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. Please contact Bekki Dawson, Rodrigo Fernández, or Freeke van de Voort for more information.

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

September 1, 2014 N/A NO TALK (Labor Day)
September 8, 2014 Brian Metzger Columbia Observational Signatures of Coalescing Neutron Star Binaries Rodrigo Fernández
September 15, 2014 Jeffrey Fung UToronto The 3D Flow around Embedded Super-Earths Paul Duffell
September 22, 2014 Moshe Elitzur Berkeley Evolution of AGN Broad Line Emission Davide Martizzi
September 29, 2014 N/A NO TALK (move to NCH)
October 6, 2014 Roman Rafikov Princeton Signposts of planetary systems around evolved stars. Bekki Dawson
October 13, 2014 Ragnhild Lunnan Harvard Superluminous Supernovae: A Pan-STARRS1 Perspective Ken Shen
October 20, 2014 Matteo Cantiello KITP The physics of stellar angular momentum transport Josiah Schwab
October 27, 2014 Philipp Moesta Caltech Magnetorotational Core-Collapse Supernovae in Three Dimensions Rodrigo Fernández
November 3, 2014 Smadar Naoz UCLA New insights from triples and implications at different scales Bekki Dawson
November 10, 2014 Laura Blecha Maryland The Observability of Recoiling Black Holes as Offset Quasars Ann-Marie Madigan
November 17, 2014 Jing Luan Caltech Historical heat responsible for Enceladus's plume Robin Dong
November 24, 2014 Dylan Nelson CfA Harvard How galaxies acquire their gas: perspectives from modern cosmological simulations Freeke van de Voort
December 1, 2014 Greg Stinson MPIA Heidelberg A critical phase in galaxy formation Robert Feldmann
December 8, 2014 Joshua Wiener UCSB Cosmic ray streaming in galaxies and galaxy clusters Davide Martizzi
December 15, 2014 Alyson Brooks Rutgers Re-Examining Astrophysical Constraints on the Dark Matter Model Robert Feldmann, Ryan Trainor
January 19, 2014 N/A NO TALK (MLK Day)
January 26, 2014 Saul Teukolsky Cornell Simulations of Black Holes and Neutron Stars Francois Foucart
February 2, 2014 Yuexing Li Penn State Bridging the Gap between Theory and Observations of Galaxies Freeke van de Voort
February 9, 2014 Brad Hansen UCLA Long Term Evolution of Compact Planetary Systems Rebekah Dawson
February 16, 2014 N/A NO TALK (President's Day)
February 23, 2014 Reserved
March 2, 2014 Reserved
March 9, 2014 Andrei Beloborodov Columbia Rotation powered pulsars and magnetars Rodrigo Fernández
March 16, 2014 Renu Malhotra Arizona The mass distribution function of planets in the Galaxy Bekki Dawson
March 23, 2014 N/A NO TALK (Spring Break)
March 30, 2014 Dong Lai Cornell Extreme Exoplanetary Systems: Hot Jupiters, Star-Disk-Binary Interactions and Circumbinary Planets Rodrigo Fernández
April 6, 2014 Renyue Cen Princeton Some Global and Local Trends Learned from High Resolution Cosmological Hydrodynamic Simulations Robert Feldmann
April 13, 2014 Andrew MacFadyen NYU Binary Black Hole Accretion Paul Duffell
April 20, 2014 Andrew Wetzel Caltech & Carnegie Observatories Facets of cosmic accretion: dark matter, gas, and satellite galaxies Freeke van de Voort
April 27, 2014 Mitch Begelman Colorado What Can Tidal Disruption Events Teach Us About Black Hole Accretion? Rodrigo Fernández
May 4, 2014 Mark Vogelsberger MIT The era of large-scale cosmological simulations
May 11, 2014 Anil Seth Univ. of Utah Black holes in low mass galaxies Mariska Kriek

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