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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
Feb. 5  David Jewitt University of Hawaii The Kuiper Belt
Feb. 12 Jean Swank GSFC Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics The 'Old Faithful' Black Hole and Other Discoveries of the Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer
Feb. 19 William Feldman Los Alamos National Laboratory Water Ice on the Moon and Other Discoveries from Lunar Prospector
Feb. 26 Steve Lamoreaux Los Alamos National Laboratory The Power of Nothing: Zeroing on the Casimir Effect
Mar. 5 Heidi Hammel Massachusetts Institute of Technology Exploring the Giant Planets with Hubble Space Telescope
Mar. 10
Special date
Giovanni Bignami Italian Space Agency Comets, Planets and the Sky: Italy’s Roots in Space
Joint Colloquium with the Center Director's Colloquium Series
Mar. 12 Dave Smith GSFC Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics New Findings from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
Mar. 19 Jean Carlson U. Cal. Santa Barbara Dynamic Modeling of  Earthquake Faults
Mar. 26 Dan Carter New Century Pharmaceuticals Growing Crystals in  Microgravity
Apr. 2 Saul Perlmutter Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Distant Supernovae and the Accelerating Universe
Apr. 9 Edward Kolb Fermi National Laboratory What's the Matter with the Universe:  Photinos, Neutrinos, Wimpzillas, Omega, Lambda, et al.
Apr. 16 Miles McPhee McPhee Research Co. The Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic--The Problem and the Program
Apr. 23 Robert Atlas and
Antonio Busalacchi
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Use of Satellite Observations in Support of Weather and Short-Term Climate Prediction
Apr. 30 Christian Kummerow GSFC Laboratory for Atmospheres The Early Results from TRMM
May 7 Frank McDonald University of Maryland 40 Years of Science at Goddard
May 14 Craig DeForest GSFC/Stanford Polar Plumes of the Sun
May 21  John Learned U. Hawaii The Discovery of Neutrino Oscillations and Mass:
  Muon Disappeareance at SuperKamiokande
May 28 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Open University In Pursuit of Pulsars
Jun. 4 Jeremiah Ostriker Princeton University  JOHN C. LINDSAY MEMORIAL LECTURE
Computing the Cosmos
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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