Spring 2018
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Colloquia: Spring 2018


NOTE: colloquia with dates in red are not at the regular times

See Below or Click Here for the related talks @ Physics & Astronomy
DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Wed
Jan 10
11:45am
Lauren Weiss U. Montreal Multiplanet Systems as Laboratories for Planet Formation D. Huber
Wed
Jan 17
11:45am
Scott Sheppard Carnegie Institute The Hunt for a Massive Planet Beyond Pluto E. Magnier
Wed
Jan 24
11:45am
Juraj Toth Comenius University The science behind the falling stars as revealed by the All-Sky Meteor Orbit System R. Jedicke
Thu
Jan 25
11:45am
Sara Seager MIT The Search for Biosignature Gases on Exoplanets R. Gal
Wed
Jan 31
11:45am
Brendan Bowler UT Austin The Origin and Demographics of Long-Period Giant Planets M. Liu
Wed
Feb 07
11:45am
John Peterson Purdue University Simulating Astronomical Images One Photon at a Time E. Magnier
Tue
Feb 13
10:30am
Paul Torrey MIT Can Cosmic Metals Constrain the Nature of Stellar Feedback? M. Chun
Wed
Feb 14
11:45am
Ezequiel Triester PUC de Chile Major Galaxy Mergers and the Growth of Supermassive Black Holes D. Sanders
Tue
Feb 20
10:30am
Nicholas Stone Columbia Tidal Disruption Events: Transient Astrophysical Laboratories M. Liu
Fri
Feb 23
10:30am
James Colin Hill Princeton Cosmic Microwave Backlight: Illuminating Large-Scale Structure with the Universe's Oldest Photons D. Marfatia
Mon
Feb 26
10:30am
Ilias Cholis JHU Searching for Dark Matter in High Energy Astrophysics G. Varner
Wed
Feb 28
11:45am
Marc Pinsonneault Ohio State U Diversity Revealed: Stellar Rotation and the Time Domain Revolution J. van Saders
Fri
Mar 02
10:30am
Alex Drlica-Wagner Fermilab Small Galaxies, Big Science: Near-field Cosmology with Milky Way Satellite Galaxies J. Kumar
Tue
Mar 06
10:30am
David Rubin STScI Supernova Surveys in the Precision Cosmology Era B. Tully
Fri
Mar 09
10:30am
Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine Harvard Astrophysical probes of dark matter: The road ahead S. Vahsen
Tue
Mar 13
10:30am
Yashar Hezaveh Stanford New analysis methods for mapping the small-scale distribution of dark matter with strong gravitational lensing E. Hu
Fri
Mar 16
11:00am
IfA Community UH IfA One Minute Colloquium (esp. for protograds) E. Magnier
Wed
Mar 21
11:45am
NONE
Wed
Mar 28
11:45am
NONE
Wed
Apr 04
11:45am
Doug Simons CFHT Update on the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) E. Magnier
Wed
Apr 11
11:45am
Claudio Paganini MPI Gravitational Physics Open Problems in Mathematical Relativity E. Magnier
Wed
Apr 18
11:45am
Sven Vahsen UH Physics Directional Dark Matter Searches via Charge Cloud Tomography E. Magnier
Wed
Apr 25
11:45am
Eilat Glickman Middlebury College Understanding the Role of Quasar Feedback in Galaxy Evolution Across and Luminosities and Redshifts E. Magnier
Wed
May 02
11:45am
NONE E. Magnier
Wed
May 09
11:45am
Teruyuki Hirano Tokyo Tech IRD: New Near-Infrared Spectrograph for Exoplanet Search around Low-mass Stars D. Huber
Wed
May 16
11:45am
JJ Hermes UNC Stellar Autopsies from White Dwarf Pulsations B. Shappee

Related Talks @ Physics & Astronomy (Watanabe #420)
DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Mon
Feb 12
12:30pm
Paul Torrey MIT Probing Galaxy Formation with Modern Cosmological Simulations M. Chun
Mon
Feb 12
3:30pm
Idan Ginsburg Tufts From Globular Clusters to Hypervelocity Stars -- Insights from Dynamics J. Barnes @ IfA
Wed
Feb 14
3:30pm
Michael Lum UH A Study in Stellar Nucleosynthesis, Alchemy in the Information Age J. Barnes
Wed
Feb 21
3:30pm
Nicholas Stone Columbia General Relativity and Dynamics in Galactic Centers M. Liu
Thu
Feb 22
3:30pm
James Colin Hill Princeton Fundamental Physics from the Cosmic Microwave Background: Neutrino Masses and Inflation D. Marfatia
Tue
Feb 27
2:30pm POST 127
Ilias Cholis JHU New Approaches for Indirect Dark Matter Searches G. Varner
Tue
Feb 27
3:45pm WAT 112
Duncan Farrah Virginia Tech Insights into galaxy assembly from luminous AGN in the distant Universe Roy Gal @ IfA
Thu
Mar 01
1:30pm
Alex Drlica-Wagner Fermilab Studying the Fundamental Nature of Dark Matter with the Smallest Galaxies J. Kumar
Thu
Mar 01
3:30pm WAT 112
Paul Emigh Oregon State How Student Ideas about Partial Derivatives Progress in Physics E. Magnier @ IfA
Mon
Mar 05
3:30pm
David Rubin STScI From Supernovae to Dark Energy: Current Results and a Recipe for Cosmological Progress B. Tully
Thu
Mar 08
3:30pm WAT 112
Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine Harvard From dark particle physics to the matter distribution of the Universe S. Vahsen
Mon
Mar 12
3:30pm
Yashar Hezaveh Stanford Probing the particle nature of dark matter with strong gravitational lensing E. Hu