In preparation for Tony Piro’s colloquium, we’ll talk briefly about two topics (both are short!):

Supernovae 2011fe lightcurve and implications for radioactive isotopes: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012arXiv1201.5398P

Tidal heating/synchronization in a double white dwarf binary: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ…740L..53P

–Morgan