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SOFIA Science Center Colloquia: Spring 2012

The talks are held on Wednesday afternoons, 3:30 - 4:30 pm (any exceptions are noted in the table).

Date Speaker
February 15 John Bieging
(U. of Arizona)
Mapping the Connections between Molecular Clouds, Star Formation and Stellar Feedback
February 22 Darek Lis
Recent Spectroscopy Highlights from Herschel/HIFI
February 29 Jens Kauffmann (JPL/Caltech) How Star Formation Modes and Thresholds Manifest in Molecular Cloud Structure
March 7 Joel Kastner
Young Stars Near Earth: a Close Look at Irradiated Protoplanetary Disks
March 14 Rolf Kuiper
Radiation Pressure Feedback in Massive Star Formation - Breaking through the radiation pressure barrier and launching stable radiation-pressure-dominated outflow cavities
March 21 Giles Novak (Northwestern U.) Mapping Magnetic Fields near Low-Mass Class 0 Protostars
March 28 TBD TBD
April 11 Mark Devlin
(Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Where Did Half the Starlight in the Universe Go?
April 18 Gordon Stacey
(Cornell University)
Far-IR Fine-structure Line Emission at High Redshift: Current Work and Prospects for SOFIA
April 25 Jason Glenn
(U. Colorado - Boulder)
Probing the Cosmic History of Star Formation in Galaxies with Herschel and CCAT
May 2 John Everett
(U. Wisconsin - Madison)
Dust vs. Goliath: The Impact of Dust Grains in Pc-Scale Wind-Blown Bubbles
May 9 Sukanya Chakrabarti (Florida Atlantic University) Deciphering the Tidal Imprints of Satellites on HI disks
May 16 Leslie Looney
(U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
The Structure of Class 0 Protostars: Morphology and Evolution
May 23 Chat Hull
(U. California - Berkeley)
Polarization in Forming Stars: Probing Small Scales with CARMA
May 30 Yiannis Tsamis
(ESO Garching)
June 7 Todd Trip
(U. Massachusetts)
First Results from the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph: Massive Galactic Winds, Cold Accretion, and a New Discovery Space





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