Spring / Summer 2019
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Colloquia: Spring / Summer 2019


NOTE: colloquia with dates in red are not at the regular times; dates in blue indicate talks broadcast from Hilo; speaker names in red are associated with IfA / P&A faculty search, names in blue are associated with the Hilo faculty search

See Below or Click Here for the related talks @ Physics & Astronomy
See Further Below or Click Here for the related Hilo position seminars
DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Wed
Jan 16
11:45am
Chung-Pei Ma Berkeley Massive Elliptical Galaxies and Their Central Black Holes B. Tully
Thu
Jan 17
1:00pm
Cesar Esteban Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Improving the determination of Galactic abundance gradients with very deep spectra of HII regions F. Bresolin
Tue
Jan 22
11:45am
Greg Chun UH Mānoa Maunakea kuahiwi ku ha`o i ka mālie: Maunakea: The astonishing mountain standing in the calm Moving forward by moving center R. Gal
Wed
Jan 23
11:45am
Decker French Carnegie Obs Bold Nuclei in Old Galaxies B. Tully
Fri
Jan 25
11:45am
Wai Ling (Kimmy) Wu KICP Chicago Stress-testing LCDM and Searching for New Physics using CMB observations B. Tully
Mon
Jan 28
11:45am
Eric Baxter U Penn Halos big and small: studying the halos of galaxy clusters and planetary systems with a combination of CMB and galaxy surveys B. Tully
Fri
Feb 01
11:45am
Paul Duffell CfA Everything from Planet Migration to relativistic jet-driven supernovae B. Tully
Mon
Feb 04
11:45am
Coral Wheeler Caltech Be it therefore resolved: cosmological simulations of dwarf galaxies with extreme resolution B. Tully
Fri
Feb 08
11:45am
Timothy Linden Ohio State Evidence for a New Component of Solar Gamma-Ray Emission B. Tully
Mon
Feb 11
11:45am
Alvise Raccanelli CERN Pushing the boundaries of the cosmological model with large-scale surveys B. Tully
Fri
Feb 15
11:45am
Jeremy Sakstein U Penn Testing Gravity with Astrophysics B. Tully
Tue
Feb 19
11:45am
Trent Dupuy Gemini How Dynamical Systems Can Reveal the Origins of Planets Large and Small B. Tully
Wed
Feb 20
11:45am
Jabran Zahid CfA Coevolution Revolution B. Tully
Thu
Feb 21
11:45am
Carlos Badenes U. Pitt. Finding the double sunsets: short-period binaries in large spectroscopic surveys B. Shappee
Fri
Feb 22
11:45am
Daniel Gruen Stanford Understanding cosmology and the evolution of structure are not two different endeavors B. Tully
Mon
Feb 25
11:45am
Michael Bottom JPL New directions in direct imaging of exoplanets D. Hall
Wed
Feb 27
11:45am
Carey Lisse JHU-APL First Results From the NASA New Horizons Mission Flyby of KBO Ultima Thule N. Haghighipour
Thu
Feb 28
11:45am
Christian Schwab Macquarie U. New Frontiers in Exoplanet Science with the NEID and HPF Spectrographs P. Martin
Mon
Mar 04
11:45am
Sagi Ben-Ami SAO Searching for Earth 2.0 -- a practical approach M. Chun
Wed
Mar 06
11:45am
Maxwell Millar-Blanchaer JPL Characterization of Directly Imaged Planets in Polarized Light C. Baranec
Tue
Mar 12
11:45am
Meg Urry Yale New Insights into the Cosmic Growth of Supermassive Black Holes D. Sanders
Wed
Mar 13
11:45am
Evan Kirby Caltech Nucleosynthesis in Degenerate Objects D. Huber
Wed
Mar 27
11:45am
Jeffery Bennett The Race Between Education and Catastrophe R. Gal
Wed
Apr 03
11:45am
James Kirk SAO/ CfA E. Magnier
Wed
Apr 10
11:45am
Patrick Dufour Montreal E. Magnier
Wed
May 08
11:45am
Andrew Baker Rutgers R. Gal

Related Talks @ Physics & Astronomy (Watanabe Hall #112 or #420, see below)
DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Tue
Jan 22
3:00pm
WAT 420
Decker French Carnegie Obs New Connections between Supermassive Black Holes and their Host Galaxies
Thu
Jan 24
3:30pm
WAT 112
Wai Ling (Kimmy) Wu KICP Chicago Testing inflation with the BICEP/Keck Array and South Pole Telescope
Tue
Jan 29
3:00pm
WAT 420
Eric Baxter U Penn Cosmology with CMB lensing correlations
Thu
Jan 31
3:30pm
WAT 112
Paul Duffell CfA Moving Mesh Astrophysics
Tue
Feb 05
3:00pm
WAT 420
Coral Wheeler Caltech Sweating the small stuff: dwarf galaxies as a testbed for fundamental physics and cosmology
Thu
Feb 07
3:30pm
WAT 112
Timothy Linden Ohio State Using Neutron Stars to Probe Fundamental Physics
Tue
Feb 12
3:00pm
WAT 420
Alvise Raccanelli CERN Fundamental physics with multi-messenger cosmology
Thu
Feb 14
3:30pm
WAT 112
Jeremy Sakstein U Penn New Frontiers in Fundamental Physics
Tue
Feb 19
3:00pm
WAT 420
Jabran Zahid CfA Shining a Light on Dark Matter
Thu
Feb 21
3:30pm
WAT 112
Daniel Gruen Stanford Testing cosmology with weak lensing beyond the power spectrum
Hilo Position Seminars : Dates in red indicate speakers in Manoa; blue indicate speakers in Hilo
DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTE TITLE HOST
Wed
Feb 20
2:00pm
Trent Dupuy Gemini Extending Stellar Astrophysics to Planetary Masses M. Chun
Tue
Feb 26
2:00pm
Michael Bottom JPL Imaging other Earths with secondhand spy satellites and starshades C. Baranec
Fri
Mar 01
2:00pm
Christian Schwab Macquarie U. Laser-locked Etalons as wavelength calibrators for extreme precision Doppler spectroscopy E. Hu
Tue
Mar 05
2:00pm
Sagi Ben-Ami SAO Novel Instruments for Transient Spectroscopy M. Liu
Thu
Mar 07
2:00pm
Maxwell Millar-Blanchaer JPL Debris disks in Polarized Light with the Gemini Planet Imager M. Liu