ITC Colloquia 2010-2011

The Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) colloquia for the academic year 2010-2011 will be held on Thursdays at 11:00am in the Pratt Conference Room (G04) unless stated otherwise.

Date & LocationSpeakerAffiliationTitleCFA HostCFA Office
Thu, 16 Sep Julio Navarro Univ. of Victoria  Elena D'Onghia 
Thu, 23 Sep Steven Finkelstein Texas A & M Searching for the First Galaxies Patrik Jonnson 
Thu, 30 Sep Ehud Nakar Tel Aviv Univ. Young supernovae - from shock breakout to recombination Alicia Soderberg 
Thu, 7 Oct Alan McConnachie NRC Hertzberg  Elena D'Onghia 
Thu, 14 Oct Eli Waxman Weizmann  Shmulik Balberg 
Thu, 21 Oct Angelica de Oliveira-Costa ITC, CfA Probing the Universe with 21-cm tomography  
Thu, 28 Oct Neta Bahcall Princeton University Tracing Mass and Light on Large Scales Hagai Perets 
Thu, 4 Nov Sara Seager MIT Exoplanet Atmospheres: From Discovery to Characterization and Beyond Darin Ragozzine 
Fri, 5 Nov, 12:30 David Spergel Princeton Recent results from ACT and prospects for small-scale CSM measurements Molly Swanson 
Thu, 18 Nov Todd Thompson Ohio State University Radiation Pressure Feedback in Star-Forming Galaxies Kaitlin Kratter 
Thu, 25 Nov Thanksgiving    
Thu, 2 Dec Jim Stone Princeton Gas and Dust Dynamics in Protoplanetary Disks Stella Offner 
Thu, 27 Jan Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz UCSC Tidal Disruption of Stars by Massive Black Holes Bulent Kiziltan 
Thu, 3 Feb Rachid Ouyed University of Calgary Quark-Novae as an explosion engine for Super-Luminous Supernovae and Gamma Ray Bursts Andrew MacFadyen 
Thu, 10 Feb Christian Ott Caltech Black Hole Formation in Failing Core-Collapse Supernovae Hagai Perets 
Thu, 17 Feb, M-340 Andi Burkert University of Munich The origin and dynamics of high-redshift disk galaxies Stella Offner 
Thu, 24 Feb Jeremiah Ostriker Princeton "On the Formation of Massive Galaxies in an LCDM Universe" Charlie Conroy 
Thu, 3 Mar Shardha Jogee UT Austin Assembly, Evolution, and Activity of Massive Galaxies  
Thu, 10 Mar Stan Owocki U. of Delaware Magnetospheres of Magnetic Massive Stars Andrew MacFadyen 
Thu, 17 Mar, Classroom Francois Bouchet IAP Hot New Planck Results  
Thu, 24 Mar, Classroom Volker Bromm UT Austin Formation of the First Stars and Galaxies Jonathan Pritchard 
Thu, 31 Mar Smadar Naoz Northwestern University On the Nature of retrograde Hot Jupiters Hagai Perets 
Thu, 7 Apr, Classroom Renu Malhotra University of Arizona The early history of the solar system Darin Ragozzine 
Thu, 14 Apr Daniel Holz LANL Cosmology from gravitational-wave standard sirens Debora Sijacki 
Thu, 21 Apr Bruce Elmegreen IBM  Formation of Star Clusters Stella Offner 
Thu, 28 Apr, Classroom Ingrid Stairs UBC Pulsars and General Relativity Matija Cuk 
Thu, 5 May Scott Tremaine IAS Princeton Are planetary systems flat? Hagai Perets 
Thu, 12 May Doug Hamilton University of Maryland The Orbital History of the Galilean Satellites of Jupiter Matija Cuk 
***Fri, 15 July*** Norm Murray CITA Feedback and Galaxy Formation Matt Holman