Department of Physics and Astronomy


University of Wyoming Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Fridays -- 4:10 PM -- Prowse Room 234

Pre-Colloquium tea served at 3:45 in the Cinnamon Room, PS 237

Tentative Spring 2003 Schedule

January 31 Yuri Dahnovsky (University of Wyoming)
Driven electron transport in molecular wires and devices(Abstract)
February 7 Antonio Bianchini (Universita di Padova)
Cataclysmic Variables and Disk Instability Phenomena(Abstract)
February 14 Alexander Kutryev (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Programmable slit masks for James Webb Space Telescope NIRSpec (Abstract)
February 21 James Sites (Colorado State University)
Quantification of Loss Mechanisms in Thin-Film Polycrystalline Solar Cells (Abstract)
February 28 Ralph Muehleisen (University of Colorado)
Thermoacoustic-Stirling heat engines and refrigerators (Abstract)
March 7 Andrew Hamilton (University of Colorado)
Black Hole Flight Simulator(Abstract)
March 14 Web Cash (University of Colorado)
The Future of X-ray Astronomy: Constellation-X, Maxim, and the Study of AGNs (Abstract)
March 21 Chris Fryer (Los Alamos National Lab)
Explosions from Stellar Collapse (Abstract)
April 4 Brian Rachford (University of Colorado)
The FUSE Surveys of Molecular Hydrogen in Interstellar Clouds (Abstract)
April 11 John Harton (Colorado State University)
Measuring Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays with the Pierre Auger Detector (Abstract)
April 25 Thomas Statler (Ohio University)
Mapping the Mass in Elliptical Galaxies with Starlight and X-Rays(Abstract)
May 6 Janice Voss, Astronaut (NASA Johnson Space Center)
**This talk will be held at 7:00 pm in the Union's Yellowstone Ballroom

Previous colloquia series: Fall 2002
Contact for program information: Daniel Dale (ddale @

Updated on Nov 8, 2002