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Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars

Organizers
     
Astrophysics
Cosmology
Galaxies and Large-scale Structure
Relativity
Drew Clausen dclausen{at}tapir.caltech.edu
Roland de Putter
Roland.De.Putter{at}jpl.nasa.gov
Andrew Wetzel
awetzel{at}caltech.edu
Atsushi Nishizawa
anishi{at}caltech.edu

All seminars will be held in 370 Cahill on Fridays at 2:00pm, unless otherwise noted in red.

Fall Term             Winter Term             Spring Term             Summer

Fall Term 2014-2015
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
October 10
Josh Shiode
(AAS)
There's Government in Your Science
NOTE UNUSUAL VENUE:
Hameetman Auditorium in Cahill
Clausen
October 17
Shea Garrison-Kimmel
(UC Irvine)
Too-big-to-fail in the Local Group: A Challenge for LCDM Wetzel
October 24
Camille Avestruz
(Yale)
NOTE UNUSUAL TIME:
1:00-2:00pm
Wetzel
October 31
Astrid Lamberts
(UWM)
Impact of inhomogeneous blazar heating on the intergalactic medium Wetzel
THURSDAY
November 6
Cora Uhlemann
(LMU Munich)
Large scale structure formation with the Schrödinger method
NOTE UNUSUAL DAY: THURSDAY
de Putter
November 7
Scott Tremaine
(IAS)
Four topics on the centers of galaxies Goldreich
November 14
Nick Stone
(Columbia)
Rates of Stellar Tidal Disruption as Probes of the Supermassive Black Hole Mass Function Clausen
November 21
Brian Metzger
(Columbia Univ)
Extremes of compact object birth, from the dimmest to the super-luminous Clausen
November 28
  NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 27-28
 
December 5
Elizabeth Lovegrove (UCSC) The Zen of Core Collapse: How to See A Supernova That Doesn't Happen Clausen
December 12
Sam Jones
(Univ of Victoria)
Some outstanding problems in the evolution of supernova progenitors Clausen
WINTER BREAK: Dec 13 - Jan 4


Winter Term 2014-2015
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
January 2
  NO SEMINAR - NEW YEAR'S DAY HOLIDAY
January 1-2
 
January 9
     
January 16
     
January 23
     
January 30
     
February 6
     
February 13
     
February 20
     
February 27
     
March 6
     
March 13
     
SPRING BREAK: March 19 - 29


Spring Term 2014-2015
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
March 20
     
March 27
     
April 3
     
April 10
     
April 24
     
May 1
     
May 8
     
May 15
     
May 22
     
May 29
     
June 5
     
June 12
NO SEMINAR -- Caltech Commencement


Summer Term 2014-2015
SPECIAL SEMINARS

Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
June 19
     
June 26
     
July 3
  NO SEMINAR -- INDEPENDENCE DAY (Observed)  
July 10
July 17
     
July 24
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21
August 28
September 4
September 11
September 18
September 25