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
January 23, 2017 Kate Alexander Harvard CfA Cosmic Extremes: Probing Energetic Transients with Radio Observations Tanmoy Laskar
January 30, 2017 Kartick Chandra Sarkar RRI/ISS Supernovae driven outflow in circumgalactic medium and the Fermi Bubbles (CANCELLED) Drummond Fielding
February 6, 2017 Reinhard Genzel/Hannah Uebler MPE Garching Mass budgets, kinematics, and ISM conditions of 1<z<3 star-forming galaxies Davide Martizzi
February 13, 2017 Iair Arcavi UCSB/LCOGT New Ways of Doing Time-Domain Astronomy: Supernovae, TDEs and Beyond Alex Filippenko
February 20, 2017 N/A N/A NO TALK (President's Day) N/A
February 27, 2017 Doug Lin UCSC Planting seeds for gravitational wave generators around active galactic nuclei: Analog of planetary systems around massive black holes Jessica Lu
March 6, 2017 Calen Henderson JPL Space, the Next Frontier: Exoplanetary Microlensing in the era of Spitzer and K2 with an eye toward WFIRST Howard Isaacson
March 13, 2017 Ragnhild Lunnan Caltech Fantastic Beasts (& Where to Find Them): from Superluminous Supernovae to Calcium-rich Gap Transients Tanmoy Laskar
March 20, 2017 Ana Bonaca Harvard CfA TBA Sedona Price
March 27, 2017 N/A N/A NO TALK (Spring Break) N/A
April 3, 2017 John Wise Georgia Tech The First Stars and Galaxies in the Universe
April 10, 2017 Dennis Stello UNSW Australia The asteroseismic revolution of red giant stars: from stellar interiors to the structure of the Milky Way
April 17, 2017 Keaton Bell UT Austin A New Outburst-like Phenomenon in Cool Pulsating White Dwarf Stars
April 24, 2017 Blakesley Burkhart Harvard CfA Galaxy Evolution in Medias Res: Is ISM Turbulence Produced by Gravity or Feedback?
May 1, 2017 Aurelien Hees UCLA TBA
May 8 Munan Gong Princeton TBA

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