George Mason University
School of Computational Sciences
Space Sciences Seminar
Fall 2005 Schedule
3:00-4:15pm Wednesdays
Meets in Science & Technology I, room 206

September 7 -- Alan Boss, CIW-DTM, "NASA's Kepler Mission and The Search for Habitable Planets"

September 14 -- Kayhan Gultekin, University of Maryland, "Growth of Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters and their Gravitational Waves"

September 21 -- Daniel J. (D.J.) Pisano, Naval Research Laboratory, "What Do Loose Groups Tell Us About Galaxy Formation?"

September 28 -- Jacqueline Fischer, Naval Research Laboratory, "Far-Infrared Diagnostics of Galaxies: From ISO to Herschel"

October 5 -- John Mather, NASA, "The James Webb Space Telescope and the Future of Space Astronomy"

October 12 -- John Hawley, University of Virginia, "General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Disks"

October 19 -- Scott Barthelmy, NASA, "Swift, BAT, the NFIs, and Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs)"

October 26 -- Joel Fedder, LET Corporation and NRL, "Global Magneto-Hydrodynamic Simulation of the Magnetosphere"

November 2 -- Duilia de Mello, NASA Goddard, "Census of the Star-forming Galaxy Population at Intermediate Redshifts"

November 9 -- Edward Sittler, NASA, New Results from Cassini's Plasma Spectrometer at Saturn"

November 16 -- Alycia Weinberger, CIW-DTM, "Circumstellar Disks and their Clues for Planet Formation"

November 23 -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY -- NO SEMINAR

November 30 -- Rachel Dudik, GMU, "Low Ionization Nuclear Emission Line Regions: The 'Missing Link' in the AGN Population"

December 7 -- Ann Hornschemeier, NASA, "Dark Energy, Dark Matter, and Science with Constellation-X"

December 14 -- FINAL EXAM WEEK -- NO SEMINAR



Link to Spring 2005 Schedule of Space Science Seminar Talks.

Link to SYLLABUS for students enrolled in the CSI 991 course.


Author: Kirk D. Borne
Last Update: October 31, 2005