Astronomy Journal Club

August 26: Mukremin Kilic

"Rocky Extrasolar Planetary Compositions Derived from Externally-Polluted White Dwarfs",Klein et al. 2011, arXiv:1108.1565

"Transit surveys for Earths in the habitable zones of white dwarfs", Agol 2011, arXiv:1103.2791

September 2: Chris Stockdale

"Radio Emission from SN 1994I in NGC 5194 (M 51) - The Best Studied Type Ib/c Radio Supernova", Weiler et al. 2011, arXiv:1108.2692

September 9: Leah Morabito, Xinyu Dai

"Suzaku Observations of Three FeLoBAL Quasi-stellar Objects: SDSS J0943+5417, J1352+4239, and J1723+5553", Morabito et al. 2011, arXiv:1011.4327

"A Close Nuclear Black Hole Pair in the Spiral Galaxy NGC 3393", Fabbiano et al. 2011, arXiv:1109.0483

September 16: Albert Chuang

"Measurements of H(z) and D_A(z) from the Two-Dimensional Two-Point Correlation Function of Sloan Digital Sky Survey Luminous Red Galaxies", Chuang and Wang 2011, arXiv:1102.2251

"The WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey: mapping the distance-redshift relation with baryon acoustic oscillations", Chris Blake et al. 2011, arXiv:1108.2635

"A Comparative Study of Dark Energy Constraints from Current Observational Data", Wang, Chuang, and Mukherjee 2011, arXiv:1109.3172

September 30: Karen Leighly

"Quasi-Stellar Objects, Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies, and Mergers", Canalizo and Stockton 2001, ApJ, 555, 719

October 14: Bin Chen

"A Study of Gravitational Lens Chromaticity with the Hubble Space Telescope", Munoz et al. 2011, arXiv:1107.5932

October 21: Tim Miller

"K 4-47: a planetary nebula excited by photons and shocks", Goncalves et al. 2004, astroph/0408133

October 28: Jenna Nugent

"Detection of a Hot Gaseous Halo around the Giant Spiral Galaxy NGC 1961", Anderson and Bregman 2011, ApJ, 737, 22

November 4: Rhiannon Griffin

"A GMBCG Galaxy Cluster Catalog of 55,424 Rich Clusters from SDSS DR7" Hao et al. 2010, ApJS, 191, 254

November 11: Leah Morabito

"Probing hot gas in galaxy groups through the Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect" Ran et al. 2011, MNRAS, 413, 3039

November 18: Jeremy Lust

"The solar oxygen crisis: Probably not the last word", Socas-Navarro and Norton, 2007, astro-ph/0702162

December 2: Sara Barber

"Direct Detection of Extrasolar Comets Is Possible", Jura 2005, AJ, 130, 1261