Astrophysics Informal Seminars

Current Informal Seminars Schedule

Datesort ascending Speaker Title
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Salvatore Vitale (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) The Scientific Potential of Third-Generation Gravitational-Wave Detectors
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Greg Salvesen (University of California, Santa Barbara) Black Hole Spin Misalignments in Microquasars
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Joel Meyers (Southern Methodist University) New Opportunities with Future CMB Observations
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Richard Shaw (University of British Columbia) Probing Dark Energy with CHIME
Thursday, May 9, 2019 Wen-fai Fong (Northwestern University) Unfolding the Dynamical and Colorful Lives of Neutron Star Mergers
Friday, May 3, 2019 Tim de Zeeuw, Leiden Observatory and Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics MUSE and GRAVITY
Thursday, May 2, 2019 Dimitrios Psaltis (University of Arizona and Steward Observatory) The Black Hole Shadow in the M87 Galaxy
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Danny Goldstein (Caltech) Time-Domain Approaches to Investigating the Tension in H0
Thursday, April 18, 2019 William Newman (UCLA and IAS) Prophets of Doom and the Doom of Prophecy: Long-term Planetesimal Dynamics in the Solar System
Friday, April 12, 2019 Jack Lissauer (NASA-Ames) Dynamics of Planets Orbiting in the Alpha Centauri AB Stellar System
Thursday, April 11, 2019 Eve J. Lee (Caltech) Planets Big and Small
Thursday, April 4, 2019 Dimitri Veras (University of Warwick) The Growing Field of Post-Main-Sequence Planetary System Science
Thursday, March 28, 2019 Benjamin Wallisch (IAS) Signatures of the Early Universe in the BAO Spectrum
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Charles Gammie (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) Black Hole Accretion
Thursday, March 14, 2019 Andrei Gruzinov (NYU) Conversion Measure of Faraday Rotation-Conversion with FRB applications
Thursday, March 7, 2019 Ken Van Tilburg (IAS and NYU) Halometry from Astrometry
Thursday, February 28, 2019 Brant Robertson (University of California, Santa Cruz and Institute for Advanced Study) Dense Regions in Supersonic Isothermal Turbulence
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Nicholas C. Stone (Columbia) NOTE SPECIAL DATE A Statistical Solution to the Chaotic, Non-Hierarchical Three-Body Problem

All seminars are held on Thursdays at 11:00 am in the Bloomberg Hall Astrophysics Library (unless otherwise noted).

For questions please contact Susan Clark, Victor Gorbenko, or Dawn Dunbar.

Previous Semesters:
2003-2004:   Fall   Spring
2004-2005:   Fall   Spring
2005-2006:   Fall   Spring
2006-2007:   Fall   Spring
2007-2008:   Fall   Spring
2008-2009:   Fall   Spring
2009-2010:   Fall   Spring
2010-2011:   Fall   Spring
2011-2012:   Fall   Spring
2012-2013:   Fall   Spring
2013-2014:   Fall   Spring
2014-2015:   Fall   Spring
2015-2016:   Fall   Spring
2016-2017:   Fall   Spring
2017:          Fall - Current