Astronomy 126: The Interstellar Medium

Archive of Announcements

Week 13

posted Nov 24:

We will be meeting at our normal time and place this week. It will be our last meeting! Ty and Stefan will share snack duties.

I will be available most of Monday afternoon if you need/want any last minute help with the shock problems from last week (and/or to discuss the material and presentations for this coming week). And I'll be available most of Tuesday afternoon for the latter, as well.

Week 12

posted Nov 19:

We will be meeting this week on Monday from 4:30 to 7:00 (in the seminar room, as usual). Nathaniel will bring the seminar snack.

Week 11

posted Nov 10:

Jackie will bring the seminar snack this week.

Week 10

posted Nov 4:

There is a colloquium on Friday; the subject is biophysics.

Emma will bring the seminar snack this week.

Week 9

posted Oct 28:

Our midterm is this Wednesday, in class.

David will bring the seminar snack this week.

Week 8

posted Oct 20:

There's a colloquium this Friday at 12:30. The topic is biophysics.

Bron's on the schedule for seminar snack this week.

Week 7

posted Oct 13:

We are having a regular seminar meeting, focused on H II regions (and Ch. 5 in Dyson and Williams). Our midterm will be two weeks hence.

Ty's on the schedule for seminar snack this week. Note, I've changed the schedule around a bit (link on the right side of the front page).

There are no talks in the department this week; the next colloquium is a week from Friday.

Week 6

posted Oct 1:

Stefan's on the schedule for seminar snack this week.

There are no talks in the department this week.

Week 5

posted Sep 23:

Nathaniel's on the schedule for seminar snack this week.

Our next department colloquium is this Friday (at 12:30 in SC 199). The talk will be about gender bias (and measuring it) in the classroom environment. It looks interesting. Here's more info.

Week 4

posted Sep 15:

Jackie's on the schedule for seminar snack this week.

Our first department colloquium of the semester is this week, right after our seminar ends. You should all make a strong effort to go to the talk, which is titled, "Singing Stars, Eclipsing Stars, and Other Worlds: Imminent Advances from the TESS and Gaia Missions."

Week 3

posted Sep 10:

Emma's on the schedule for seminar snack this week.

There is a telescope open house this Tuesday. If any of you come by, we'll look at some interstellar gas and dust. It's from 9 to 10pm, weather permitting.

There is no talk this week, but our colloquium series kicks of the following week, with an astronomy talk on Wednesday, September 21 at 4:30 – right after our seminar ends.

Week 2

posted Sep 2:

Bron's bringing snack this week (see the schedule linked from the right side of this page).

Week 1

Our first seminar meeting is Wednesday, August 31.

David will bring the snack to the first seminar, and we'll set up a rotating schedule for a different student to bring snack each week after that.

There will be an assignment for the first class meeting. It will be posted in the Assignments section, at the beginning of the previous week. Update Aug 23: it is now posted!

By then, also, a syllabus will also be posted (at the top of the right side of the front page, in the Class Information section). This posting will include procedures and guidelines for the seminar, as well as a schedule of topics. Note that there is already information there about our textbook. Update Aug 23: The guidelines document is there. Please read it! The syllabus/schedule will be posted shortly.

 


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