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 Marcel van Daalen, Jing Luan, and Philipp Moesta. For more information please contact them at tac-seminar[at]astro.berkeley.edu.

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

DateSpeakerAffiliationTitleHostPdf
August 29, 2016 Dan Whalen ICG Portsmouth Finding the First Cosmic Explosions Chris McKee
September 5, 2016 N/A N/A NO TALK (Labour Day) N/A
September 12, 2016 Norman Murray CITA On the origin of turbulence in Giant Molecular Clouds in the Milky Way Eliot Quataert
September 19, 2016 Sarah Wellons Harvard CfA The diverse progenitors and descendants of (compact elliptical) galaxies in cosmological simulations Chung-Pei Ma/Melanie Veale
September 26, 2016 Susan Kassin STScI The Assembly of Disk Galaxies Peter Behroozi
October 3, 2016 Antonija Oklopcic Caltech Probing exoplanet atmospheres with Raman scattering Jeffrey Fung
October 10, 2016 Yuan-Sen Ting Harvard CfA Prospects for Chemically Tagging the Galaxy Dan Weisz
October 17, 2016 Evan Schneider University of Arizona Simulating Galactic Winds on Supercomputers Using Cholla Paul Duffell
October 24, 2016 Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo Université de Montréal Black Holes: Sculptors of Galaxies and Clusters Davide Martizzi
October 31, 2016 Jonathan Katz Washington University Fast Radio Bursts Casey Law
November 7, 2016 Sasha Philippov Princeton How do pulsars shine? Sasha Tchekhovskoy
November 14, 2016 Kedron Silsbee Princeton Black Hole Mergers in Field Triple Systems Chris White
November 21, 2016 Philip Mocz Harvard CfA Moving mesh simulations of star forming cores in magneto-gravo-turbulence Chalence Safranek-Shrader
November 28, 2016 Lucia Pavan Université de Genève Large scale X-ray jets from hyper-fast runaway pulsars -- the case of the Lighthouse nebula Ken Shen/Paul Duffell
December 5, 2016 Mislav Balokovic Caltech NuSTAR Hard X-ray Spectroscopy as a Probe of AGN Structure Philipp Moesta
December 12, 2016 Jim Cordes Cornell University The Provenance and Intermittency of Extragalactic Radio Burst Sources Mikhail Belyaev

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