On Wednesdays from
to 11.30 am (usually), people
interested in stellar astrophysics meet occasionally for coffee in one
seminar rooms (Beecroft, Conference Room, 501, Fisher Room) to talk
about recent discoveries, ideas, conferences
and listen to informal talks. If you would like to be put
on the email
circulation list, please contact Philipp
Previous Meetings (up to February 2008):
February 22 (!), Beecroft,
10.30 am, Reba Bandyopadhyay, "Hunting
for Buried Treasure: IR and X-ray Observations of the Galactic Centre"
February 27, Stefan Geier, Beecroft, 10.30 am, "The Dark Side Exposed - Massive Compact
Companions in Hot Subdwarf Binaries"
February 29 (!), Fisher
10.00 am (!), Francesca
Matteucci, "The Supernova -
Gamma-Ray Burst Connection"
March 5, Beecroft, 10.30 am, Fraser Clarke, "SWIFT: Iz-band AO-assisted integral-field
spectroscopy with the Palomar 200-inch telescope"
March 12, Beecroft, 10.30 am, Alexia Schulz, "Galaxy Cluster Mergers"
13, 2008, Klaas Wiersema,
"Long GRB host galaxies in absorption
and emission: towards constraints on GRB progenitor stars"
6, 2008, Stephen Justham,
"Discussion: The Physics of Shock
Breakout in a Type II Supernova"
30, 2008, Mark Sullivan,
"Discussion: Understanding SN Ia
Progenitors through Galaxy Surveys"
23, 2008, Alan Penny,
"Polaris varies more than you think"
16, 2008, Simon Jeffery,
"The Origin of Hydrogen-Deficient
9, 2007, Stephen Justham, "Astro-ph