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 Dainis Dravins
(Lund Observatory)
Intensity Interferometry and Imaging of Stellar Surfaces Keller
09/02 Peter Schilke
(U Cologne)
High-Mass Star Formation - Status and Challenges Brandl
 Imke de Pater
(University of California, Berkeley)
Peering through Jupiter's Clouds with Keck and the VLA Brandl
11:00Reinout van Weeren
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Exciting Physics with Merging Galaxy Clusters Kuijken
 Yuri Levin
(Monash University, Melbourne)
The secret life of magnetars NOVA/spz
02/03 Mario Tafalla
(Observatorio Astronomico Nacional, Madrid )
ALMA observations of protostellar jets. Trying to understand the mechanism of outflow acceleration Hogerheijde
09/03 Sebastiano Cantalupo
(ETH Zürich)
16/03 Amélie Saintonge
(University College London)
The role of gas flows in regulating galaxy evolution Bouwens
11:00Ricardo Herbonnet
From shapes to science Henk
23/0315:45Lennard Lindegren
(Lund University)
tbd Brown
30/03 Pratika Dayal
(Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen)
The first billion years of galaxy formation in Cold and Warm Dark Matter Cosmologies Kuijken
 Roland Wester
(Inst. fuer Ionenphysik, Uni Innsbruck)
To be announced Linnartz
13/04 François Mernier
(Leiden Observatory)
Chemical enrichment in the hot intra-cluster medium (PhD colloquium) Kaastra
 Jean-Michel Désert
(Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Characterizing Exoplanets’ Atmospheres to Reveal Planetary Origins, Climate and Habitability Snellen
04/0515:45Stephen Pompea
18/0515:45Roberto Capuzzo-Dolcetta,
(Dep. of Physics, Sapienza, University of Roma, Italy)
Compact Massive Objects in galaxies SPZ
 Paola Caselli
(Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching)
Chemistry at the dawn of star formation and links to our Solar System Hogerheijde
15/06 Clément Bonnerot
(Leiden Observatory)
(PhD Colloquium) Rossi
22/06 Stella Offner
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Towards a Unified Model for Star Formation: Forging Order from Randomness Hogerheijde
29/0615:45Olivier Berné
The quest for cabonaceous macromolecules in space Xander
 Wolfgang Gieren
(Universidad de Concepcion)
Cepheid distances from the Baade-Wesselink method in the Gaia era Lub
07/0915:45Susanne Pfalzner
Disk destruction processes in young star clusters SPZ
05/1015:45Amaury Triaud
(University of Birmingham)
The Plurality of Worlds Matt
19/1015:45Thomas Henning
tbd TBD

Unless noted otherwise, colloquia take place at the Oort Building, Niels Bohrweg 2, Leiden, in the De Sitter Zaal on the ground floor, on Thursdays, and start 16:00 sharp! unless noted otherwise.
Tea and coffee is available from 15:45. 

For questions and/or suggestions concerning the colloquium series, please contact Michiel Hogerheijde (e-mail ) or Simon Portegies Zwart (e-mail )
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