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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 (gnarayan@noao.edu) 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
  • Yumi Choi, U. Arizona
    Resolved Stars' Insights into Galaxy Physics: (1) Mapping fesc for NGC 4214, (2) Testing density wave theory in M81, and (3) Tracing stellar structures in M31.
  • Diana Dragomir, MIT
    The Diversity of Super-Earth Atmospheres
Nov 04, 2016
  • Stephen Ro, U. Toronto
    Stellar outbursts: How Sound Waves Can Explode a Star Steward N305
  • Ekta Patel, U. Arizona
    Challenging the Paradigm: A New Orbital History for M33 Steward N305
Nov 11, 2016
  • None (Veteran's Day - U of A Holiday)
Nov 18, 2016
  • Irene Shivaei, UCR
    A Multi-Wavelength Census of Star Formation and Dust in Galaxies at z ~ 2
  • Hans Zinnecker, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
    Airborne Astronomy with SOFIA: Motivation and a Few Science Highlights
Nov 25, 2016
  • None (Thanksgiving)
Dec 02, 2016
  • Renu Malhotra, UA LPL
    Corralling a distant unseen planet with extreme resonant Kuiper belt objects
Dec 09, 2016
  • Allison Merritt, Yale
    Substantial Variation in the Stellar Halos of Spiral Galaxies
  • Jessy Jose, KIAA, Peking University
    Low-mass young stellar population in the feedback driven star forming regions
Dec 16, 2016
  • Sebastiano Cantalupo, ETH Zurich IfA
    Direct imaging of the dark Universe with the help of Integral Field Spectroscopy and supermassive black-holes Steward N305
  • Jun Yang, Harvard/CfA
    A Comprehensive Library of X-ray Pulsars in the Small Magellanic Cloud: Time Evolution of their Luminosities and Spin Periods Steward N305
Jan 13, 2017
  • Michael Brown, Monash University
    Star formation rate indicators and the blue sequence of galaxies
  • Federico Fraschetti, LPL
    Particle acceleration model for the broadband baseline spectrum of the Crab nebula
Jan 20, 2017
  • Jeremy Bailin, U. Alabama
    The History of Chemical Enrichment in Simulated Galaxies
Jan 27, 2017
  • Jesús Treviño, UA, Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence and Senior Diversity Officer
    Creating the Engaged University: The Inclusive Excellence Strategic Model
  • Charlie Kilpatrick, UC Santa Cruz
    On the Progenitor of the Type IIb Supernova 2016gkg
Feb 03, 2017
  • Chien-Hsiu Lee, NAOJ
    Time domain studies of M31
  • Jonathan P. Marshall, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Searching for exo-Kuiper belts around Exoplanet Host Stars
Feb 10, 2017
  • Annalisa Calamida, NOAO
    A Network of DA White Dwarfs as Spectrophotometric Standards for Future Surveys & The not so simple Globular Cluster Omega Cen
Feb 17, 2017
  • Stephen Ridgway, NOAO
    L2 Pup: A preview of our solar system 5 billion years hence?
  • Peter Milne, U. Arizona
    Science Achievements of Neil Gehrels: A pioneer in gamma-ray astronomy
Feb 24, 2017
  • None (No FLASH - Rodeo Day)
Mar 03, 2017
  • None (No FLASH - Steward Internal Symposium, Kuiper 308)
Mar 10, 2017
  • Joan Najita, NOAO
    Rocky Planet Formation: Quick and Neat
Mar 17, 2017
  • None (No FLASH - UA Spring Recess)
Mar 24, 2017
  • Monika Soraisam, NOAO
    Three faces of novae - supernova Ia progenitors, fast transients, supersoft X-ray sources
Mar 31, 2017
  • Stephanie Juneau, NOAO & CEA-Saclay
    Supermassive black holes and the fate of galaxies
  • Edward Montiel, UC Davis
    The Echelon Cross Echelle Spectrograph (EXES) for SOFIA
Apr 14, 2017
  • None (No FLASH - Spring Day)
Apr 28, 2017
  • Lucianne Walkowicz, Adler Planetarium
    Unsupervised Learning for Anomaly Detection: Rediscovering Boyajian’s Star
  • Adam Miller, Northwestern
    The LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program
May 05, 2017
  • Nikolay Nikolov, University of Exeter
    From gas-giants to rocky exo-Earths: atmospheric characterization of transiting exoplanets Steward N505
May 12, 2017
  • None (No FLASH - UA Commencement)
May 19, 2017
  • Robert Nikutta, NOAO
    AGN from every angle (and at many wavelengths)
  • William Keel, U. Alabama
    Extended ionized clouds, fading AGN, and feedback modes
May 26, 2017
  • Luis Henry Quiroga, Leiden University
    Astrometric comparison between Gaia and radio surveys for the Galactic plane.
  • Abi Saha, NOAO
    What Multi-band Photometry of RR Lyraes can tell us about the Galactic Bulge
Jun 16, 2017
  • Dummy Author, Dummy Univ
    Dummy Title Steward N305

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