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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: Simon Goodwin s.goodwin@sheffield.ac.uk

Spring Semester 2012


  • 28th March 2012

    No seminar - NAM2012(Manchester)


  • 18th April 2012

    Dr Simon Clark(Open University)

    New observational perspectives on massive stellar evolution


  • 2nd May 2012

    Prof Don Pollacco (QUB)

    Transiting Exoplanets


  • 16th May 2012

    Prof Paula Caselli (Leeds)

    Chemical and physical processes during the earliest phases of star formation


  • 13th Jun 2012

    Dr Ulrich Kolb (Open University)

    False positives in exoplanet transit searches