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Astrophysics Seminar/Journal Club

September 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 14, 2017

The Astronomy and Astroparticle group participates in the live broadcast of colloquium talks hosted by NASA/AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute. The schedule for the talks is given below. Details are available here.

STScI Colloquium series

Sept. 06: Geronimo Luis Villanueva (Goddard Space Flight Center)
+ Title: Is Mars Alive? Testing Current and Past Habitability

Sept. 13: Mark Devlin (University of Pennsylvania)
+ Title: The Cosmic Microwave Background: Current Status and Future Prospects

Sept. 20: Raffaella Margutti (Northwestern University)
+ Title: Astronomical Transients That Defy All Classification Schemes

Sept. 27: Bruce Draine (Princeton University)
+ Title: The Anomalous Microwave Emission: What Is It?

Oct. 04: Megan Donahue (Michigan State University)
+ Title: The Role of Hot Circumgalactic Gas in Galaxy Evolution

Oct. 11: Caitlin Casey (University of Texas)
+ Title: The Obscured Universe: From Peak Star-Formation to Reionization

Oct. 18: Ortwin Gerhard (Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik)
+ Title: Dynamical and Chemo-Dynamical Models for the Barred Inner Galaxy

Oct. 25: Ian Roederer (University of Michigan)
+ Title: Heavy Metals from the First Stars to Today

Nov. 01: Blakesley Burkhart (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
+ Title: New Diagnostics of MHD Turbulence in the Multiphase Interstellar Medium

Nov. 08: Mariska Kriek (University of California – Berkeley)
+ Title: Reconstructing the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies

Nov. 15: Wendy Freedman (University of Chicago)
+ Title: Resolving the Tension in the Hubble Constant

Nov. 22: No colloquium (Thanksgiving week)

Nov. 29: Victoria Kaspi (McGill University)
+ Title: Fast Radio Bursts

Dec 06: Mark Vogelsberger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
+ Title: Simulating Galaxy Formation: IllustrisTNG and Beyond

Dec 13: Gilles Fontaine (University of Montreal)
+ Title: Asteroseismology As Probe of Internal Rotation in Pulsating White Dwarf Stars


September 27
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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514 University Blvd
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