George Mason University
School of Computational Sciences
Space Sciences Seminar
Fall 2004 Schedule
3:00-4:15pm Wednesdays
Meets in Johnson Center room 237

September 8 -- Kirk Borne, GMU, "The Past, Present, and Future of Colliding Galaxies"

September 15 -- Charles Dermer, NRL, "Nonthermal Radiation from Merging Clusters of Galaxies"

September 22 -- Jonathan Gardner, NASA, "To the Moon and Mars for Science and Exploration"

September 29 -- Davide Donato, GMU, "The X-ray View of FRI Radio Galaxies"

October 6 -- Joan Centrella, NASA, "Calculating Gravitational Wave Signatures from Black Hole Binary Coalescence"

October 13 -- Edward Colbert, JHU, "The Engines of Ultra-luminous X-ray Sources (ULXs)"

October 20 -- James Green, NASA, "New Insights from Imaging the Earth's Inner Magnetosphere"

October 27 -- Anil Deane, Univ. of Maryland, "Numerical Methods for Space Plasma Physics"

November 3 -- Derek Richardson, Univ. of Maryland, "Numerical Methods in Planetesimal Dynamics"

November 10 -- Michele Limon, SSAI and NASA-GSFC, "WMAP: The First Year (and more)"

November 17 -- Louis Mayo, Raytheon and NASA-GSFC, "Titan: Earth's Real Sister Planet", with bonus material on the Virtual Telescopes in Education Project.

November 24 -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY -- NO SEMINAR

December 1 -- Alexander (Sasha) Kashlinsky, SSAI and NASA-GSFC, "Detecting Population III Era with the Cosmic Infrared Background"

December 8 -- Susan Neff, NASA, "New results from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)"

December 15 -- 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: November 13, 2004