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Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium

The Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium takes place on Tuesdays at 17:15 in the large auditorium of the Physikalisches Institut at Philosophenweg 12. The colloquium is organized jointly by the six astronomical institutes in Heidelberg, namely Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI), Institut für theoretische Astrophysik (ITA), Landessternwarte (LSW), Max-Planck Institute für Astronomie (MPIA), Max-Planck Institut für Kernphysik (MPI-K), and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS).

Program of the summer term 2012:

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
24 Apr 2012 Ralf Klessen ZAH/ITA Star Formation (abstract, slides, podcast) -
8 May 2012 Chris Sneden University of Texas, Austin New Initiatives on RR Lyrae Chemical Compositions (abstract, slides, podcast) Koch/LSW
15 May 2012 Tony Bell Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford Cosmic Ray Acceleration (abstract, slides, podcast) Kirk/MPIK
22 May 2012 Thomas Platz FU Berlin Volcanism on Mars and Other Worlds (abstract, slides, podcast) Bastian/ARI
29 May 2012 Thomas Puzia Pontificia Universidad Catolica Extragalactic Globular Clusters (abstract) Grebel/ARI
5 Jun 2012 Hans Kjeldsen Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark The KEPLER Mission: Changing our View of Stars and Exoplanets (abstract, slides) Ludwig/LSW
12 Jun 2012 Kristina Giesel University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Quantum Gravity (abstract, slides, podcast) Ludwig/LSW
19 Jun 2012 Joseph Silk IAP/JHU/Oxford Dark Matters (abstract, podcast) Bartelmann/ITA
26 Jun 2012 Karlheinz Langanke GSI Darmstadt The FAIR Chance for Nuclear Astrophysics (abstract, slides, podcast) Christlieb/LSW
3 Jul 2012 Antonella Natta Arcetri Observatory Making Earths from Interstellar Grains: Evidence of Grain Processing in Proto-planetary Disks (abstract, slides, podcast) Dullemond/ITA
10 Jul 2012 Andrea Stolte Argelander Institut für Astronomie, Bonn Milky Way Starburst Clusters (abstract, slides, podcast) Brandner/MPIA
17 Jul 2012 Joachim Wambsganss ZAH/ARI How to Find and Count Extrasolar Planets with the Gravitational Microlensing Technique (abstract, podcast) -
24 Jul 2012 Bruce Elmegreen IBM T.J.Watson Research Center Formation of Star Clusters (abstract, slides, podcast) Klessen/ITA

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