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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.

Aug 19, 2016
  • Evan Schneider, U. Arizona
    Simulating Galactic Winds on Supercomputers Using Cholla
Aug 26, 2016
  • Klaus Strassmeier, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
    "Feel the taste!" - PEPSI for the LBT
Sep 02, 2016
  • Kevin Robert Wagner, U. Arizona
    Direct Imaging Discovery of a Jovian Exoplanet in a Triple Star System
  • Aaron Kilgallon, U. Arizona
    Observational Constraints On Dynamical Tides In Massive Binary Stars
Sep 09, 2016
  • Ed Prather, U. Arizona
    Obama, Clinton, and Trump Walk Into Your Science Classroom… What Should You Teach Them and Why?
  • Eckhart Spalding, U. Arizona
    Around the Catch-22: Differential Photometry Redward of K-band with 'Wall-eyed' Pointing at the LBT
Sep 16, 2016
  • Russel White, Georgia State University
    Towards More Accurate A Star Ages from Interferometric Measurements
  • Vanessa Bailey, Stanford
    Status and Performance of the Gemini Planet Imager
Sep 23, 2016
  • Feige Wang, Peking University
    Quasars at Cosmic Dawn: Discoveries and Probes of the Early Universe
  • Jinyi Yang, Peking University
    Quasar surveys and the quasar luminosity function (QLF) at z >~ 5
Sep 30, 2016
  • None (No FLASH - NOAO 2017A proposal deadline)
Oct 07, 2016
  • Daniel Apai, UA LPL
    Extrasolar Storms and Cloud Atlas: Clouds and Atmospheric Dynamics in Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets
  • Allison Strom, Caltech
    Star-formation history and chemical enrichment in the early Universe: clues from the rest-UV and rest-optical spectra of high-redshift galaxies
Oct 14, 2016
  • J. Xavier Prochaska, UCO/Lick Observatory
    Rise of the Enormous Lya Nebula (ELAN)
  • Nienke van der Marel, UH IfA
    Resolving gas and dust in transitional disks: the ALMA view on planet formation
Oct 21, 2016
  • Brenda Frye, U. Arizona
    The Best ‘Optics’ for JWST: the Planck Connection
  • Meredith MacGregor, Harvard/CfA
    Millimeter Studies of Nearby Debris Disks
Oct 28, 2016
  • Open
  • Diana Dragomir, MIT
Nov 04, 2016
  • Stephen Ro, U. Toronto
    [placeholder: Sonoluminescence and Stellar Outbursts] Steward N305
  • Ekta Patel, U. Arizona
    TBD Steward N305
Nov 11, 2016
  • None (Veteran's Day - U of A Holiday)
Nov 18, 2016
  • Irene Shivaei, UCR
  • Hans Zinnecker, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
    [placeholder: LBTI]
Nov 25, 2016
  • None (Thanksgiving)
Dec 02, 2016
  • Renu Malhotra, UA LPL
    [placeholder: Solar System Dynamics]
Dec 09, 2016
  • Allison Merritt, Yale
    [placeholder: Stellar halos of Nearby Galaxies with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array]
  • Jessy Jose, KIAA, Peking University
Dec 16, 2016
  • Sebastiano Cantalupo, ETH Zurich IfA
    [placeholder: Latest Results from MUSE]
  • Jun Yang, Harvard/CfA
    [placeholder: A library of the known X-ray pulsars in the Small Magellanic Cloud: Time evolution of their luminosities and spin periods]

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