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The Astronomy Group seminars are usually organised every second week during the academic semester.

Time: Wednesday afternoons from 16:00-17:00.

Location: Media Room (E39; go up one floor from the Hicks building main entrance on Hounsfield Road,
enter the Physics and Astronomy department double doors, and turn left almost at the end of
the main corridor into a side corridor [after the lift]; E39 is on your left after the next set of double doors).

Contact: Thijs Kouwenhoven, T.Kouwenhoven@sheffield.ac.uk

Autumn semester 2005/2006

  • Wednesday 28 September 2005

    Dr. Dave Green (Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge)

    Historical Supernovae

  • Wednesday 12 October 2005

    Dr. David Alexander (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge)

    The Growth of Black Holes in Massive Star-Forming Galaxies

  • Wednesday 26 October 2005

    Departmental colloquium

  • Wednesday 9 November 2005 - P O S T P O N E D ! !

    Dr. Pierre Maxted (Keele)


  • Wednesday 16 November 2005

    Mr. Thomas Lilly (University of Göttingen, Germany)

    Broad-band color and Lick index analyses of the NGC 5128 globular cluster system - Preliminary results

  • Wednesday 23 November 2005

    Dr. Mark Wilkinson (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge)

    Towards an understanding of dwarf spheroidal galaxies

  • Wednesday 7 December 2005

    Dr. Simon Goodwin (Sheffield)

    Star and cluster formation: how much we (don't) know

  • Wednesday 11 January 2006

    Dr. Mark Cropper (MSSL, UCL)

    GAIA Science and Technology - much more than you'd bargained for

  • Wednesday 25 January 2006

    Departmental colloquium

    AND (particle physics seminar)

    Dr. Paula Chadwick (Durham)

    The gamma-ray telescope HESS

  • Wednesday 8 February 2006

    Dr. James Dunlop (Royal Observatory Edinburgh)