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Selected abstracts for 2012-08-21

[The topics are not limited to these, and you are welcome to bring up whatever you'd like to discuss.]

**The Multi-Object, Fiber-Fed Spectrographs for SDSS and the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey**

Stephen Smee, James E. Gunn, Alan Uomoto, Natalie Roe, David Schlegel, et al.

arXiv:1208.2233**The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey of SDSS-III**

Kyle S. Dawson, David J. Schlegel, Christopher P. Ahn, Scott F. Anderson, Eric Aubourg, et al.

arXiv:1208.0022**Spectral Classification and Redshift Measurement for the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey**

Adam S. Bolton, David J. Schlegel, Eric Aubourg, Stephen Bailey, Vaishali Bhardwaj, et al.

arXiv:1207.7326**The Ninth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: First Spectroscopic Data from the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey**

SDSS-III Collaboration: Christopher P. Ahn, Rachael Alexandroff, Carlos Allende Prieto, Scott F. Anderson, Timothy Anderton, et al.

arXiv:1207.7137

**Cosmological Simulations with Self-Interacting Dark Matter I: Constant Density Cores and Substructure**

Miguel Rocha, Annika H.G. Peter, James S. Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat, Shea Garrison-Kimmel, Jose Onorbe, Leonidas A. Moustakas

arXiv:1208.3025**Cosmological Simulations with Self-Interacting Dark Matter II: Halo Shapes vs. Observations**

Annika H. G. Peter, Miguel Rocha, James S. Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat

arXiv:1208.3026**On the fraction of star formation occurring in bound stellar clusters**

J. M. Diederik Kruijssen (MPA Garching)

arXiv:1208.2963**The Atlas3D project - XX. Mass-size and Mass-sigma projections of the Virial Plane of early-type galaxies: variation of morphology, kinematics, mass-to-light ratio and stellar initial mass function**

Michele Cappellari, Richard M. McDermid, Katherine Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Maxime Bois, et al.

arXiv:1208.3523**A Massive, Cooling-Flow-Induced Starburst in the Core of a Highly Luminous Galaxy Cluster**

M. McDonald, M. Bayliss, B. A. Benson, R. J. Foley, J. Ruel, et al.

arXiv:1208.2962**A Refined Measurement of the Mean Transmitted Flux in the Ly-alpha Forest over 2 < z < 5 Using Composite Quasar Spectra**

George D. Becker, Paul C. Hewett, Gábor Worseck, J. Xavier Prochaska

arXiv:1208.2584**Two 'b's in the Beehive: The Discovery of the First Hot Jupiters in an Open Cluster**

S. N. Quinn, R. J. White, D. W. Latham , L. A. Buchhave, J. R. Cantrell, et al.

arXiv:1207.0818

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