Astrophysics Seminar and Colloquium Calendar
Fall 2014

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

Date/Time Location Speaker Title (Abstract) Host
Thu, Sept 4
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Khee-Gan (KG) Lee
The First z>2 Large-Scale Structure Map with Lyman-Alpha Forest Tomography from LBGs Matilsky
Thu, Sept 11
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Emily Rice
AMNH/College of Staten Island
Young Brown Dwarfs as Exoplanet Analogs Brooks
Mon, Sept 15
12:00 PM
Serin 401 Eric Linder
Time Delay Cosmology Keeton
Wed, Sept 17
4:45 PM
Lecture Hall
Chuck Keeton
Peering into the past with gravitational lensing n/a
Thu, Sept 18
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere
Northwestern University
Feedback-regulated star formation on galactic and cosmological scales Somerville
Wed, Sept 24
4:45 PM
Lecture Hall
Joseph Silk
Johns Hopkins University
The Challenge of Galaxy Formation Sellwood
Wed, Oct 1
4:45 PM
Lecture Hall
Rachel Somerville
Think Globally, Act Locally: Physical Models of Galaxy Formation in a Cosmological Framework n/a
Thu, Oct 2
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Joshua Pepper
Lehigh University
The Next Steps in Exoplanet Discovery and Characterization Brooks
Thu, Oct 9
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Ximena Fernandez
Columbia University
Using Blind HI Surveys to Study Galaxy Evolution Across Cosmic Time Baker
Wed, Oct 15
4:45 PM
Lecture Hall
Tracy Slatyer
The Potential Dark Matter Signal in Light from the Central Milky Way Brooks/Buckley
Thu, Oct 16
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Tabetha Boyajian
Yale University
Sizing up the Stars Keeton
Thu, Oct 23
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Freeke van de Voort
UC Berkeley
The effect of feedback on galaxy growth, disc formation, and r-process enrichment in cosmological simulations Brooks
Thu, Oct 30
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Feryal Ozel
U Arizona
Neutron Stars and Black Holes: Insights into their Formation, Evolution, and Structure from their Masses and Radii Jha?
Thu, Nov 6
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Neta Bahcall
Lighting Up The Dark: Where Is The Dark Matter? Sellwood
Thu, Nov 13
1:30 PM
Serin 401 John Bochanski
Rider University
Hunting the Most Distant Stars in the Galaxy Teyssier
Thu, Nov 20
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Andrew Hearin
Yale University
The Dark Side of Galaxy Evolution Brooks
Thu, Nov 27
1:30 PM
No Seminar Thanksgiving    
Thu, Dec 4
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Or Graur
Digging for Treasure: supernovae buried in galaxy spectra Jha


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