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

January 26 -- Class introduction and discussion -- all students must attend.

February 2 -- Vera Rubin, CIW-DTM, "A Brief History of Dark Matter"

February 9 -- George Withbroe, GMU, "Research in International Solar Terrestrial Space Physics"

February 16 -- Stephen White, UMD, "Solar Radio Astronomy and the FASR Project"

February 23 -- Joseph Lazio, Naval Research Laboratory, "Radio Detection of Extrasolar Planets: Present and Future Prospects"

March 2 -- Michael Rilee, L-3 Communications and NASA/GSFC, "NASA/GSFC's ANTS for Exploration"

March 9 -- Nat Gopalswamy, NASA, "Coronal Mass Ejections and Large Solar Energetic Particle Events"

March 16 -- SPRING RECESS -- NO SEMINAR

March 23 -- Karl Glazebrook, JHU, "Spectroscopy of Massive Galaxies to z=2 with the Gemini Deep Deep Survey"

March 30 -- Aaron Roberts, NASA, "A Great Observatory for Sun Solar System Connections"

April 6 -- Tim Heckman, JHU, "The Co-Evolution of Galaxies and Black Holes: an SDSS Perspective"

April 13 -- Richard Mushotsky, NASA, "The Accretion History of Massive Black Holes"

April 20 ---- POSTPONED until September 28 ---- Jacqueline Fischer, Naval Research Laboratory, "Far-Infrared Diagnostics of Galaxies: From ISO to Herschel"

April 27 -- John Podesta, NASA GSFC, "Theoretical Prediction of Sunquake Waves"

May 4 -- Kim Weaver, NASA, "The Past Decade in Black Holes Science"

May 11, 18 -- FINAL EXAM WEEKS -- NO SEMINAR



Link to *Preliminary* Fall 2005 Schedule of Space Science Seminar Talks.

Link to Fall 2004 Schedule of Space Science Seminar Talks.

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


Author: Kirk D. Borne
Last Update: May 6, 2005