Astronomy

Astronomy Seminars are generally held on Friday afternoon from 4:10-5:30 P.M. in Room 3, Physics Hall. Special Seminars may be held at different times, so please check the event listings for complete details.

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Probing the link between star-formation history and young x-ray binary populations: the case of the Small Magellanic Cloud

Friday, 28th Aug 2009 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 3
Dr. Valsamo Antoniou, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

NSO IRES Program and Herbig Ae/Be Stars

Friday, 11th Sep 2009 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Sarah Willis (Iowa State University)

Trigger Simulations for the VERITAS Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope Array

Friday, 18th Sep 2009 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Arun Madhavan (Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 18th Sep 2009 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
The planetarium show is for all ages, followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).

New Treasures of the Milky Way from Spitzer's Galactic Surveys

Friday, 25th Sep 2009 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Chip Kobulnicky (University of Wyoming)

Review of "Mode lifetimes of stellar oscillations", Chaplin et al. (2009, A&A, 500, 21)

Friday, 16th Oct 2009 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Riley Smith (Iowa State University)

Sounding Stellar Interiors: Space-Based Asteroseismology with Kepler

Friday, 23rd Oct 2009 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University

Planetarium Show

Friday, 23rd Oct 2009 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows will start at 7 pm, 7:45 pm and 8:30 pm. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 pm. The shows are suitable for all ages, and are followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).

Models of the Intergalactic Gas in Stephan's Quintet

Friday, 30th Oct 2009 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall 3
Jeong-Sun Hwang, Iowa State University

Abundance Analyses of Extreme Metal-Poor Stars

Friday, 6th Nov 2009 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall 3
Sung-Ju Kang, Iowa State University

Simulating Emission Line Profiles for Superhumping Cataclysmic Variables

Friday, 6th Nov 2009 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall 3
Josh Cardenzana, Iowa State University

Physics seminar

Friday, 13th Nov 2009 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall 3
"A Two Zone Model of Nonthermal Radiation from SNR RX J1713.7-3946," Song Park, graduate student, ISU physics and astronomy.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 13th Nov 2009 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows will start at 7pm, 7:45pm and 8:30 pm. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 pm. The shows are suitable for all ages, and are followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).

Polishing (our understanding of) the Ring (Galaxies) and Hunting for More in the Galaxy Zoo (.org)

Friday, 4th Dec 2009 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall, Room 3
Curt Struck, Iowa State University

Planetarium Show

Friday, 4th Dec 2009 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows start at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. The shows are suitable for all ages, and are followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).