Session List



Session 31. The Structure and Evolution of The Universe - I

Topical, Oral, Tuesday, 8:30-10:00am, 10:45am-12:30pm, Presidio

31.01 SEU, Introduction
N. White, R. Mushotzky (NASA's GSFC)
31.02 Structure and Evolution of the Universe
R. D. Blandford (Caltech)
31.03 Cosmic Seeds
D. N. Spergel, C. L. Bennett, M. Halpern, G. Hinshaw, N. Jarosik, A. Kogut, M. Limon, J. Mather, S. S. Meyer, L. Page, G. Tucker, D. T. Wilkinson, E. Wollack, E. L. Wright (MAP Science Team)
31.04 Development of Large Scale Cosmic Structure
J. P. Ostriker (Princeton University)
31.05 Dark Matter
A. E. Evrard (U. Michigan)
31.06 Evolution of Metals
J. M. Shull (Univ. of Colorado)
31.07 Star Formation, Near and Far
F. H. Shu (University of California, Berkeley)
31.08 The SEU Program
A. N. Bunner (NASA Headquarters)

Session 32. RXTE Diagnostics of Active Galactic Nuclei

Topical, Oral, Tuesday, 8:30-10:00am, 10:45am-12:30pm, Sierra/Padre

32.01 X-Ray Probes of AGN Structure
B. M. Peterson (Ohio State)
32.02 X-ray Emission and Reprocessing in Seyfert 1 Galaxies
K. A. Weaver (Johns Hopkins University)
32.03 RXTE spectra of type 2 Active Galactic Nuclei
P. Blanco (CASS/UCSD)
32.04 New Perspectives on AGN Variability
32.05 RXTE/ASCA Results for Seyfert 1 Galaxy MCG-6-30-15
J. C. Lee, A. C. Fabian, K. Iwasawa (IfA, U. Cambridge), W. N. Brandt (Penn. State U.), C. S. Reynolds (JILA, U. Colorado)
32.06 X-Ray Properties of Broad-Line Radio Galaxies
M. Eracleous (UC, Berkeley)
32.07 Blazars: Model Constraints from High-energy Observations
R. M. Sambruna (PSU)

Session 33. Gamma-ray Burst Counterparts and Afterglows

Topical, Oral, Tuesday, 8:30-10:00am, 10:45am-12:30pm, Friars

33.01 Burst, Introduction
G. Fishman (NASA's MSFC), M. Metzger (Caltech)
33.02 Current Status of the Gamma-Ray Burst Field
C. Kouveliotou (Universities Space Research Association, at NASA/MSFC)
33.03 The decay of the X-ray afterglow of GRB971214 observed with BeppoSAX
J. Heise, J. in 't Zand (Space Research Organization Netherlands, Utrecht), E. Costa, L. Piro, M. Feroci (Inst. di Astrophysica Spaziale, Rome), F. Frontera, D. Dal Fiume, E. Pian (Inst. di Tecnologie e Studio della Radiazoni Extraterrestri, Bologna), L. Antonelli, A. Coletta (BeppoSAX, Rome), R. C. Butler (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, Rome)
33.04 The Transition from the Gamma-Ray Burst to the Afterglow and the Total Electromagnetic Energy Associated to the Burst
E. Costa (IAS-CNR, Roma), BeppoSAX GRB Team
33.05 Are Gamma-Ray Burst Properties related to those of theirX-ray Afterglows?
F. Frontera (Physics Dept, U. Ferrara, Italy and Ist. TESRE, CNR, Bologna, Italy)
33.06 Gamma-ray Bursts in the All-Sky Monitor on RXTE
D. A. Smith, H. Bradt, A. Levine, R. Remillard (MIT), G. Fishman, C. Meegan (NASA/MSFC), C. Kouveliotou (NASA/MSFC, USRA), J. Jernigen, K. Hurley (UCB)
33.07 Multi-wavelength studies of GRB afterglows
T. J. Galama, P. J. Groot, P. Vreeswijk (U. Amsterdam, The Netherlands), J. van Paradijs (U. Alabama in Huntsville and U. Amsterdam), R. Wijers, N. Tanvir (IoA, Cambridge, UK), C. Kouveliotou, C. Robinson (USRA at NASA/MSFC), M. Bremer (IRAM, France)
33.08 Hosts and Distances to Gamma-ray Bursts
M. R. Metzger (Caltech)
33.09 The Host Galaxy of GRB 970228
A. S. Fruchter (STScI)
33.10 Optical, IR, and Radio Follow-Up Studies of GRBs
S. G. Djorgovski, S. R. Kulkarni (Caltech), D. A. Frail (NRAO), J. S. Bloom, S. C. Odewahn, P. Shopbell, K. L. Adelberger, R. R. Gal, D. Vakil, A. N. Ramaprakash (Caltech), R. Goodrich (WMKO)
33.11 Optical Afterglow of the Gamma-ray Burst GRB 971214
J. P. Halpern (Columbia), J. R. Thorstensen (Dartmouth), D. J. Helfand (Columbia), E. Costa (IAS, CNR)
33.12 The Radio Afterglows of Gamma-Ray Bursts
G. B. Taylor (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
33.13 Gamma-Ray Bursts and Host Galaxies
D. L. Band (CASS/UCSD), D. H. Hartmann (Clemson)
33.14 X-ray Afterglow Measurements and Rapid Localization of Gamma-ray Bursts with the International High Energy Transient Explorer (HETE) Mission
G. R. Ricker (MIT)

Session 34. Real Instruments

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

34.01 High Resolution Millimeter Wavelength Polarimetry at BIMA
R. Rao, R. M. Crutcher (U. Illinois), R. L. Plambeck, M. C. H. Wright (UC Berkeley)
34.02 The Submillimeter Telescope Observatory: A Progress Report on Current Instrumentation and Observations
R. J. Stupak, H. M. Butner, D. Muders, P. D. Gensheimer, W. L. Peters, R. J. Hayward, T. L. Wilson (SMTO-Steward Observatory)
34.03 Holographic Measurement and Adjustment of the Heinrich Hertz Telescope's Primary
W. L. Peters, R. H. Hayward, D. S. Ashby, H. M. Butner, J. P. Casas, R. S. Esterline, P. D. Gensheimer, E. W. Holmberg, D. Muders, D. E. Officer, S. R. Platt, R. J. Stupak, T. L. Wilson (Submillimeter Telescope Obs.)
34.04 The Whole Earth Blazar (WEB) Telescope
J. R. Mattox (Boston University)
34.05 Studies of Optical Variability with ROTSE
R. Kehoe, C. Akerlof, B. Lee, T. A. McKay (U. Michigan), S. Marshall (LLNL), J. Bloch, D. Casperson, S. Fletcher, G. Gisler, W. Priedhorsky, J. Szymanski, J. Wren (LANL)
34.06 Recent Results from the Georgia State University Multiple Telescope Telescope
R. L. Riddle, W. G. Bagnuolo, D. H. Berger (Georgia State U.), D. J. Barry (Austin, TX)
34.07 A High Throughput Modified FTS - A New Direction in Astronomical Spectroscopy
A. R. Hajian (United States Naval Observatory)
34.08 Flight Results from SPINR, an Ultraviolet Spectral Imaging Sounding Rocket
T. A. Cook, V. J. Taylor, S. Chakrabarti (Boston University)
34.09 Dual Order Spectrograph for Longslit Imaging in the FUV
S. R. McCandliss (JHU)

Session 35. Proposed Instruments and Programs

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

35.01 NASA's Ultraviolet, Visible, and Gravitational Astrophysics Program
H. Hasan (NASA Headquarters)
35.02 Science with the Keck Interferometer
G. Vasisht, G. T. van Belle, A. F. Boden, M. M. Colavita, S. Crawford, P. Swanson, J. K. Wallace (JPL), J. Walker, P. Wizinowich (CARA)
35.03 Digital Science Using Data from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer
D. Schiminovich, C. Martin, P. Friedman, T. Small (Caltech), L. Bianchi, A. Szalay, T. Heckman (Johns Hopkins Univ.), B. Millard, R. Malina (Lab. Astronomie Spatiale, Marseilles), O. Siegmund, B. Welsh (UC, Berkeley), R. M. Rich (Columbia Univ.)
35.04 A Polarimeter for Low Energy X-ray Astrophysical Sources (PLEXAS)
H. L. Marshall (MIT), S. S. Murray, E. Silver, H. Schnopper (SAO), M. C. Weisskopf (NASA/MSFC)
35.05 FAR_XITE: First Use of True Imaging Above 20 keV
R. E. Rothschild, W. A. Heindl, M. R. Pelling, J. L. Matteson, A. Quirrenbach, D. E. Gruber, P. R. Blanco (CASS/UCSD), M. P. Ulmer, S. M. Matz, F. Yusef-Zadeh, R. Altkorn (Northwestern Univ.), P. L. Hink (Washington Univ.), R. Staubert (IAA Tubingen), S. D. Anderson (Spelman College), T. Tumer (UCR), A. S. Kreiger (Rad. Sci. Inc.)
35.06 A Far-Infrared Space Interferometer Mission Concept
J. Mather, D. Leisawitz, S. H. Moseley, R. Mushotzky (NASA/GSFC), P. Hacking (JPL/IPAC), M. Harwit (Cornell), D. Neufeld (JHU), D. Spergel (Princeton), E. Wright (UCLA)
35.07 The Radio Imaging Galactic and Heliospheric Telescope (RIGHT)Explorer Mission Proposal
D. L. Jones (JPL), RIGHT MIDEX Propoal Team (GSFC, NRL, NRAO, STScI, U.Md., VPI, ISU, Haystack, U.Tas. (Australia), U.Glasgow (UK), Paris Obs. (France), RRI (India), IRA (Ukraine))
35.08 Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) - A Facility Instrument For The Hubble Space Telescope
D. S. Leckrone, E. S. Cheng, L. D. Feinberg (HST Project, NASA/GSFC), J. T. Trauger (JPL), F. D. Macchetto, J. W. MacKenty (STScI)
35.09 The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
J. Green, J. Morse (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Session 36. Active Galactic Nuclei

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

36.01 Examining Correlations between the Gamma-Ray and Optical Emission of Blazars
S. Bloom (NASA/GSFC/NRC), P. Sreekumar (NASA/GSFC/USRA)
36.02 TeV and Correlated Multiwavelength Observations of the BL Lac Markarian 501
J. H. Buckley (Dept. of Physics, Washington U., St. Louis), Whipple Collaboration
36.03 Rapid Variability in the BL Lacertae Object AO 0235+164
A. Quirrenbach (UCSD), A. Kraus, A. Lobanov, T. P. Krichbaum, A. Witzel (MPIfR), P. Schneider (MPA), S. J. Wagner, J. Heidt, H. Bock (LSW Heidelberg), M. Aller, H. Aller (U. Michigan)
36.04 Monitoring Water Vapor Masers in AGNs
J. Braatz (NRAO), A. Wilson (U. Maryland), C. Henkel (MPIfR), R. Gough, M. Sinclair (ATNF)
36.05 Molecular Gas in Five Seyfert Nuclei
A. J. Baker, N. Z. Scoville (California Institute of Technology)
36.06 A Grid of Non-LTE Models and Theoretical Spectra of AGN Accretion Disks
I. Hubeny (NASA/GSFC), O. Blaes (U. California, Santa Barbara), E. Agol (Johns Hopkins U.)
36.07 The Physical Conditions in the Inner Narrow Line Region of the Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 1068
S. B. Kraemer, J. R. Ruiz, D. M. Crenshaw (CUA/GSFC)
36.08 STIS Echelle Spectra of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 5548
D. M. Crenshaw (CUA/GSFC), S. B. Kraemer (CUA/GSFC)
36.09 Effects of Magnetic Configuration on 3D Jets That Pass Through the Alfvén Point
A. Rosen, P. E. Hardee (U. Alabama)
36.10 A Study of ``Companions'' around Seyfert and Normal Galaxies
M. M. De Robertis (York U.), M. L. VanDalfsen (McMaster U.)
36.11 HI Absorption toward the Cores of Two Active Galaxies
A. B. Peck (NRAO / NMIMT), G. B. Taylor (NRAO)
36.12 Ionized Gas Structures in the Centers of Nearby Early-Type Galaxies
T. Glassman, M. Malkan (UCLA Astronomy)
36.13 Preliminary R and I Band Observations of Markarian 501
D. Ratay, L. F. Brown (Connecticut College)
36.14 A Model of the Variable Optical, Ultraviolet, and X-ray Continuum of NGC 5548
O. Blaes (UCSB), P. Magdziarz (U. Durham), G. Madejski (GSFC)

Session 37. X-ray Clusters: Implications for Cosmology

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

37.01 In Search of Killer Clusters: Cosmological Implications of the 1E0657-56, the Hottest Known Galaxy Cluster
W. H. Tucker, L. P. David, U. Pen (CfA)
37.02 Studying the Evolution of Clusters of Galaxies Through X-Ray Absorption Lines
L. P. David (SAO)
37.03 The Velocity Dispersion and X-Ray Structure of Abell 963
R. J. Lavery (Iowa State Univ.), J. P. Henry (IfA/Hawaii)
37.04 Determination of q_0 from the Gas Fraction of Distant Clusters
K. Rines, W. Forman, C. Jones (SAO), U. Pen (Harvard University), R. Burg (Johns Hopkins University)
37.05 The Butcher-Oemler Effect in Three Bimodal X-Ray Clusters
A. J. Metevier (UC Santa Cruz), A. K. Romer (Carnegie Mellon U.), M. P. Ulmer (Northwestern U.)
37.06 High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of Cluster Cooling Cores with AXAF
M. W. Wise (MIT Center for Space Research)
37.07 Detection and Analysis of Sources in X-Ray Galaxy Clusters
D. D. Smith, M. Henriksen (U. North Dakota)

Session 38. ADS and Expert Assistants

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

38.01 New Data and Features in the ADS Abstract and Article Services
G. Eichhorn, A. Accomazzi, C. S. Grant, M. J. Kurtz, S. S. Murray (SAO)
38.02 ADF/ADC Web Tools for Browsing and Visualizing Astronomical Catalogs and NASA Astrophysics Mission Metadata
E. Shaya, V. Kargatis, J. Blackwell, K. Borne (Raytheon STX, NASA/GSFC), R. A. White, C. Cheung (NASA/GSFC)
38.03 Recent Enhancements to the Catalog Services of the ADC
J. E. Gass, J. L. Weiland, G. L. Schneider, J. H. Blackwell, V. E. Kargatis, E. J. Shaya (Raytheon STX, NASA/GSFC), C. Y. Cheung, R. A. White (NASA/GSFC)
38.04 The STIS ETC Emission Line Tool
J. Wilson, K. C. Sahu (STScI)
38.05 Scientist's Expert Assistant to Support NGST Observing Program
T. Brooks (Century Computing), A. Koratkar (STScI), J. Jones, L. Ruley (GSFC), S. Grosvenor (Federal Data Corp.)
38.06 MIND YOUR PDQs: Quality Assurance for OPUS Pipeline Products
D. J. Steinberg, H. M. Hart, J. Scott, S. Parsons, T. Ellis, D. Fraquelli, F. Hamilton, D. Kenny, M. Kochte, E. Giovane, L. Rawley (CSC/STScI)

Session 39. Astronomy Education

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

39.01 AASTRA Leadership Workshop
M. K. Hemenway (U. Texas - Austin)
39.02 Project ASTRO: Local Coalitions for Bringing Astronomers to 4th - 9th Grade Classrooms
A. Fraknoi (A.S.P. and Foothill Coll.)
39.03 A Campus Observatory for an Undergraduate Astronomy Program
H. D. Powell, L. F. Collins, G. D. Henson, M. W. Castelaz, D. G. Luttermoser, D. M. Close (East Tenn. Sa. U.)
39.04 Astronomy Classroom Activities Using the ``Ultraviolet/Visible Sky Gallery" CD-ROM
K. -P. Cheng (CSUF), R. Angione (SDSU), F. Talbert (SDSU), J. Sievers (Mesa College), C. Jang (CSUF)
39.05 Crossword Puzzles - A New Look at an Old Teaching Idea
D. H. Bradstreet, D. P. Steelman (Eastern College), A. Lewis (MRAO, U. Cambridge)
39.06 College Student Learning about Theory, Evidence and the Interface between Science and Religion in an Astronomy Course
H. Shipman, N. Brickhouse, Z. Dagher, W. J. Letts (Univ. of Delaware)
39.07 The Use of Astronomy in Research Based Science Education
S. H. Jacoby (NOAO), J. F. Lockwood (Sahuaro High School), D. W. McCarthy (University of Arizona)
39.08 The Space Infrared Telescope Facility: Education and Public Outreach Plan
M. L. Thaller, M. D. Bicay (IPAC/Caltech)
39.09 The Women's Science Forum: An Outreach Program for High School Girls
M. Jan, M. Donahue, L. Frattare (STScI), M. Jan (Maryland Space Grant Consortium)
39.10 City Stars Teacher Workshops: 1994 - 1997
N. Grice (Boston Museum of Science)

Session 40. The Interstellar Medium

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

40.01 The Damped Ly\alpha Absorber Toward the Double QSO HE 1104-1805
K. C. Roth, A. Songaila, K. T. C. Jim (IfA, U. Hawaii)
40.02 The Absorption Spectrum of PKS 1756+237
J. M. Bauer, K. C. Roth, K. T. C. Jim (IfA, U Hawaii)
40.03 Imaging of Damped Ly-alpha Absorbers
K. T. C. Jim, K. C. Roth (IfA, U. Hawaii)
40.04 Probing Tidal Debris in M81
S. P. Kolhatkar, K. C. Roth (IfA, U. Hawaii), D. V. Bowen (Royal Obs. Edinburgh), J. C. Blades (STScI), D. M. Meyer (Northwestern U.)
40.05 The Structure of Faint, High-latitude, Warm Ionized Gas
P. J. Hentges, P. R. McCullough (U. of Illinois)
40.06 Dust Containing Al in \ionH2 Regions and the Diffuse Ionized Medium: GHRS Measurements of \ionAl3 and \ionS3
J. C. Howk, B. D. Savage (U. Wisconsin-Madison)
40.07 Spectrophotometric Comparison of HII Regions and DIG in M31
V. C. Galarza, R. A. M. Walterbos (NMSU), R. Braun (NFRA)
40.08 Massive Stars and the Ionization of the Diffuse Ionized Gas in M33
C. G. Hoopes, R. A. M. Walterbos, J. L. Flynn (NMSU)
40.09 Interstellar Clouds in the Directions of M15 and M92
C. Pilachowski (NOAO), E. Langer (Colorado College), C. Sneden (U. Texas at Austin), R. Kraft (Lick Obs./UCSC)
40.10 The Distance to the High Galactic Latitude Molecular Clouds MBM 23-24 and G192-67
C. E. Grant, D. N. Burrows (Penn State University)
40.11 Interstellar Extinction and Polarization in Clouds at High Galactic Latitude
K. A. Larson, D. C. B. Whittet (Rensselaer Polytechnic)
40.12 Particle Shapes and the 2175 ÅFeature
L. M. Will, P. Aannestad (Arizona State University)
40.13 The Ultraviolet Scattering Properties of Interstellar Dust
J. D. Fix (U. of Iowa), J. Murthy (Johns Hopkins U.)
40.14 EGRET Observations of Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission in Monoceros
S. W. Digel (Raytheon STX, NASA/GSFC), I. A. Grenier (Université Paris 7 and Service d'Astrophysique, CE Saclay), S. D. Hunter (NASA/GSFC), T. M. Dame, P. Thaddeus (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
40.15 Relics of Gamma Ray Burst Explosions
Y. N. Efremov (Sternberg Astronomical Institute), B. G. Elmegreen (IBM Watson Res. Center), P. W. Hodge (U. Washington)
40.16 The Interstellar Abundances of Tin and Cadmium
U. J. Sofia, K. A. Matthews (Villanova Univ.), D. M. Meyer (Northwestern Univ.)
40.17 3D MHD Simulations of the Nonlinear Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability
D. Ryu (Chungnam National University), T. W. Jones (University of Minnesota), A. Frank (University of Rochester)

Session 41. RXTE Diagnostics of Active Galactic Nuclei

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

41.01 Spectral Variability in NGC 3227 Observed by RXTE
A. Ptak (CMU), T. Yaqoob (NASA/GSFC)
41.02 RXTE Monitoring Observations of BLRGs 3C390.3 and 3C120
R. Remillard, W. Cui (M.I.T.), J. Halpern (Columbia Univ.), M. Eracleous (U.C. Berkeley), J. Thorstensen (Dartmouth College)
41.03 The X-Ray Properties of NGC4258
J. K. Cannizzo (NASA/GSFC/USRA), L. J. Greenhill (CfA), J. R. Herrnstein (VLA), J. M. Moran (CfA), R. F. Mushotzky (NASA/GSFC)

Session 42. Structure and Evolution of The Universe

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

42.01 Constraining the Hottest Temperature Component of A754 with RXTE
A. Valinia (NASA/GSFC/NRC), M. J. Henriksen (U. North Dakota), R. F. Mushotzky (NASA/GSFC), M. Loewenstein (NASA/GSFC/UMD), K. Roettiger (U.Missouri), G. M. Madejski (NASA/GSFC/UMD)
42.02 P4M: A Parallel Version Of P3M
P. P. Brieu (UCLA), A. E. Evrard (University of Michigan)
42.03 Gaussian Peaks and Clusters of Galaxies: Mass Function, Correlation Funcion, Evolution and Beyond
R. Cen (Princeton University)
42.04 Non-standard Halo Models and MACHO Mass Estimates
E. Gates (U. Chicago and Adler Planetarium), G. Gyuk (S.I.S.S.A.), N. W. Evans (Oxford)
42.05 Using Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect Number Counts to Probe Ømega_\circ
G. P. Holder, J. E. Carlstrom, E. Reese (U. Chicago), M. K. Joy (NASA/MSFC)
42.06 A Comparison of Simple Mass Estimators for Galaxy Clusters
T. G. Brainerd, C. M. Oaxaca (BU)
42.07 Cluster Masses at z\sim0.3 from X-ray observations
A. D. Lewis, E. Ellingson (U. Colorado), S. L. Morris (DAO), R. G. Carlberg (U. Toronto)

Session 43. Gamma-ray Burst Counterparts and Afterglows

Display, Tuesday, 10:00am-6:30pm, Atlas Ballroom

43.01 Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Formation of Supermassive Black Holes at the Centers of Galaxies
X. Shi (Dept. of Physics, UCSD), G. M. Fuller, K. Abazajian (Dept. of Physics, UCSD)
43.02 The Collapsar Model for Gamma Ray Bursts - Two-Dimensional Calculations
A. MacFadyen, S. E. Woosley (UC Santa Cruz)
43.03 ROSAT Deep Survey of Small Gamma-Ray Burst Error Boxes
P. Li, K. Hurley (UC Berkeley), T. Cline (NASA/GSFC), G. Fishman, C. Kouveliotou, C. Meegan (NASA/MSFC)
43.04 LOTIS Constraints on Simultaneous and Early Time Optical Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts
G. G. Williams, D. H. Hartmann (Clemson U.), H. S. Park, E. Ables, R. Bionta, L. Ott, E. Parker (LLNL), D. L. Band (CASS 0424, UCSD), S. D. Barthelmy (USRA, NASA/GSFC), P. S. Butterworth, T. L. Cline, N. Gehrels (NASA/GSFC), D. H. Ferguson (Cal. State Hayward), G. J. Fishman, C. A. Meegan (NASA/MSFC), C. Kouveliotou (USRA, NASA/MSFC), K. Hurley (SSL/UCB)
43.05 Results from ROTSE: Real-Time searches for GRB optical counterparts to 15th magnitude
T. A. McKay, C. Akerlof, B. Lee, B. Kehoe (U. Michigan), J. Bloch, D. Casperson, S. Fletcher, G. Gisler, W. Priedhorsky, J. Szymanski, J. Wren (LANL), S. Marshall (LLNL)
43.06 Constraining Gamma Ray Burst Beaming with Afterglow Observations
J. E. Rhoads (KPNO)
43.07 Gamma-ray Burst Localization Capabilities of the HEXIS High Energy X-Ray All-Sky Survey/Monitor
M. Pelling, J. Matteson, W. Heindl, L. Peterson, R. Rothschild, R. Skelton (UCSD), P. Hink (Washington U.)
43.08 Position-Sensitive CZT Detectors for High Energy X-Ray Astronomy
J. Matteson, W. Coburn, W. Heindl, L. Peterson, M. Pelling, R. Rothschild, R. Skelton (UCSD), P. Hink, K. Slavis (Washington U.)
43.09 The X-ray Counterpart to SGR 0526-66: Results from a monitoring campaign of N49 with ROSAT
R. Danner (JPL), S. R. Kulkarni (Caltech), J. Trumper (MPE)
43.10 Prompt Emission and Delayed Afterglows from the Blast-Wave Model of Gamma-Ray Bursts
C. D. Dermer, J. Chiang (NRL)
43.11 Current Status and New Developments with the GRB Coordinates Network (GCN)
S. D. Barthelmy (NASA-GSFC (USRA)), P. Butterworth (NASA-GSFC (RSTX)), T. L. Cline, N. Gehrels (NASA-GSFC)
43.12 The Non-triggered Supplement to the BATSE Gamma Ray Burst Catalogs
J. M. Kommers, W. H. G. Lewin (MIT), C. Kouveliotou (USRA/MSFC), J. van Paradijs, G. N. Pendleton (UAH), C. A. Meegan, G. J. Fishman (NASA/MSFC)
43.13 The Ulysses Supplement to the BATSE 4B Catalog of Cosmic Gamma-Ray Bursts
K. Hurley (UC Berkeley), M. S. Briggs, R. M. Kippen (University of Alabama in Huntsville), C. Kouveliotou, C. Meegan, G. Fishman (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center), T. Cline (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), M. Boer (CESR)
43.14 A Binary Neutron Star Gamma-Ray Burst Model
J. D. Salmonson, J. R. Wilson (LLNL), G. J. Mathews (U. Notre Dame)

Session 44. Business Meeting

Panel, Oral, Tuesday, 1:00-2:30pm, Friars

44.01 Business, Introduction
A. Dupree (AAS President)

Session 45. The Structure and Evolution of The Universe - II

Topical, Oral, Tuesday, 2:30-6:00pm, Presidio

45.01 Supernovae and their Remnants
J. P. Hughes (Rutgers U.)
45.02 Supermassive Black Holes
M. C. Begelman (JILA, University of Colorado)
45.03 Cosmic Jets
A. P. Marscher (Boston Univ.)
45.04 The Neutron Star Laboratory
F. K. Lamb (University of Illinois)
45.05 Gamma-Ray Bursts
P. Meszaros (Pennsylvania State University)
45.06 Gravitational Radiation: A New Tool for Astronomy and Gravitational Physics
C. M. Will (Washington University, St. Louis)

Session 46. Interstellar Scattering and Scintillation as Tools in Radio Astronomy

Topical, Oral, Tuesday, 2:30-6:00pm, Sierra/Padre

46.01 Interstellar Scattering and Scintillation as Tools in Radio Astronomy
B. J. Rickett (UCSD)
46.02 The Galactic Distribution of Electron-density Microturbulence, the Pulsar Distance Scale, and Scintillations of Hypervelocity Neutron Stars
J. M. Cordes (Cornell U.)
46.03 Sources of ISS
P. Goldreich (Caltech)
46.04 Radio Wave Scintillations and Models of Interstellar Turbulence
S. R. Spangler (University of Iowa)
46.05 How Common are Refractive Effects in Pulsar Scintillation?
D. R. Stinebring, K. Hole (Oberlin College), R. S. Foster (NRL)
46.06 Interstellar Medium from Refractive Scintillation of Pulsars
T. V. Smirnova, V. I. Shishov (Astro Space Center, Lebedev Physics Inst., Moscow, Russia)
46.07 Nanoarcsecond Structure of the Vela Pulsar via Interstellar Scattering
C. R. Gwinn, M. C. Britton (UC Santa Barbara), J. E. Reynolds, D. L. Jauncey, E. A. King (Australia Telescope), H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, Y. Murata, P. G. Edwards (ISAS), B. Carlson (Dominion RAO), P. M. McCulloch, J. E. J. Lovell (U. Tasmania), C. S. Flanagan, D. P. Smits (Hartebeesthoek RAO), R. A. Preston (JPL)
46.08 Interstellar Scintillation of Extragalactic Radio Sources
B. Rickett (UC San Diego)
46.09 Turbulent Density Variations in Non-Adiabatic Interstellar Fluids
J. C. Higdon (W. M. Keck Sci. Ctr., Claremont McKenna Coll.), A. Conley (UC, Berkeley)
46.10 Weak Interstellar Scintillation of Pulsar B0809+74
W. A. Coles, B. J. Rickett (UC San Diego), J. Markkanen (EISCAT-Sodankyla)
46.11 Are "Diffuse" H II Regions Responsible For Enhanced Scattering?
A. Minter (NRAO, Green Bank)
46.12 Anisotropic Interstellar Scattering Towards The Cygnus Region
K. M. Desai (NRAO), A. L. Fey (USNO)
46.13 A Multi-Frequency VLBA Survey of Interstellar Scattering in the Cygnus X Region
R. L. Mutel, L. A. Molnar, S. R. Spangler (U. Iowa)
46.14 Extreme Scattering Events
T. Joseph, W. Lazio (NRC, NRL), A. L. Fey (USNO), B. Dennison (VA Tech)
46.15 On the Theory of Pulse Propagation and Two-frequency Field Statistics in Irregular Interstellar Plasmas
H. C. Lambert (UC San Diego)
46.16 VLBA imaging of small-scale structure in Galactic HI
M. D. Faison (U. Wisconsin, Madison/NRAO), W. M. Goss, P. J. Diamond (NRAO-Socorro)

Session 47. The Shapley Visiting Lectureship Program

Topical, Oral, Tuesday, 2:30-6:00pm, Friars

47.01 Shapley, Introduction
A. G. D. Philip (ISO and Union College)
47.02 Harlow Shapley and the Harvard Graduate School
D. Hoffleit (Yale University Observatory)
47.03 The AAS Committee on Education: The First Decade
G. Reaves (Univ. of Southern California)
47.04 The Shapley Program From its Beginnings to 1985
H. Shipman (University of Delaware)
47.05 The Shapley Program 1985 - 1990: The Virginia Years
C. R. Tolbert (University of Virginia)
47.06 The Shapley Program 1991 - 1993
M. K. Hemenway (University of Texas at Austin)
47.07 The Shapley Program 1994 - 1998
A. G. D. Philip (ISO and Union College)
47.08 Adventures on the Shapley Circuit
A. Heiser (Vanderbilt University)
47.09 Leveraging the Shapley Lectures
S. Howard (Astronomy Division, NSF)
47.10 How Shapley Lectures have Enriched a Small University in the Heart of Michigan
L. Reed (Saginaw Valley State University)
47.11 A Partnership in Mississippi for Promoting Astronomy to Diverse Sectors of the Public
K. Ghosh, M. Fadavi, H. Yang (Jackson State U.)