Joint Institute for Advanced Study / Princeton University Astrophysics Colloquium

Current Colloquium Schedule

Datesort descending Speaker Title
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Norbert Werner (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest) Black hole feedback and chemical enrichment in clusters, groups and giant elliptical galaxies
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Tod Lauer (National Optical Astronomy Observatory) The New Horizons Exploration of Pluto
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Ben Chandran (University of New Hampshire) Energization of the Solar Wind and Relativistic Jets by Alfven-Wave Turbulence
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Mark Vogelsberger (MIT) Simulating Galaxy Formation: Illustris, IllustrisTNG and beyond
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Gurtina Besla (University of Arizona) The Dynamics of the Local Group: Challenges to Convention in the Era of Precision Astrometry
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Laura Newburgh (Yale) New Probes of Old Structure: Cosmology with 21cm Intensity Mapping and the Cosmic Microwave Background
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Martin Kilbinger (CEA, Paris) Weak gravitational lensing: higher-order statistics and new inference approaches
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Rebecca Oppenheimer (AMNH, New York) Is the word ‘Planet’ still meaningful?
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Phil Hopkins (Caltech) TBA
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Tiziana Di Matteo (Carnegie Mellon University) TBA
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Alessandra Buonanno (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam) TBA
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Vicky Kalogera (Northwestern University) The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics


Colloquiums this semester are held on Tuesdays at 11:00 am in the Peyton Hall Auditorium at Princeton University.
Coffee and refreshments are served at 10:15 am in the Peyton Hall common room.

The Joint Astrophysics Colloquium is immediately followed by the Bahcall Lunch.
Location: Princeton University, Jadwin Hall, Joseph Henry Room, Room 102.
Time: 12:15 pm.

For additional information about the talks at Princeton University, contact the Princeton University organizers Massimo Gaspari, Jia Liu or Mami Akiyama.

Videos of past talks at IAS can be found on the IAS video server or on YouTube.

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