CORNELL PHYS 525 - Phys 525 Student Projects (2 pages)

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Phys 525 - Phy Bl Holes

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Astro 511 Phys 525 Student Projects The following is a tentative schedule and topics Please email me by Tuesday May 1 the title of your talk dong astro cornell edu In your email please also tell me 1 2 key papers you have been studying and the main issues questions you are trying to address understand in your project Please prepare a 20 25 min talk using transparencies or laptop powerpoint etc This is your chance to report to the class what you have studied The level of the presentation is that it should be understandable at least on a qualitative level to the class who will ask you questions during your presentation and therefore help you clarify your understanding and write up By the time you give the talk you should have already done essentially all your reading research and should at least have a rough draft of your writeup There will be two sessions each with 5 6 talks It is expected that students will attend participate i e ask questions both sessions including the one he she will not give talk LOCATION Room 301 Space Sciences Bldg May 10 Thursday 1 30 pm 4 00 pm 1 2 3 4 5 Nishant Agarwal Which Stars become NS BHs Francois Foucart Electrodynamics in GR Applied to Pulsars Wen Fu QPOs in BH accretion Disks Possible Magnetic effects etc Ben Holmes Pulsar Spindown Precession etc Rick Kipphorn Pulsar Pulses Intermittent Pulsars RRATs May 11 Friday 1 30 pm 4 pm 6 Naresh Kumar Supermassive BH Binaries in Gaseous and Stellar Disks etc 7 Istvan Laszlo BH Formation in Massive Stars 8 Silena Paik Supermassive Binary BHs 9 Laura Spitler Intermediate Mass BHs and ULX sources 10 Nick Stone Tidal Disruption of Stars by Supermassive BHs WRITE UP You will write a report on your project The typical length of your writeup should be 5 10 ApJ like pages including all figures and references Please do not exceed the page limit 10 pages The format is flexible as long as it conveys what you have studied I will not grade your writeup So it is more for yourself than it is for me e g it



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