Joint Institute for Advanced Study / Princeton University Astrophysics Colloquium

Current Colloquium Schedule

Datesort descending Speaker Title
September 18, 2018 Jim Stone (Princeton) Radiation-Dominated Black Hole Accretion Flows
September 25, 2018 Raphael Flauger* (UC-San Diego) B-modes from the Early Universe and the Milky Way
September 25, 2018 Carolyn Porco* (UC-Berkeley) Highlights of Cassini's Exploration of Saturn
October 2, 2018 Adrian Price-Whelan (Princeton) The dynamic Milky Way in the Gaia era
October 9, 2018 Gregg Hallinan (Caltech) Imaging All the Sky All the Time in Search of Radio Exoplanets
October 16, 2018 Todd Thompson (Ohio State & Institute for Advanced Study) Proto-Neutron Star Winds: Supernova Diversity, Magnetars, and Heavy Element Nucleosynthesis
October 23, 2018 Michael Kramer (Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie) New Results in Tests of Gravity with Radio Pulsars
November 6, 2018 Keivan Stassun (Vanderbilt) Entering an Era of Precision Stellar Astrophysics (or Fun with Stellar Radii)
November 13, 2018 Jay Melosh (Purdue) Probing Behind the Man in the Moon: Results from NASA’s GRAIL Mission
November 20, 2018 Tracy Slatyer (MIT) The Dark History of the Early Universe: Seeking Imprints of Dark Matter Interactions on the Cosmic Dawn
November 27, 2018 Crystal Martin (UC-Santa Barbara) Kinematics of Circumgalactic Gas
December 4, 2018 Andrei Lupas (Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology) On the Origin of Life: Major hurdles on the path from organic chemistry to biochemistry
December 11, 2018 Shirley Ho (Flatiron Institute) Machine Learning for the Universe: Steps Towards Opening the Blackbox


* Click on the "Title" for special time and/or location for this talk.

Colloquia Archives

Colloquiums this semester are held on Tuesdays at 11:00 am in the Bloomberg Hall Lecture Hall at the Institute for Advanced Study.
Coffee and refreshments are served at 10:30 am in the Bloomberg Hall Commons Room.

The Joint Astrophysics Colloquium is immediately followed by the Bahcall Lunch.
Location: Institute for Advanced Study, Simons Hall in the Dilworth Room.
Time: 12:15 pm.

For additional information about the talks at the Institute for Advanced Study, contact the IAS organizers David Radice, Colin Hill or Dawn Dunbar.

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