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Videotapes (VHS Format) of Scientific Colloquia are available in the Goddard Library.  They may be checked out with a Goddard library card or viewed in the Library. For further information, contact the Goddard Library Patron Services Desk at (301) 286-7218.
Date Speaker Affiliation Topic
Sept. 17 Baruch Blumberg NASA Astrobiology Institute  The Discovery of the Hepatitis B Virus and the Invention of a Vaccine to Prevent Cancer
Sept. 24 Bradley Cox University of Virginia Time Reversal Violation
Oct. 1 Steven Vogel  Duke University Locating Life's Limits with Dimensionless Numbers
Oct. 8 Diane Evans JPL Recent Developments in SAR Remote Sensing
Oct. 15 Glenn Schneider Steward Observatory Exploring the Environments of Nearby Stars
Oct. 22 Jeffrey Taubenberger Armed Forces Institute of Pathology The Search for the 1918 Spanish Influenza Virus
Oct. 29 Robert Laughlin Stanford University The Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
Nov. 5 Samuel Goward University of Maryland The Landsat 7 Mission -  Early Results and Future Plans
Nov. 12 Walter Pitman Columbia University Noah's Flood
Nov. 19 Richard Williams U.S. Geological Survey WILLIAM NORDBERG MEMORIAL LECTURE
Iceland: Dynamic Land of Ice and Fire
Nov. 26 no colloquium (Thanksgiving)
Dec. 3 Freeman Dyson Institute for Advanced Study Life in the Universe:  Is Life Digital or  Analog?
Dec. 10 Bohdan Paczynski Princeton University Hypernovae and Gamma Ray Bursts
Dec. 17,
24, 31 
no colloquia (holidays)
Jan. 7 Martin Blume American Physical Society The Physical Review and Scientific Publishing:  Past and Future
Jan. 14 David Crossley  St. Louis University The Superconducting Gravimeter as a Geophysical Tool
Jan. 21 Alice Harding GSFC Magnetars: Nature's Strongest Magnetic Fields
Jan. 28 Yervant Terzian Cornell University Binary Galaxies and Dark Matter in the Universe
Feb. 4  David Randall Colorado State University Atmospheric Circulations on Buckeyball Grids
Feb. 11  Gary Hinshaw GSFC Observing the Cosmic Microwave Background:
            A Unique Window on the Early Universe
Feb. 18 Mario Acuna and 
Jack Connerney
GSFC Mars Crustal Magnetism: Part II
Feb. 25 Pierre Sokolsky University of Utah The Highest Energy Cosmic Rays

All colloquia will be held in the Building 3 Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. Coffee and tea will be served in the Lobby beforehand, courtesy of GEWA. If you plan to attend and do not have a NASA badge, please contact Carol Krueger, at (301) 286-6878, at least 24 hours beforehand. To be added to our mailing list, call the same number.

Goddard Scientific Colloquium Committee
Bob Cahalan              Barbara Giles               John Pearl
Jim Collatz                 Demos Kazanas           Jerry Soffen
Joe Dolan                  Paul Lowman               Caroline Stahle
Jim Foster                  Steve Maran                Dave Thompson, Chair.

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