Goddard Space Flight Center

The Spring Colloquium series has now concluded.  Thank you for your interest.
The Fall-Winter series will begin on Friday, September 8, 2000:  Bruce Margon, "The Universe in Ten Terabytes: Scientific Results from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey."

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
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
Mar. 3 Craig Bohren Penn State University Green Thunderstorms
Mar. 10 Sharon Nicholson Florida State University  The Influence of Land Surface Changes, Natural 
  and Anthropogenic, on Climatic Change in West Africa
Mar. 17 Martin Weisskopf MSFC  Early Results from the Chandra Observatory
Mar 24 Dava Sobel - Postponed Galileo's Daughter  - Postponed until Fall series (Sept. 22)
Mar. 31 Richard Somerville Scripps Institute of Oceanography Global Warming: Can  Climate Models Be Trusted?
Apr. 7 William Seegar US Army Aberdeen  Nineteen Years of Satellite Tracking Development and Application to Wildlife Research and Conservation
Apr. 14 Frank Wilson University of California, San Francisco Preternatural Pentadactyly in the Age of Planetary Probes: 
 Can We Explore Mars Without Astronauts? (text of talk included)
Apr. 21 Kirpal Nandra GSFC X-rays from Extragalactic Black Holes 
Apr. 28 Yoram Kaufman GSFC Early Results from EOS Terra
May 5 Sidney Perkowitz Emory University Galaxies, Beer, and Baked Alaska:  the Science of Foams
May 12 Wojciech Zurek - Postponed Los Alamos National Laboratory  Quantum Computation: Theorist's Dream, Experimenter's Nightmare? - Postponed due to Los Alamos fires
May 19 Pieter Tans Climate Monitoring and Diagnosis Laboratory Man-Made Climate Change is Here to Stay
May 26 Keith Ogilvie GSFC The Day the Solar Wind Disappeared
June 2 Paul Falkowski Rutgers University Remote Sensing of Global Biogeochemical Cycles 
June 9 Andrew Fabian  Cambridge University JOHN C. LINDSAY MEMORIAL LECTURE
Chandra X-ray Observations of the Cores of Clusters of Galaxies

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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