Rutgers University

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Astrophysics Seminar Schedule
Spring 2007

Seminars are generally held on Fridays at 3:00 PM in room 385E. Refreshments are served after the talks in room 332W.



Title and Abstract

Wednesday January 24  11 am.

Room 112  (note special time and place)

James Truran

(U Chicago)

The Origin of the Elements

Friday January 26

Jason Glenn

(U Colorado)

Probing the Growth of Massive Galaxies at High Redshifts with Sub/millimeter Observations 

Friday February 2

No Seminar


Friday February 9

Jason Tumlinson


Unraveling the Galaxy to Find the First Stars

Wednesday February 14  11 am.

Room 385 (note special time and place)

Hendrik Schatz

(Michigan State)

The r Process

Friday February 16

Anatoly Spitkovsky


How Collisionless Shocks Work (And How They Don't)

Friday February 23

Charles Bailyn

Observing Black Holes with 1-meter Telescopes

Friday March 2

Doug Hamilton

(U Maryland)

Neptune’s Satellite Triton: A Retrospective

Monday March 5   12 Noon

(Note special time)

Reinhard Genzel

(UC Berkeley)

Dynamics of High Redshift Galaxies

Friday March 9

Charles Gammie

(U Illinois)

Precision Bothrology: Towards a Physical Model of Sagittarius A*

Friday March 16

No seminar-Spring Break


Friday March 23

Ann Zabludoff

(U Arizona)

 The Importance of Lens Environments

Friday March 30

Alice Shapley


 The Seeds of the Morphology-Density Relation at z~2?

Friday April 6

Mike Zingale

(SUNY Stony Brook)

 The Challenges of Modeling Type Ia Supernovae

Monday April 9 11:45 am. Room 112

(Note special time and place)

Sevil Salur


Hadronic Resonances in STAR

Friday April 13

Lei Hao


Insights on AGNs from SDSS and Spitzer Spectra

Friday April 20

Priya Natarajan


Probing the Nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy Using Gravitational Lensing




Contact: Terry Matilsky
email: matilsky[at]