Astro 505, Fall 2002
End of Term Symposium
Wednesday and Friday, 11-13 December 2002
3:10-4:10, Room 43 Physics Bldg.
All talks will be 15 minutes in length, with 5 minutes for questions. Please
note that we must begin precisely at 3:10 and will finish at 4:10 on each day
under this schedule, so please be prompt at the start of each session, and be
prepared to stay for the full hour.
The entire department of Physics and Astronomy is welcome to attend these
talks, but we ask that during the question period, members of Astro 405/505
be given priority.
For accesss to online versions of the articles to be discussed, click on the
Wednesday, December 11, 2002
- 3:10-3:30: Chunwang Gao
"The Cosmic Triangle: Revealing the state of the universe"
N.A. Bahcall, J.P. Ostriker, S. Perlmutter, and P. Steinhardt
Science, 284, 28 (1999)
- 3:30-3:50: Heather Henneke
"NGC 6543: The rings around the cat's eye"
B. Balick, J. Wilson, & A. Hajian
Astronomical Journal, 121, 354 (2001)
- 3:50-4:10: Greg Knoke
"Terrestrial planet formation in exoplanetary systems with a giant
planet on an external orbit"
P. Thebault, F. Marzari, and H. Scholl
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 384, 954 (2002)
Friday, December 13, 2002
- 3:10-3:30: Emilia Morosan
"The truncation of stellar disks: the magnetic hypothesis"
E. Battaner, E. Florido1, and J. Jimenez-Vicente
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 388, 213 (2002)
- 3:30-3:50: Daniel Procisi
"On the feasibility of detecting satellites of extrasolar planets via
C. Han & W. Han
Astrophysical Journal, 580,490 (2002)
- 3:50-4:10: Michael Yakes
"Are there MACHOs in the Milky Way halo?"
A.M. Green and K. Jedamzik
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 395, 31 (2002)
- 4:10-4:30: Xiaopeng Zong
"M33: A galaxy with no supermassive balck hole"
K. Gebhardt et al.
Astronomical Journal, 122, 2469 (2001)