STRW local: Colloquia


This week's colloquia are highlighted.

 Dainis Dravins
(Lund Observatory)
Intensity Interferometry and Imaging of Stellar Surfaces Keller
 Peter Schilke
(U Cologne)
High-Mass Star Formation - Status and Challenges Brandl
16/02 Imke de Pater
(University of California, Berkeley)
Peering through Jupiter's Clouds with Keck and the VLA Brandl
11:00Reinout van Weeren
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Exciting Physics with Merging Galaxy Clusters Kuijken
 Yuri Levin
(Monash University, Melbourne)
The secret life of magnetars NOVA/spz
 Mario Tafalla
(Observatorio Astronomico Nacional, Madrid )
ALMA observations of protostellar jets. Trying to understand the mechanism of outflow acceleration Hogerheijde
 Sebastiano Cantalupo
(ETH Zürich)
A 3D View of the Dark Universe: Illuminating intergalactic gas with fluorescent Lyman-alpha emission Schaye
 Amélie Saintonge
(University College London)
The role of gas flows in regulating galaxy evolution Bouwens
11:00Ricardo Herbonnet
(Leiden Observatory)
From shapes to science Henk
 Lennart Lindegren
(Lund University)
Towards Gaia DR2: The astrometric solution Brown
 Pratika Dayal
(Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen)
The first billion years of galaxy formation in Cold and Warm Dark Matter Cosmologies Kuijken
06/04 Roland Wester
(Inst. fuer Ionenphysik, Uni Innsbruck)
On the coming and going of interstellar negative ions Linnartz
13/04 François Mernier
(Leiden Observatory)
From supernovae to galaxy clusters: Observing the chemical enrichment in the hot intra-cluster medium (PhD colloquium) Kaastra
 Jean-Michel Désert
(Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Characterizing Exoplanets’ Atmospheres to Reveal Planetary Origins, Climate and Habitability Kenworthy
04/05 Stephen Pompea
Astronomy Public Engagement: Six Essential, But Not Easy Lessons TBD
18/05 Roberto Capuzzo-Dolcetta,
(Dep. of Physics, Sapienza, University of Roma, Italy)
Compact Massive Objects in galaxies SPZ
01/06 Paola Caselli
(Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching)
Chemistry at the dawn of star formation and links to our Solar System Hogerheijde
15/06 Clément Bonnerot
(Leiden Observatory)
(PhD Colloquium) Rossi
22/06 Stella Offner
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Towards a Unified Model for Star Formation: Forging Order from Randomness Hogerheijde
29/06 Olivier Berné
The quest for cabonaceous macromolecules in space Xander
 Wolfgang Gieren
(Universidad de Concepcion)
Cepheid distances from the Baade-Wesselink method in the Gaia era Lub
07/09 Susanne Pfalzner
Disk destruction processes in young star clusters SPZ
14/0915:45Michiel Brentjens
Aperture holography with phased array telescopes Huub
05/10 Amaury Triaud
(University of Birmingham)
The Plurality of Worlds Matt
12/1015:45Andrea Ferrara
(Scuola Normale Superiore)
The Interstellar Medium of High Redshift Galaxies SPZ
19/1015:45Maria Lugaro
(Konkoly Observatory, Budapest)
Radionuclides from cosmochronology to habitability SPZ
09/11 Thomas Henning
From Protoplanetary Disks to Exoplanet Atmospheres TBD
30/1115:45Raymond Pierrehumbert

Unless noted otherwise, colloquia take place at the Oort Building, Niels Bohrweg 2, Leiden, in the De Sitter Zaal on the ground floor, on Thursdays, and start 16:00 sharp!
Tea and coffee is available from 15:45. 

For questions and/or suggestions concerning the colloquium series, please contact Michiel Hogerheijde (e-mail ) or Simon Portegies Zwart (e-mail )
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