Archive

Spring 2011 

March 30, 2011 (#302) Louis - Beer
April 6, 2011 (#303) Jean-Rene - Giordano Bruno
April 13, 2011 (#304) Back to Basics Series - Louis (Photometry), Chris (ALMA), Eric (kd-trees)
April 20, 2011 (#305) Matt - Research topics
April 27, 2011 (#306) Immanuel - First Order Logic, Godel's Theorems, Undecidability, and all that Ricercar
May 4, 2011 (#307) Krista - The Color of Objects
May 11, 2011 (#308) Reid, JR, Megan - Job Application Series
May 18, 2011 (#309) Reid - "Slides I'd already made: The Reid Sherman WOPAT" aka "A discussion of triggered star formation and millimeter-wave molecular lines"
May 25, 2011 (#310) Spring Research Symposium - Chris (Scaling Relations for Optically-selected Clusters), Jen (DES and the magical world of photo-z's), Sean (An AGN Masquerade)
June 1, 2011 (#311) Elizabeth - Rayleigh-Taylor Unstable Flames: bifurcations and the effect of turbulence
June 8, 2011 (#312) Patty Awards

Winter 2011 

January 26, 2011 (#295) Melanie - Hacking Science Fiction
February 2, 2011 (#296) CANCELLED DUE TO SNOWPOCALYPSE
February 9, 2011 (#297) Eric - Project Azorian
February 16, 2011 (#298) Abby - Send Your Robot to Work Day
February 23, 2011 (#299) Dennis (filling in for Yeunjin who bailed) - How Realistic is an Intergalactic Rocket?
March 2, 2011 (#300) Alissa - The Zombie Apocalypse and Other Bad Things
March 9, 2011 (#301) Greg - The Trumpet (oh, and other brass instruments)

Fall 2010 

September 29, 2010 (#283) Eric Baxter - History of WOPAT and Louis Abramson - Statistics of WOPAT
October 6, 2010 (#284) JR Gauthier - Empirical Constraints on the Cool Gas Content of Dark Matter Halos
October 13, 2010 (#285) Louis Abramson and Alissa Bans - Birds!
October 20, 2010 (#286) Lindsey Bleem - Introduction to CCDs
October 27, 2010 (#287) Matt Bayliss - Strong Lensing Selected Galaxy Clusters: The first ~1/2 or so of Matt's Thesis
November 3, 2010 (#288) Elizabeth Hicks - Lions at the National Zoo
November 10, 2010 (#289) Eric Baxter - Sweet Theorems and Conjectures
November 17, 2010 (#290) Melanie Simet - Weak Lensing
December 1, 2010 (#291) Kyle Story - Quantum Gravity
January 5, 2011 (#292) Jennifer Helsby - How the internet works
January 12 and 19, 2011 (#293,294) 1st Years - TBA

Spring 2010 

April 7, 2010 (#275) Justin Johnsen - Chess
April 14, 2010 (#276) Lauren Grodnicki - Defense Practice
April 21, 2010 (#277) Louis Abramson - Emergent Behavior
April 28, 2010 (#278) Lindsey Bleem - Volcanoes
May 5, 2010 (#279) Eric Baxter - Space Travel
May 19, 2010 (#280) Spring Symposium - Research Topics from Elizabeth, Reid, Alissa, and Megan
May 26, 2010 (#281) Krista Martocci - Tattoos
June 2, 2010 (#282) WOPAT Commitee - Patty Awards 2010!

Winter 2010 

January 13, 2010 (#266) First Years - Symposium Part I - Ben (Guns, Germs and Steel); Louis (Nuclear Weapons)
January 20, 2010 (#267) First Years - Symposium Part II - Jen (DOSAS!); Zubair (Beards); Erin (Stories from Roman Literature)
January 27, 2010 (#268) Elizabeth Hicks - Chaos
February 3, 2010 (#269) Lindsey Bleem - Astronomy in History
February 10, 2010 (#270) Abby Crites - Polarization
February 17, 2010 (#271) Greg Vesper - Timecube, and other crackpot theories
February 24, 2010 (#272) Eric Baxter - Brain Stuff
March 3, 2010 (#273) Reid Sherman - Pizza
March 10, 2010 (#274) Lauren Grodnicki - Israel

Fall 2009 

October 14, 2009 (#259) Krista Martocci - The History of the New York City Transit System
October 21, 2009 (#260) Matt Bayliss - Process of US Legislation
October 28, 2009 (#261) Chris Greer - Some stuff about Interferometry
November 4, 2009 (#262) Yeunjin Kim - Supernovae Type 1a Nucleosynthesis
November 11, 2009 (#263) Justin Johnsen - Procrastination
November 18, 2009 (#264) Erwin Lau - Clouds
December 2, 2009 (#265) Alissa Bans - Sleep and lack thereof

2000 - 2009 

For the extended WOPAT history, click here.