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 Richard Anantua, Xiangcheng Ma, and Stephen Ro. 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 27, 2018 Reinhard Genzel Berkeley Infrared Interferometry and the 2018 Galactic Center Peri-Center Passage of the star S2 Eliot Quataert
September 3, 2018 Labor Day Holiday
September 10, 2018 Yuan Li Berkeley Multiphase Gas in Elliptical Galaxies Eliot Quataert
September 17, 2018 Kassandra Anderson Cornell Eccentricities and Stellar Obliquities in Hot and Warm Jupiter Systems with External Perturbers Ian Czekala and Marta Bryan
September 24, 2018 Vadim Semenov Chicago How Galaxies Form Stars Xiangcheng Ma
October 1, 2018 Hui Li LANL Dynamics of Dust-Gas Interactions in Protoplanetary Disks and Implications for Planetesimal Formation Jeffrey Fung
October 8, 2018 Peter Behroozi Arizona Automated Physics Recovery from Galaxy Observations Xiangcheng Ma
October 15, 2018 Zhaohuan Zhu UNLV Revealing Young Planet Population from ALMA Large Program-DSHARP Jeffrey Fung
October 22, 2018 Paz Beniamini George Washington Observational constraints on the structure of gamma-ray burst jets and lessons from GW170817 Ben Margalit
October 29, 2018 Chad Bustard Wisconsin-Madison The Fate of Supernova-Heated Gas in Star-Forming Regions of the LMC: Lessons for Galaxy Formation Yuan Li
November 5, 2018 Ue-Li Pen CITA Neutrino Torquing Casey Law
November 12, 2018 Veterans Day Holiday
November 19 2018 Matthew Liska Amsterdam Simulating Black Hole Accretion in Unexplored Regimes Dan Kasen
November 26, 2018 Siyao Xu Wisconsin-Madison Magnetic field growth in weakly ionized astrophysical plasmas Chris McKee
December 3, 2018 Jane Dai Niels Bohr Institute Lessons on Super-Eddington Accretion Learnt from Tidal Disruption Events Richard Anantua

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