Astrophysics Seminar and Colloquium Calendar
Spring 2015

Astrophysics seminars are held at 1:30 PM on Thursdays in room 401, with refreshments to follow in room 332W. Departmental colloquia are held at 4:45 PM on Wednesdays in the Physics Lecture Hall, preceeded by tea and cookies at 4:30 PM. Special dates, times, and locations are noted in bold in the table below.

Date/Time Location Speaker Title (Click for Abstract) Hosts
Thu, Jan 22
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Charles Steinhardt (Caltech/IPAC) Are All Galaxies the Same? A Synchronized, Uniform Framework for Galaxy and Black Hole Evolution Mitchell, Gawiser
Thu, Jan 29
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Ondrej Pejcha (Princeton) The Rugged Landscape of the Core-Collapse Supernova Explosions Sloane, Jha
Thu, Feb 5
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Gillian Wilson (UC Riverside) The Biggest Baddest Babies in the Nursery: What we are Learning about Distant Clusters of Galaxies from the SpARCS Survey R. Brennan, Somerville
Thu, Feb 12
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Michelle Collins (Yale) The faintest galaxies as probes of dark matter and galactic evolution Ahmed, Brooks
Wed, Feb 18
4:45 PM
Physics Lecture Hall Marusa Bradac (UC Davis) Dark Matter and First Galaxies Light Up Fishenfeld, Keeton
Thu, Feb 19
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Taysun Kimm (Princeton) Regulation of star formation in turbulent high-z galaxies with supernova feedback Sellwood
Thu, Feb 26
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Sigurd Naess HD imaging of the CMB with ACT: Cosmic pores and wrinkles Hughes
Thu, Mar 5
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Tea Temim (NASA Goddard) rescheduled for April 23
Thu, Mar 12
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Dan Coe (STScI) Hunting the First Galaxies with Gravitational Lensing Raney, Keeton
Thu, Mar 19
1:30 PM
No Seminar Spring Break
Wed, Mar 25
4:45 PM
Physics Lecture Hall Sandra Faber (UCO/Lick) CANDELS Greatest Hits Somerville
Thu, Mar 26
1:30 PM
Serin 385E Matt Buckley (Rutgers) Dark Matter in the Age of Data Keeton
Sat, Mar 28, 2:00 PM Physics Lecture Hall Sandra Faber (UCO/Lick) Irons Lecture: The Gift of Cosmic Time: Opportunity Seized or Opportunity Squandered Gawiser, Somerville
Thu, Apr 2
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Yashar Hezaveh (Stanford) ALMA observations of strongly lensed galaxies: A window into the small-scale structure of dark matter halos S. Brennan, Keeton
Wed, Apr 8
4:45 PM
Physics Lecture Hall Julio Navarro (Victoria) Dwarf Galaxy Challenges to the Cosmological Paradigm Wu, Pryor
Thu, Apr 9
1:30 PM
Serin 401 hold (colloquium week)
Thu, Apr 16
1:30 PM
Serin 401 James Aguirre (Penn) Tomography of the Universe: Line Intensity Mapping from Reionization to the Cosmic Peak Baker
Thu, Apr 23
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Tea Temim (NASA Goddard) Supernovae as Drivers of Dust Evolution in Galaxies Pryor
Thu, Apr 30
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Jennifer van Saders (Carnegie) Tuning the Clock: Making Sense of Stellar Rotation Observed with Kepler Baker
Tue, May 5
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Juntai Shen (Shanghai) Gas inflow patterns and nuclear rings in barred galaxies Sellwood
Thu, May 7
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Warren Skidmore (TMT) Thirty Meter Telescope: The Next Generation Ground-Based Optical/Infrared Observatory Keeton
Wed, May 13
2:00 PM
Serin 401 Shadab Alam (Carnegie Mellon) Testing Gravity using Galaxy Redshift Surveys and CMB Sellwood

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