Solange's list of Astrotalks and Informal Meetings in Pasadena
January 12th - 16th, 2015
When Who What Where
MONDAY:
10:30 Cahill Astro-Coffee Cahill Ahmanson Library
12:00 Claudio Maccone (IAA SETI) The FOCAL Mission to the Sun Gravity Focus JPL Astrophysics and Exoplanet Science Seminars
JPL Buil. 169, Room 336
4:00 Carmala N. Garzione (U. of Rochester) The spatial-temporal evolution of topography of the central Andean plateau and geodynamic implications for the growth of plateaus GPS Division Seminar
Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall (155 Arms)
4:15 (4:00) Monica Turner (Leiden) The properties of the gas around galaxies from metal-line absorption Astronomy tea talk
Cahill Hameetman Auditorium
TUESDAY:
10:30 Cahill Astro-Coffee Cahill Ahmanson Library
12:00 JPL Star Formation Lunch Talks
JPL Buil. 169, Room 336
12:15 IR/sub-mm/mm lunch
Cahill 312
4:00 Eugene Chiang (UC Berkeley) Protoplanetary Disks Planetary Science Seminar
Salvatori Room (365 So. Mudd)
4:00 (3:30) Guillermo Blanc (Carnegie) A Characteristic Transition Mass Scale in the Gas Phase Mass-Metallicity Relation of Local Star Forming Galaxies Carnegie Colloquium Series
William T. Golden Auditorium
WEDNESDAY:
10:30 Cahill Astro-Coffee Cahill Ahmanson Library
12:00 IPAC Lunch Seminar
IPAC 102
4:00 (3:45) Eve Ostriker (Princeton) [In]efficient Star Formation and the ISM Astronomy colloquium
Cahill Hameetman Auditorium (Cahill Ahmanson Library) 
THURSDAY:
10:30 Cahill Astro-Coffee Cahill Ahmanson Library
noon SRL Sack Lunch Seminar
Lauritsen 248
4:00 (3:50) Eugene Chiang (UC Berkeley) Close-in Planets: Warm Jupiters, Super-Earths, and Exo-Mercuries JPL Astrophysics and Exoplanet Science Seminars
JPL Buil. 169, Room 336
4:00 (3:45) Gavin Crooks (UC Berkeley and LBL) Optimal Thermodynamic Control and the Riemannian Geometry of the Ising model Physics Research Conference
East Bridge 201 (East Bridge 110)
FRIDAY:
10:30 Cahill Astro-Coffee Cahill Ahmanson Library
12:15 Alessandro Sonnenfeld (UCLA) The evolution of early-type galaxies: a strong lensing perspective Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talks
Carnegie Conference Room
1:00 Time Domain Forum
Keith Spalding 410
2:00 Eugene Chiang (UC Berkeley) Close-in Planets: Warm Jupiters, Super-Earths, and Exo-Mercuries Theoretical astrophysics and relativity seminar
370 Cahill

Times in brackets are when you should show up if you want to partake of the gastronomical inducements offered by the organizers.

I make no claim that this list is complete and comprehensive.

If there is a talk or event that you'd like me to include here, or if you spot a mistake, please email me with the details (solange at ipac.caltech.edu).