The Theoretical Astrophysics Center

Theoretical Astrophysics Center Seminars

Theoretical Astrophysics Center seminars are held on Mondays at noon (~12:10 pm) in 131 A Campbell Hall unless noted otherwise. The current TAC organizers are Eric Coughlin, Stephen Ro, and Kyle Parfrey. For more information please contact them at tac-seminar[at]

Note: There are also Berkeley Cosmology Group seminars on Tuesdays.

January 22, 2018 Joss Bland-Hawthorn Sydney Institute for Astronomy In Search of Cool Flow Accretion: How Do Galaxies Get Their Spin? Chris McKee
January 29, 2017 Marcelo Alvarez & Abigail Polin BCCP/UCB & UCB
February 5, 2017 Rodolfo Barniol Duran Sacramento State Jets in Gamma-ray Bursts: Structure, Breakout and Dissipation Kyle Parfrey
February 12, 2017 Ilya Mandel University of Birmingham The Promise of Gravitational-wave Astrophysics Dan Kasen
February 19, 2017 N/A N/A NO TALK (President's Day) N/A
February 26, 2017 Federica Bianco NYU LSST's promises for the transient sky and stripped envelope SNe at the verge of LSST Hannah Klion
March 5, 2017 Devin Silvia Michigan State University Painting a more realistic picture of the circumgalactic medium via simulations of isolated galaxies Eric Coughlin
March 12, 2017 Andrea Derdzinski Columbia University Gas impact on LISA intermediate mass ratio inspirals Paul Duffell
March 19, 2017 Damiano Caprioli University of Chicago New Insights on the Origin of Cosmic Rays Sasha Philippov/Kyle Parfrey
March 26, 2017 N/A N/A NO TALK (Spring Break) N/A
April 2, 2017 Rosalba Perna Stony Brook University Binary Compact Object Mergers in the Gravitational Wave Era Eliot Quataert
April 9, 2017 James Guillochon Harvard CfA MOSFiT: Working Together to Understand Energetic Transients Richard Anantua
April 16, 2017 Chiara Mingarelli Flatiron Institute CCA Insights into Supermassive Black Hole Mergers, Stalling and Demographics with Pulsar Timing Arrays Philipp Moesta
April 23, 2017 Kaitlin Kratter University of Arizona Stephen Ro
April 30, 2017 Ann-Marie Madigan University of Colorado, Boulder Tidal disruption events from eccentric nuclear disks Jessica Lu
May 7, 2017 Drew Hogg University of Maryland, College Park Sean Ressler

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