Astrophysics Informal Seminars

Current Informal Seminars Schedule

Datesort ascending Speaker Title
Thursday, 7 June 2018 Maxwell Cai (Leiden Observatory) Exploring the diversity of exoplanets through their birth environments in star clusters
Thursday, 24 May 2018 Ryan Miranda (IAS) Dynamics of Eccentric Disks
Thursday, 17 May 2018 Claude-André Faucher-Giguère (Northwestern) The Physics of AGN-driven Galactic Winds
Thursday, 10 May 2018 Sasha Kaurov (IAS) The Epoch of Reionization: what can we learn about it?
Thursday, 3 May 2018 J. Richard Bond (CITA/IAS) The Kinematics of Inflation, Preheating and Heating: a Playground for Kolmogorov-Sinai and Shannon Entropies
Thursday, 26 April 2018 Jonas Lippuner (LANL) The origin of heavy elements
Thursday, 19 April 2018 Alexander Tchekhovskoy (Northwestern) Simulations of disks, jets, and other black hole-powered transients
Thursday, 12 April 2018 Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (Harvard) Astrophysical probes of dark matter: The road ahead
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 Zheng Zheng (U of Utah) (Special date) The Curious Case of Lyman-alpha Emitting Galaxies
Thursday, 5 April 2018 Keith Gendreau (NASA) NICER Early Operations and Initial Results
Thursday, 22 March 2018 Yuan-Sen Ting (IAS) The new era of Galactic Archaeology
Friday, 16 March 2018 Hsiao-Wen Chen (UChicago) (Special date) The Complex Circumgalactic Medium
Thursday, 15 March 2018 Daniel Fabrycky (UChicago) Constraining planetary histories with new architectures: resonant chains and circumbinary orbits
Thursday, 8 March 2018 Wyn Evans (Cambridge/IAS) Frankenstein Peers at the Milky Way Galaxy
Thursday, 1 March 2018 Gordon Ogilvie (DAMTP/IAS) Celestial fluid mechanics: new perspectives on the hydrodynamics of astrophysical discs
Thursday, 22 February 2018 James Guillochon (ITC/Harvard) MOSFiT: Working Together to Understand Energetic Transients
Friday, 16 February 2018 Eli Waxman (Weizmann/IAS) (Special date) Neutron star mergers and ULTRASAT
Thursday, 8 February 2018 Maura McLaughlin (West Virginia U) A Galactic Scale Gravitational Wave Detector
Monday, 5 February 2018 Subo Dong (KIAA/IAS) (Special date) The Full Transient Sky at <17 mag
Thursday, 25 January 2018 Colin Hill (IAS) New Information in Ancient Photons: Novel Approaches to CMB Foregrounds and Secondary Anisotropies


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

For questions please contact Adrian Hamers, Sasha Kaurov 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