Astrophysics Seminar and Colloquium Calendar
Fall 2016

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, preceded 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 here for abstracts) Hosts
Wed Sep 7
Physics Lecture Hall
Andrew Baker (Rutgers)
Not-So-Dense Gas in Not-So-Distant Galaxies
Thu, Sep 8
Serin 385 Eric Gawiser (Rutgers)
Probing Dark Energy and Dark Matter with High-Redshift Galaxies in the Era of Big Data (Colloquium -- note special location) Somerville
Thu Sep 15
Serin 401 Juliana Kwan (U. Penn)
Galaxy-galaxy lensing for cosmology in the Dark Energy Survey   Gawiser/Iyer
Thu Sep 22
Serin 401 no seminar

Thu Sep 29
Serin 401 Boris Leistedt (NYU)
  Cosmology with large imaging surveys: from precision to accuracy   Gawiser/Awan
Thu Oct 6
Serin 401 Mary Putman (Columbia)
  Gas Flows on Various Scales   Sellwood
Thu Oct 13
Serin 401
Smita Mathur (Ohio State University)
Missing baryons and missing metals in galaxies: Clues from our Milky Way Somerville/Yung
Thu Oct 20
Serin 401 Shy Genel (SCCA)
Lagrangian analysis of cosmological simulations Brooks/Sloane
Thu Oct 27
Serin 401
Steve Boada (Rutgers)
  Measuring the scatter in the cluster optical richness-mass relation with machine learning   Hughes
Thu Nov 3
Serin 401 Marla Geha (Yale)

The Satellite Populations of Milky Way-like Galaxies
Thu Nov 10
Serin 385
Karl Gebhardt (UT Austin)
Rutgers 250 Fellow
From Black Holes to Dark Energy, with a journey from New Jersey to Texas Gawiser/Pryor
Nov 17
Serin 401 no seminar

Nov 24
no seminar -- happy Thanksgiving!

Dec 1
Serin 401 Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (Harvard)
  ETHOS - From dark particle physics to the matter distribution of the Universe and beyond
Dec 7
Jo Dunkley (Princeton)
The Polarized Microwave Background: ACTPol and Beyond
Dec 8 Serin 401 Michael Tremmel (UW)
The Rise of the Quenched Galaxies in The Romulus Simulations Somerville/Brooks/Wright

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