ITC Colloquia 2014-2015

The Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) colloquia for the academic year 2014-2015 will be held on Thursdays at 11:00am in the Pratt Conference Room (G04) unless stated otherwise

Date & LocationSpeakerAffiliationTitleCFA Host
Thu, 11 Sep Andrew Strominger Harvard University Conformal Symmetry in the Sky Raffaella Margutti
Thu, 18 Sep Daniel Holz U. Chicago Gravitational wave astrophysics with LIGO Cameron McBride
Thu, 25 Sep Timothy Beers Dept. of Physics University of Notre Dame The chemical signature of first-generation massive stars Cora Dvorkin
Thu, 2 Oct Anže Slosar Brookhaven National Laboratory What are Baryon Acoustic Oscillation data telling us C.McBride
Thu, 9 Oct Duncan Lorimer West Virginia University Millisecond pulsars in the Galaxy - a growing population Raffaella Margutti
Thu, 16 Oct Robert Fisher U. Mass Dartmouth Type Ia Supernovae: Progress Towards a Concordance Model Michael McCourt
Thu, 23 Oct Peng Oh UCSB Turbulence and Cosmic Rays in Galaxy Clusters Annalisa Pillepich
Thu, 30 Oct Chris Matzner University of Toronto Clustered Star Formation and Stellar Feedback Jerod Parrent
Thu, 6 Nov Eve Ostriker Princeton University Self-regulated star formation and resolved feedback Xuening Bai
Thu, 13 Nov Pieter van Dokkum Yale A history of the dense cores of massive galaxies Sarah Wellons
Thu, 20 Nov Julio Navarro University of Victoria Dwarf Galaxies as Cosmological Probes Laura Sales
Thu, 27 Nov, *Thanksgiving*   
Thu, 4 Dec Dan Kasen UC Berkeley The Color of Kilonovae; A Picture of Compact Object Merger Physics James Guillochon
Thu, 29 Jan Romain Teyssier University of Zurich Exploring the role of feedback processes in galaxy formation James Guillochon
Thu, 5 Feb Daryl Haggard Amherst Sgr A* and the G2 Object: Intensive X-ray and Radio Monitoring Rafaella Margutti
Thu, 12 Feb Tesla Jeltema UCSC Multiwavelength Dark Matter Searches Annalisa Pillepich
Thu, 19 Feb Douglas Scott UBC New results from Planck Cora Dvorkin
Thu, 26 Feb Jennifer Gaskins University of Amsterdam Gamma rays from dark matter in the Inner Galaxy? Cameron McBride
Thu, 5 March Nanda Rea CSIC-IEEC Magnetars life cycle: birth, evolution and death Atish Kamble
Thu, 12 March Kelly Holley-Bockelmann Vanderbilt University Bringing Black Holes Together: How Supermassive Black Hole Binaries Form and Plunge Through the Final Parsec C. McBride
Thu, 26 March Frank van den Bosch Yale Coming of Age in the Dark Sector Annalisa Pillepich
*Wed, 1 Apr*, 16:00, Phillips Scott Tremaine IAS Is statistical mechanics useful for describing galaxies and planetary systems? Bulent Kiziltan
Thu, 2 Apr Kelle Cruz Hunter College/CUNY Head in the Clouds: Decoding the Spectral Features Produced by Brown Dwarf and Exoplanent Atmospheres Jerod Parrent
Thu, 9 Apr Brad Cenko NASA Goddard The Demographics of Tidal Disruption Flares Dan Milisavljevic
Thu, 16 Apr Chris Fryer LANL Observational Constraints of the Supernova Engine James Guillochon
Thu, 23 Apr Vasily Belokurov IoA Cambridge The New Magellanic Dwarfs Annalisa Pillepich
Thu, 30 Apr Sally Dodson-Robinson U Delaware From Snowflakes to Snowballs: Bypassing the Bouncing Barrier in Planetesimal Formation Xuening Bai
Thu, 7 May Priya Natarajan Yale Unveling the dark side of the Universe with Cluster Lensing Bulent Kiziltan
Thu, 21 May, *Phillips* Stuart Firestein Columbia Ignorance: how it drives science R. Margutti