KIS Astrophysical Colloquium 2015

The colloquium usually takes place on Thursdays at 11:30 if not stated otherwise.

<b>Talks in 2015:</b>
February 10, 2015 Jeff Kuhn, University of Hawaii:<br><b>Solar dark energy: DKIST and the coronal magnetic field problem</b>
February 12, 2015 Bjoern Malte Schaefer, Heidelberg University: <br><b>Cosmology and astronomy with PLANCK</b>
February 24, 2015 Stephen Marsden, University of Southern Queensland, Australia:<br><b> B Cool - An Update</b>
February 26, 2015 Yannis Zouganelis, European Space Agency, ESAC, Madrid:<br><b>The ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter mission</b>
March 11-13, 2015 Global Helioseismology Workshop:<br><b> </b>
April 9, 2015 Joachim Staiger, Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS):<br><b>Current Status of VTT Telescope-Control. Future Observational Options with HELLRIDE and CARMA </b>
April 16, 2015 Illa R. Losada, Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden:<br><b>The negative magnetic pressure instability</b>
April 30, 2015 Mathieu Ossendrijver, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin:<br><b>New discoveries in Babylonian astronomical computation</br>
May 7, 2015 Timothy Steimle, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA:<br><b>Laboratory measurements of magnetic and electric dipole moments of molecules relevant to stellar observations</b>
May 8, 2015 Tom Duvall, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung:<br><b>Helioseismology: What have you done for us recently?</b>
May 21, 2015 Scott Gregory, University of St. Andrews, UK:<br><b>The influence of radiative core development on pre-main sequence evolution</b>
June 9, 2015 Zdzislaw Musielak, University of Texas at Arlington, USA:<br><b>Searching for Exomoons</b>
June 12 Hans-Peter Doerr, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Göttingen:<br><b> Can we still learn something from spatially unresolved high-precision spectroscopy?</b>
June 17, 2015 Janardhan Padmanabhan, Physical Research Laboratory (Ahmedabad), India:<br><b>Is a Maunder like “Grand” Solar Minimum around the Corner?</b>
June 18, 2015 Susanne Pfalzner, Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn:<br><b>The Birth Environment of the Solar System</b>
June 25, 2015 Daniel Bemmerer, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf:<br><b> Precise nuclear reaction data for solar fusion and the Felsenkeller lab in Dresden</b>
July 2, 2015 Markus Sutter, World Radiation Center / PMOD, Davos, Switzerland:<br><b>Advances in Solar Radiometry</b>
July 7, 2015 Jürgen Rendtel, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik, Potsdam:<br><b>Light and colour in the atmosphere</b>
July 9, 2015 Tom Van Doorsselaere, Centre for Mathematical Plasma Astrophysics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgien:<br><b>Seismology of the solar atmosphere</b>
July 17, 2015 Petri Kehusmaa, Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS), Freiburg:<br><b> What does it take to make robotic remote observations</b>
July 23, 2015 Leonie Preis & Annina Pichler, Fraunhofer-Institut für Solar Energiesysteme, Freiburg<br><b> Inhaltliche und methodische Realisierung des webbasierten Weiterbildungsmoduls „Intelligente Energienetze“ des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Solare Energiesysteme ISE – implementiert auf der Lernplattform ILIAS</b>
July 23, 2015 Mingde Ding, Nanjing University:<br><b>The role of magnetic flux rope in solar eruptions </b>
August 20, 2015 Rob Rutten, Lingezicht Astrophysics and Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics Oslo, The Netherdlands:<br><b>The H alpha Chromosphere</b>
September 9, 2015 Marc DeRosa, Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory, USA: <br><b>Modeling Flows and Fields in the Solar Atmosphere</b>
September 10, 2015 Rob Rutten, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherdlands:<br><b>Ellerman Bombs per IRIS and LTE</b>
September 28, 2015 Simeon Schrott, Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS), Freiburg:<br><b> Messung des Moat-Flows mit der Fourier-Hankel-Analyse</b>
October 1, 2015 Yanxiao Liu, Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences:<br><b>Studies of photospheric bright points with new recognition and tracking method</br>
October 8, 2015 Jean-Baptiste Vincent, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Göttingen: <br><b>Rosetta: Rendez-vous with a comet </b>
October 12, 2015 Manfred Cuntz, University of Texas at Arlington, USA:<br><b>Habitability around Single Stars and in Multiple Stellar Systems</b>
October 15, 2015 Marilena Mierla, Royal Observatory, Belgium: <br><b>Solar sources of interplanetary coronal mass ejections during the period 2009 - 2010 </b>
November 4, 2015 Hanna Strecker, Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS):<br><b>Evolution of the moat flow around sunspots</b>
November 5, 2015 Swetlana Hubrig, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik, Potsdam:<br><b>Surveying the presence of magnetic fields in massive stars</b>
November 6, 2015 Lars Bielak, Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS):<br><b></b>
November 12, 2015 Luca Giovanelli, University of Rome, Tor Vergata:<br><b>The LUTIN Fabry-Pérot Interferometer at Tor Vergata University</b>
November 17, 2015 Scott McIntosh, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, USA: <br><b>Observing Cycles, Seasons, and Storms</b>
December 4, 2015 Eberhard Wiehr, Institut für Astrophysik, Göttingen:<br><b>Observations of prominences</b>
December 10, 2015 Lucia Kleint, FHNW, Windisch, Switzerland:<br><b>Multi-wavelength Flare Observations </b>
December 14, 2015 Alex Carciofi, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil: <br><b> Linear Polarimetry of Magnetic Massive Stars</b>
(this talk is complementary to the recent talk by S. Hubrig who was talking about circular polarimetry of massive stars)
December 17, 2015 Jeff Kuhn, University of Hawaii:<br><b>The solar oblateness: HMI microarcsecond astrometry after half a solar cycle</b>