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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)
A 3D View of the Dark Universe: Illuminating intergalactic gas with fluorescent Lyman-alpha emission Schaye
16/03 Amélie Saintonge
(University College London)
The role of gas flows in regulating galaxy evolution Bouwens
11:00Ricardo Herbonnet
(Leiden Observatory)
From shapes to science Henk
23/03 Lennart Lindegren
(Lund University)
Towards Gaia DR2: The astrometric solution 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)
On the coming and going of interstellar negative ions Linnartz
13/04 François Mernier
(Leiden Observatory)
From supernovae to galaxy clusters: Observing the 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 Kenworthy
04/05 Stephen Pompea
Astronomy Public Engagement: Six Essential, But Not Easy Lessons TBD
18/05 Roberto Capuzzo-Dolcetta,
(Dep. of Physics, Sapienza, University of Roma, Italy)
Compact Massive Objects in galaxies SPZ
 Heather Andrews
(Leiden Observatory)
Shining Light on PAHs in Space (PhD colloquium) Tielens
 Paola Caselli
(Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching)
Chemistry at the dawn of star formation and links to our Solar System Hogerheijde
11:00Margot Brouwer
(Leiden Observatory)
From galaxies to the cosmic web: Studying dark matter with gravitational lensing (PhD colloquium) Kuijken
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
29/06 Olivier 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
07/09 Susanne Pfalzner
Disk destruction processes in young star clusters SPZ
14/0915:45Michiel Brentjens
Aperture holography with phased array telescopes Huub
05/10 Amaury Triaud
(University of Birmingham)
The Plurality of Worlds Matt
12/1015:45Andrea Ferrara
(Scuola Normale Superiore)
The Interstellar Medium of High Redshift Galaxies SPZ
19/1015:45Maria Lugaro
(Konkoly Observatory, Budapest)
Radionuclides from cosmochronology to habitability SPZ
09/11 Thomas Henning
From Protoplanetary Disks to Exoplanet Atmospheres TBD
30/1115:45Raymond Pierrehumbert

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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