Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Spring 2006 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 16  No Colloquium (holiday) 
January 23
Building 3 Auditorium 
Von Braun and the Saturn V Ed Buckbee
January 30
Building 3 Auditorium 
Back to the Future, Applying Thermal Control Experiences on Apollo Lunar Project to Rovers for Future Space Exploration Ronald Creel
February 6
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved Mario Livio
Space Telescope Science Institute
February 13
Building 3 Auditorium 
Large Space Based Telescopes  John Mather
February 20  No Colloquium (holiday) 
February 27
Building 3 Auditorium 
Pad Leader, to the Moon and Beyond Guenter Wendt
March 6
Building 3 Auditorium 
Gravitational Wave Waveforms Joan Centrella
March 13
Building 3 Auditorium 
Autonomous Robots: the DARPA Challenge William Whittaker
Carnegie Mellon University
March 20
Building 3 Auditorium 
His Brain, Her Brain Larry Cahill
University of California at Irvine
March 27
Katrina and Her Brothers and Sisters: The 2004 and 2005 Hurricane Season and The Unique Scientific View Gained From Space Marshall Shepherd
Universtiy of Georgia
April 3
Building 3 Auditorium
Out of the Ice: the Excavation and Research of Siberian Frozen Mammoths Larry Agenbroad
Northern Arizona University 
April 10
Building 3 Auditorium
Aerogels Eric Lerner
Contributing Editor, The Industrial Physicist
April 17
No colloquium, holiday. 
April 24
Building 3 Auditorium 
Big, Green Energy Machines Jesse Ausubel
Rockefeller University 
May 1
Building 3 Auditorium 
Astronomy for the People  John Dobson 
May 8
Building 3 Auditorium 
The Creation of the Apple I Computer
This talk is expected to run slightly longer than the standard 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Steve Wozniak
formerly Apple Computer, now Wheels of Zeus (woz.org) 
May 15
Building 3 Auditorium 
Wi-Fi and Beyond Alex Hills
Carnegie Mellon University
May 22
Building 3 Auditorium 
20 Questions Robin Burgener
May 29
No Colloquium (holiday) 

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