Kapteyn Institute


Fall Term 2004

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Unless otherwise indicated, the regular seminar venue and time are:

Kapteyn Institute, Zernike Gebouw
Zernike Complex, Landleven 12, Groningen:
Room ZG161
Mondays, at 16:00 (4 pm)

    Kapteyn Colloquia Schedules

              *)     this term

              8)     jan-jul 2002

              9)     aug-dec 2002

            10)     jan-jul 2003

            11)     aug-dec 2003

            12)     jan-jul 2004

    NOVA & Special Colloquia

            *     Colloquium Announcement Gallery

    Practical Seminar Visitor Information

            *     How to get here

    Seminar Dinner

            *      Fabrice's dinner appointment

For questions, suggestions (seminar speakers !!!!!) and comments, please do not hesitate to contact:
Rien van de Weijgaert
room 186, tel. 31-(0)50-3634086

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August 30

Russ Shipman

SRON, Groningen

The Rosette Nebula:

Those Dirty Details

September 6

Clovis Hopman

Fac. Physics, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

The Swansong of Stars orbiting

Massive Black Holes

September 7

!! tuesday, 4pm: nonstandard seminar day !!

Igor Karachentsev

Special Astroph. Observ., Karachaevo-Cherkesia, Russia

The Local Universe:

population, structure, velocity field

September 9

!! thursday, 4pm: nonstandard seminar day !!

Antonella Maselli

Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Firenze, Italia

Proximity Effect Around High-redshift Galaxies

September 13

Ad van den Berg

KVI, Groningen

From Nuclear to Particle Astrophysics

September 21

!! tuesday, 4pm: nonstandard seminar day !!

Arlette de Waard

Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden


the first spherical gravitational wave detector

September 27

Helen Fraser

Sterrewacht Leiden, Leiden

CO'ded' messages ?

What can we learn about Star Forming Regions from Surface Chemistry

September 28

!!! tuesday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Oort Professor Colloquium

Rashid Sunyaev

Max Planck Institut fuer Astrophysik, Garching, Germany/

Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Cosmic Microwave Background:

Clusters of Galaxies and Cosmology


September 29

!!! wednesday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Emilio Romano-Diaz

Kapteyn Institute, Groningen

Probing cosmic velocity flows in the Local Universe

October 4

NOVA colloquium

Eva Grebel

Astron. Institut, Univ. Basel, Switzerland

The Violent Local Group:

A History of Accretion and Survival

October 5

!!! tuesday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Victor Flambaum

Dept. Theor. Physics, Univ. New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Effects of variation of fundamental constants

from Big Bang to atomic clocks

October 11

Peter Woitke

Sterrewacht Leiden, Leiden

Multi-dimensional models for dust-driven AGB star winds

October 12

!!! tuesday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

NOVA colloquium

Luis Ho

Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena, USA

Nuclear Activity in the Local Universe

October 18

NOVA colloquium

Massimo Stiavelli

STScI, Baltimore, USA

the Hubble Ultra Deep Field

October 25

Blaauw Professor Colloquium

Ken Freeman

Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Mount Stromlo Observatory, Australia

Galactic Disks

November 1

Blaauw Professor Colloquium

Joe Silk

Dept. Astron., Univ. Oxford, UK

Some Current Issues in Star and Galaxy Formation Theory

November 4

!!! thursday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Julio Navarro

Dept. Physics & Astron., Univ. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada/

Max-Planck Institut fuer Astrophysik, Garching

Cold Dark Matter, Galaxy formation and the Formation of the Galaxy

November 8

David Teyssier

ESA/SRON Groningen

Carbon chemistry in Photo-Dominated regions

November 12

!!! friday, 3 pm: nonstandard seminar day and time !!!

Joe Silk

Dept. Astron., Univ. Oxford, UK

Blackboard Colloquium:

The First Stars

November 15

Bram Achterberg

Sterrenkundig Inst., Univ. Utrecht, Utrecht

Origin of Highest Energy Astroparticles

November 22

Kapteyn Seminar Special

Freek Beekman

University Medical Center, Utrecht

Single Photon Emission Tomography in Men and Mice

November 29

Vincent Icke

Sterrewacht Leiden, Leiden

Oscillating Giant Stars

December 7

!!! tuesday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Huib Henrichs

Sterrenkundig Instituut, UvA/VU, Amsterdam

Magnetic fields in Massive Stars

December 9

!!! thursday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Floris van der Tak

Max Planck Institut fuer Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany

The earliest stages of High-mass Star Formation

December 13

Bernhard Brandl

Sterrewacht Leiden, Leiden

Starburst Studies with the Spitzer Space Telescope

December 15

!!! wednesday, 4 pm: nonstandard seminar day !!!

Kambiz Fathi

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA

Morphology and Dynamics

in the Inner Regions of Spiral Galaxies

December 16


!!! thursday, 12:30 -- nonstandard seminar day and time!!!

Johan Knapen

Astronomy Research Group, Univ. Hertfordshire, UK

Fuelling starbursts and AGN

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