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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Tuesday, Feb 21

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Small Seminar Room
All
All participants-Coffee/Discussion/Organizational Meeting
12:30pm High Energy Seminar Broida 3302
All
TBA
2:00pm Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Auditorium
Paul Groot (Radboud Univ.)
BlackGEM and MeerLICHT
4:00pm Physics Department Colloquium Broida 1640
Blakesley Burkhart (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
New Diagnostics of MHD Turbulence in the Multiphase Interstellar Medium

Wednesday, Feb 22

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Small Seminar Room
Jean-Marie Hameury (Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory)
Coffee and Discussion on Hysteresis in Dwarf Novae
2:00pm Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Small Seminar Room
All
All participants-Discussion on Variability across Source Classes

Thursday, Feb 23

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Small Seminar Room
All
All participants-Coffee and Discussion
10:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Small Seminar Room
Paula Szkody (UW)
Kepler data on an eclipsing accreting white dwarf system
12:30pm Special Seminar Auditorium
Kelley Harris (Stanford)
TBA
12:30pm High Energy Seminar Small Seminar Room
Thomas Dumitrescu (Harvard)
New Tools for Exploring Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theories
2:00pm Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Auditorium
Jake Simon (SwRI)
Turbulence vs. Wind: How is angular momentum transported in protoplanetary disks?
4:00pm Physics Department Colloquium Auditorium
Thomas Dumitrescu (Harvard)
How Many Degrees of Freedom Can Fit in a Quantum Field

Friday, Feb 24

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Small Seminar Room
All
All participants-Coffee and Discussion

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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