Astrophysics Informal Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Thursday, 14 September 2017 Matt Coleman (IAS) Convection Affects Magnetic Turbulence in White Dwarf Accretion Disks
Thursday, 21 September 2017 Susan Clark (IAS) Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium
Thursday, 28 September 2017 Cristobal Petrovich (CITA) Binary mergers in non-spherical nuclear star clusters
Thursday, 5 October 2017 Ewine van Dishoeck (Leiden Observatory/MPE Garching) (Special Seminar 2 pm) Zooming in on planet-forming zones of disks around young stars
Thursday, 5 October 2017 Elena Murchinkova (Caltech) The first detection of warm ionized disk around the Galactic Center Black Hole SgrA*
Thursday, 12 October 2017 Lauren Anderson (Flatiron Institute) Distances to Gaia Stars
Thursday, 19 October 2017 Julian Krolik (Johns Hopkins) Tidal Disruption Events: Accretion Flows Doing What They Shouldn't
Thursday, 26 October 2017 Avishai Dekel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) On the Origin of the Magic Scale of Galaxies
Thursday, 2 November 2017 Fabienne Bastien (Pennsylvania State University) Convection in Cool Stars, as Revealed through Stellar Brightness and Radial Velocity Variations
Friday, 3 November 2017 Jack Lissauer (NASA Ames) (Special date) Kepler's Multiple Planet Systems
Thursday, 9 November 2017 Barak Zackay (IAS) On detection of FRBs and pulsars in relativistic binary systems
Friday, 17 November 2017 Jihad Touma (IAS) (Special date; 2 pm) The Evection Resonance: A Resurrection in Three Movements
Monday, 27 November 2017 Simon Portegies Zwart (Leiden Observatory) (Special date) The Troubled Puberty of the Solar System
Thursday, 7 December 2017 Anna Lisa Varri (University of Edinburgh) The new phase space complexity of old globular clusters
Thursday, 14 December 2017 Cora Dvorkin (Harvard) New Frontiers in Cosmology