Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Spring 2005 Schedule

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium or the Building 8 Auditorium, as indicated below. Any changes in the schedule will be indicated on this page with the minimum possible delay.

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Current series schedule
Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 17  No Colloquium (holiday) 
January 24
Building 3 Auditorium 
Fusion - the Next Steps John Willis
Department of Energy 
January 31
Building 3 Auditorium 
The James Webb Space Telescope Mike Menzel
February 7
Building 3 Auditorium 
Distributing Time and Frequency Information Judah Levine
February 14
Building 3 Auditorium 
Satellite altimetry, tsunamis, and bathymetry from space Walter H. F. Smith
February 21  No Colloquium (holiday) 
February 28
Building 3 Auditorium 
Rescheduled to May 9 because of snow.  
March 7
Building 3 Auditorium 
Changing Garbage to Oil - Eliminating Landfills with a New Technology Brian Appel
March 14
Building 3 Auditorium 
Science and Science Fiction Stanley Schmidt
Editor, Analog magazine
March 21
Building 3 Auditorium 
Shining Sea to Silent Space: Sea Launch Jim Maser
Sea Launch 
March 28
No Colloquium (holiday) 
April 4
Building 3 Auditorium
The Big Splat: How the Moon Came to Be Dana Mackenzie
April 11
Building 3 Auditorium
The Hydrogen Economy: Challenges and Opportunities George Crabtree
Argonne National Laboratory
April 18
Building 3 Auditorium 
NASA in Historical Perspective John Logsdon
George Washington University
April 25
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Hubble Space Telescope Robotic Servicing Mission Frank Cepollina
May 2
Building 3 Auditorium 
Atoms, Molecules, and Light: Physics Serving Society Wendell T. Hill, III
University of Maryland
May 9
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Robotic Lunar Exploration (RLE) Program Jim Watzin
May 16
Building 3 Auditorium 
Electrodynamic Tethers in Space and More Enrico Lorenzini
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
May 23
Building 3 Auditorium 
A Physicist's View of the Automobile Engine Bernard J. Feldman
University of Missouri-St. Louis
May 30
No Colloquium (holiday) 

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