Astrophysics Seminar and Colloquium Calendar
Spring 2014

The astrophysics seminars are held at 1:30 PM on Thursdays in room 401 with refreshements 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, Jan 23
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Mordecai-Mark Mac Low
Americal Museum of
Natural History
Star Formation From Galaxies to Cores Sellwood
Wed, Jan 29
4:45 PM
Lecture Hall
Marc Kamionkowski
Johns Hopkins University
Cosmic Beauty and Blemishes Gawiser
Thu, Jan 30
1:30 PM
No seminar      
Thu, Feb 6
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Dennis Zaritsky
University of Arizona
Our Developing Understanding of
the Stellar Initial Mass Function
Thu, Feb 13
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Brian Williams
NASA Goddard
Wed, Feb 19
4:45 PM
Lecture Hall
Ramesh Narayan
Harvard University
Black Hole Accretion Sellwood
Thu, Feb 20
1:30 PM
No seminar      
Thu, Feb 27
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Molly Peeples
What have galaxies done with their metals? Somerville
Thu, Mar 6
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Roeland van der Marel
HSTPROMO: Local Group Dynamics
from HST Proper Motions
Thu, Mar 13
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Jose Prieto
Princeton University
The All-Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN):
Big Science with Small Telescopes
Thu, Mar 20
1:30 PM
Spring Break      
Thu, Mar 27
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Charlotte Christensen
U Arizona
Tracking Baryon Cycling
Across Halo Mass
Thu, Apr 3
1:30 PM
Serin 385
Note room change
Jason Wright
Penn State
Precise Radial Velocities
for the Future of Eoxplanet Detection
Thu, Apr 10
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Craig Lage, NYU Constrained Simulation of the Bullet Cluster Hughes
Thu, Apr 17
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Yuan Li, Columbia Modeling AGN Feedback in Cool-Core Galaxy Clusters Hughes
Tue, Apr 22
1:40 PM
Serin 401 Juntai Shen
Shanghai Observatory
Dynamics of the Milky Way Bulge and
its X-shaped Structure
Thu, Apr 24
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Brian Siana
UC Riverside
A Newly Discovered Population of Dwarf Galaxies in the Early Universe: Contribution to the Star Formation Rate Density and the Ionizing Background Brooks
Thu, May 1
1:30 PM
Serin 401 Guinevere Kauffmann
Max Planck Inst for Astrophysics
Atomic and Molecular Gas Properties of Nearby Galaxies Somerville


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