The Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey

Undergraduate ALFALFA Team Summer 2008
Union College Mini-Conference

July 16, 2008

Team members from Colgate, Siena, Skidmore and Union met at Union.

Group photo.

Others from Cornell, George Mason, Georgia Southern and Lafayette joined by telecon.





  9:15 am Coffee and Pastries  
  9:30 am All Welcome and Introductions
  9:40 am Becky (Union) Galaxies in the Universe: Properties and Distribution
10:00 am Rose (Siena) Environmental Effects on Galaxy Evolution
10:30 am John (Union) Searching for Optical Counterparts for ALFALFA HI Detections
10:45 am Break  
11:00 am Jake (Skidmore) The Loss of Heavy Elements in Galaxies: Clues from the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey
11:15 am Bobby, Kristie, Kevin (Siena) Adventures with Our Group
11:45 am Michael/Caroline (Colgate) Optical Variability of the Quasar 1749+09
12:00 pm Lunch  
1:00 pm Mary (Skidmore) Stellar Clustering
1:20 pm Erin (Colgate) The Universe in HI: The Rich Galaxy Group Zwicky 1400+09 as Seen from ALFALFA
1:35 pm Trevor (Colgate/Siena) Using the ALFALFA Survey to Analyze the poor Group WBL 251 (NRGs076)
1:50 pm Break  
2:00 pm UAT Groups Telecon  
3:15 pm UAT Groups Science Discussion Faculty Telecon
Students Tour Union
5:00 pm Dinner  

Last modified: Wed Aug 6 09:55:05 EST 2008 by becky