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2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door Webcasts
Monday Sep 17, 2012
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Hans Zinnecker (TBD)
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Chris Evans  (UK Astronomy Technology Centre Edinburgh)
The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey Dr. Chris Evans (UK Astronomy Technology Centre) The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey has obtained multi-epoch optical spectroscopy for over 800 massive stars in 30 Doradus. I will introduce the survey, and present s ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Hugues Sana (University of Amsterdam)
(Preliminary) Multiplicity and Rotational Properties of Massive Stars Populations in 30 Doradus Dr. Hugues Sana (University of Amsterdam) The VLT-Flames Tarantula Survey has acquired intermediate resolution spectroscopy of over 800 OB stars in ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Selma de Mink  (SOC - STScI/JHU)
The Evolution of Massive Stars 30 Dor Under the Influence of Rotation and Binary Interaction Dr. Selma E. de Mink (STScI / JHU) With their large luminosities, strong stellar winds and spectacular explosions massive stars heat and enrich their ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Jesus Maiz Apellaniz (IAA-CSIC)
The 30 Doradus Optical/NIR Extinction Law Dr. Jesús Maíz Apellániz (IAA-CSIC) We have generated a new one-parameter family of optical/NIR extinction laws intended to replace the Cardelli et al. (1989) family that yield significantly lower chi^ ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Veronique Petit (West Chester University)
The Magnetic OB Star Population in Our Galaxy and Beyond Dr. Veronique Petit (West Chester University) Massive star magnetism is often considered an astronomical "wildcard", as it is hard to predict in which stars it may occur. This reflects o ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Alex de Koter (University of Amsterdam)
Recent Developments in Our Understanding of Mass-Loss From Massive Stars Prof. Alex de Koter (University of Amsterdam ) The evolution of massive stars and the characteristics of their supernova explosions are greatly affected by the amount of ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Jon Sundqvist  (University of Delaware)
Interpreting X-ray Emission From the Most Massive Stars Dr. Jon Sundqvist (University of Delaware) Orbiting satellites since Einstein have established that the X-ray luminosity of "normal" O-stars scales linearly as Lx ~ 10^-7 Lbol. We show he ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Paul Crowther (University of Sheffield)
First 3.5 minutes of audio was lost. .............. Sorry Paul Census of the Hot, Luminous Stellar Population of 30 Doradus: Radiative and Mechanical Feedback Prof. Paul Crowther (University of Sheffield) In this review I provi ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Sergio Simon-Diaz  (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias)
On the Nature of O Vz Stars in 30 Doradus Dr. Sergio Simon-Diaz (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias) Preference: Session III. Star Clusters and Stellar content The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey (VFTS) has found a large number of O Vz stars amo ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Francisco Najarro  (Centro de Astrobiologia CSIC-INTA)
VFTS 682: An Isolated Twin of the R136a WN5h Massive Stars Dr. Francisco Najarro (Centro de Astrobiologia CSIC-INTA) We will present first results from our VLT-XSHOOTER multiwavelength observations of the reddened, massive WN5h star VFTS#682, ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Jessica Evans, Jenna Ryon, Fabian Schneider (n/a)
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2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
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Tuesday Sep 18, 2012
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Daniela Calzetti  (University of Massachusetts)
The Stellar Initial Mass Function: 30-Doradus and Beyond Daniela Calzetti (Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts) The resolved central cluster R136 has offered unprecedented opportunities to probe the stellar Initial Mass Funct ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Vincent Henault-Brunet (Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh)
The Dynamics of R136 Mr. Vincent Henault-Brunet (Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh) I will present recent results on the dynamics of R136 based on multi-epoch radial velocity measurements obtained as part of the VLT-FLAMES Taran ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Jonathan C. Tan (University of Florida)
The Formation of Massive Stars and Star Clusters - Recent Insights from the Galaxy Prof. Jonathan C. Tan (University of Florida) I review the processes of massive star and star cluster formation and their associated open questions. A number of ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Nino Panagia  (STSCI)
Star Formation in 30 Doradus Prof. Nino Panagia (STScI) Using observations obtained with the HST-WFC3 we have studied the properties of the stellar populations in the central regions of 30 Dor in the Large Magellanic Cloud. We have searched fo ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Elena Sabbi  (SOC - STScI )
Seeing Double in 30 Doradus Dr. Elena Sabbi (STScI) We have identified two distinct stellar populations in the core of the giant HII region 30 Doradus using data obtained with the Wide Field Camera 3 on the Hubble Space Telescope. The richest ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Dimitrios Gouliermis  (MPIA, ZAH/ITA Heidelberg )
Low-Mass Pre-Main Sequence Stars: A Treasury of Information on Clustered Star Formation in the Magellanic Clouds Dr. Dimitrios Gouliermis (MPIA, ZAH/ITA Heidelberg) The best places to observe the formation and early evolution of stellar cluste ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Julian Pittard (The University of Leeds)
The Effects of Winds and Supernovae on Clumpy Media Dr. Julian Pittard (The University of Leeds) Energy input from massive stars into the interstellar medium drives high Mach number flows into and through clumpy regions. Simulations of stellar ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Leisa Townsley  (Penn State University)
Live Fast, Die Young, Blow Some Bubbles: The X-ray View of 30 Doradus from Chandra Dr. Leisa Townsley (Penn State University ) During their short lives, massive stars are the movers and shakers in star-forming regions, quickly modifying their ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Laura Lopez (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
A Study of Stellar Feedback in 30 Doradus Dr. Laura Lopez (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Observations show that star formation is an inefficient and slow process. This result can be attributed to the injection of energy and momentum ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Eric Pellegrini (University of Toledo)
The Feedback, Pressure and Energy Ballance in 30 Doradus Dr. Eric Pellegrini (University of Toledo) Using photoionization models with observatinal data we probe the physical conditions and ionization mechanisms at more than 4000 individual lin ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Sergio Torres-Flores (Universidad de La Serena)
A Kinematic Study of the Giant Star-Forming Region of 30 Doradus Dr. Sergio Torres-Flores (Universidad de La Serena) Kinematically, giant HII regions (GHR) are known to display supersonic emission-line widths and large expanding structures. Ho ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
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Wednesday Sep 19, 2012
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Remy Indebetouw (University of Virginia)
ALMA's View of Molecular Gas in 30 Doradus Remy Indebetouw (University of Virginia) 30 Doradus is the nearest super-star cluster, and an ideal laboratory in which to study the effects of vigorous star formation on molecular gas in galaxies. We ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Nolan Walborn (STSCI)
The Current and Future Massive Stellar Generations in 30 Doradus Dr. Nolan Walborn (STScI) Some characteristics of the most massive ionizing population of 30 Doradus from VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey spectroscopy, and of the triggered second ge ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
S. Michael Fall (STSCI )
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2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
You-Hua Chu, Jessica Evans (University of Illinois)
30 Doradus: Just How Unusual Is It? You-Hua Chu (University of Illinois) What makes 30 Dor fascinating is its intense star formation and violent energy feedback. Just how unusual is 30 Dor? I will compare 30 Dor to other star-forming comple ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
Jay Gallagher (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
30 Doradus: A Giant Among Local Star-Forming Complexes? Jay Gallagher (University of Wisconsin-Madison) The 30 Dor region offers a unique opportunity to explore the internal workings of a massive young stellar context. Although rare, these t ...
2012 30 Doradus: The Starburst Next Door
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