
Dec 14, 2018
  • Eckhart Spalding, Steward
    Status of Imaging Interferometry with LBTI
  • Richard D'Souza, UM-Ann Arbor
    Unravelling the Andromeda Galaxy's most massive merger
Dec 21, 2018
  • None (No FLASH - Holiday break)
Dec 28, 2018
  • None (No FLASH - Holiday break)
Jan 04, 2019
  • Ramesh Mainali, Steward
  • Thomas Beatty, Steward
Jan 11, 2019
  • Joachim Harnois-Deraps, University of Edinburgh
    Jan11 2019
  • Samantha Scibelli, Steward
    High-Velocity Bullets from V Hydrae, an AGB Star in Transition: HST Observations, Ejection History and Spatio-Kinematic Modeling
Jan 18, 2019
  • Aaron Meisner, NOAO
  • Jerry Sellwood, Steward
    Discriminating among theories of spiral structure using Gaia DR2
Jan 25, 2019
  • Kyle Kaplan, Steward
  • Open
Mar 01, 2019
  • Guy Perrin, LESIA / Observatoire de Paris
    Results from GRAVITY

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