JINA Nuclear Astrophysics Lunch Research Discussion

Spring 2005 Program

Takes place every other Monday from 12:30-1:30 in room 1400 BPS building, Michigan State University.
For copies of past presentations go here

NEW: If you are a student or postdoc at MSU
check out the new JINA Nuclear Astrophysics Club
for opportunities to meet with the speakers !

Jan. 10
Philip Chang
UC at Santa Barbara
Spectral Lines from Neutron Stars and their Implications for the Nuclear Equation of State
Jan 24
Tony Piro
UC at Santa Barbara
Burst Oscillations, Nonradial Modes, and Neutron Star Crusts
skip Feb 7 and continue the following week ! (so there is a 3 week break here)
Feb 14
Falk Herwig
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Nuclear Astrophysics with Neutron Sources and Element Synthesis in AGB Stars
Feb 28
Tomek Plewa
University of Chicago
Type Ia Supernova Explosion: Gravitationally Confined Detonation
March 14
Milan Matos
Measuring the masses of r-process nuclei
March 28
Michael Wiescher
Notre Dame
TBA (about Low energy experiments in Nuclear Astrophysics)
April 11
Sumner Starrfield
Arizona State University
The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
April 25
Ernst Rehm
Argonne National Lab.
TBA (about ANL experimental program)

Organized by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics at Michigan State University's NSCL and Dept. of Physics and Astronomy.