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The Webfooted Astronomer - April 2001


UW Astronomy Department Colloquia

The UW Astronomy Department hosts free weekly colloquia. They begin at 4 p.m. in room A102 of the Physics-Astronomy Building.

April 5: "Life on the Sun?" Tom Ayres, University of Colorado

April 12: "Supernova/Acceleration Probe: An Experiment to Measure the Properties of the Dark Energy," Susana Deustua, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

April 19: "Needles in a Haystack: High z QSOs and Very Rare Stars from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" Scott Anderson, University of Washington

April 26: "Local Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies: Where the Dark Matter Went" Jeff Kuhn, University of Hawaii

May 3: "Probing Pulsations and Planets with Canada's 'Humble' Space Telescope," Jaymie Matthews, University of British Columbia

May 10: "Dynamical Evolution of Planetary Nebulae," Eugene Captiotti, Michigan State University

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