Astrophysics Informal Seminars

Current Informal Seminars Schedule

Date Speaker Title
Thursday, 14 September 2017 Matt Coleman (IAS) Convection Affects Magnetic Turbulence in White Dwarf Accretion Disks
Thursday, 21 September 2017 Susan Clark (IAS) Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium
Thursday, 28 September 2017 Cristobal Petrovich (CITA) Binary mergers in non-spherical nuclear star clusters
Thursday, 5 October 2017 Elena Murchinkova (Caltech) The first detection of warm ionized disk around the Galactic Center Black Hole SgrA*
Thursday, 5 October 2017 Ewine van Dishoeck (Leiden Observatory/MPE Garching) (Special Seminar 2 pm) Zooming in on planet-forming zones of disks around young stars
Thursday, 12 October 2017 Lauren Anderson (Flatiron Institute) Distances to Gaia Stars
Thursday, 19 October 2017 Julian Krolik (Johns Hopkins) Tidal Disruption Events: Accretion Flows Doing What They Shouldn't
Thursday, 26 October 2017 Avishai Dekel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) On the Origin of the Magic Scale of Galaxies
Thursday, 2 November 2017 Fabienne Bastien (Pennsylvania State University) TBA
Friday, 3 November 2017 Jack Lissauer (NASA Ames) (Special date) TBA
Thursday, 9 November 2017 Barak Zackay (IAS) TBA
Thursday, 16 November 2017 Adrian Liu (Berkeley) TBA
Friday, 17 November 2017 Jihad Touma (IAS) (Special date; 2 pm) The Evection Resonance: A Resurrection in Three Movements
Monday, 27 November 2017 Simon Portegies Zwart (Leiden Observatory) (Special date) The Troubled Puberty of the Solar System
Thursday, 7 December 2017 Anna Lisa Varri (University of Edinburgh) TBA

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All seminars are held on Thursdays at 11:00 am in the Bloomberg Hall Astrophysics Library (unless otherwise noted).

For questions please contact Adrian Hamers, Sasha Kaurov or Dawn Dunbar.

Previous Semesters:
2003-2004:   Fall   Spring
2004-2005:    Fall   Spring
2005-2006:   Fall   Spring
2006-2007:   Fall   Spring
2007-2008:   Fall   Spring
2008-2009:   Fall   Spring
2009-2010:   Fall   Spring
2010-2011:   Fall   Spring
2011-2012:   Fall   Spring
2012-2013:   Fall   Spring
2013-2014:   Fall   Spring
2014-2015:   Fall   Spring
2015-2016:   Fall   Spring
2016-2017:   Fall   Spring