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Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars AY 2017-2018

Organizers
     
Astrophysics
Galaxies and Large-scale Structure
Numerical Cosmology
Relativity
Jonathan Squire
jsquire{at}caltech.edu
Shea Garrison-Kimmel
sheagk{at}caltech.edu
Astrid Lamberts
lamberts{at}caltech.edu


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

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Summer Term 2017
SPECIAL TAPIR SEMINARS

Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
June 30
Vera Gluscevic
Institute for Advanced Study
Dark matter in detectors and in the early Universe Garrison-Kimmel



Fall Term 2017
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
September 1
Sean Fillingham
UC Irvine
Constraining the Physics of Low-Mass Satellite Quenching Garrison-Kimmel
September 15
Swetha Bhagwat
Syracuse University
Probing the strong gravity regime with black-hole ringdowns Stein
September 29
Julie Dumas
Vanderbuilt University
Testing the Caustic Ring Dark Matter Halo Model
Against Observations in the Milky Way
Lamberts
October 6
David Guszejnov
Caltech
The Origin of Scales and Scaling Laws in Star Formation Squire
October 13
Paul Duffell
UC Berkeley
Moving Mesh Astrophysics Lamberts
October 20
Andrew Graus
UC Irvine
Searching for Biases in Observations of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies Using Simulations Garrison-Kimmel
October 27
Phoebe Upton-Sanderbeck
University of Washington
The history of inter- and circumgalactic gas since reionizationBA Lamberts
November 3
Drummond Fielding
UC Berkeley
A multi-scale portrait of the circumgalactic medium Garrison-Kimmel
November 10
Lile Wang
Princeton University
GPU accelerated thermochemistry and radiative transfer on protoplanetary disks and exoplanet outflows Squire
November 17
Suoqing Ji
UC Santa Barbara
Make it, Mix it and Shake it — a recipe for cold gas in circumgalactic medium Squire
TUESDAY
November 21
Johan Samsing
Princeton University
Formation of eccentric black hole gravitational wave mergers
Note Different Day
Stein
November 24
NO SEMINAR -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 23-24
December 1
Katie Breivik
Northwestern University
Exploring compact-binary astrophysics with multi-messenger astronomy Stein
December 8
Sarah Vigeland
U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Reconciling optical and radio observations of the binary millisecond pulsar PSR J1640+2224 Stein
December 15
Ben Tal Margalit
Columbia University
White Dwarf – Neutron Star Mergers: from Peculiar Supernovae to Pulsar Planets Garrison-Kimmel
WINTER BREAK: Dec 9 - Jan 2



Winter Term 2018
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
January 5
Virginie Faramaz
JPL
Mean-motion resonances with eccentric planets: when analytical arguments guide and complement numerical simulations Lamberts
January 12
  TBA  
January 19
Anna Pancoast
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Probing the Structure of Active Galactic Nuclei Using Light Echoes Garrison-Kimmel
January 26
Cristobal Petrovich
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)
Merging black holes in non-spherical nuclear star clusters Squire
February 2
Paola Pinilla
University of Arizona
TBA Squire
February 9
RESERVED TBA  
February 15
James Owen
IAS
TBA Squire
February 16
Camille Avestruz
University of Chicago
TBA Lamberts
February 23
Yanfei Jiang
KITP
TBA Squire
March 2
RESERVED TBA  
March 9
Brian O'Shea
Michigan State University
TBA Garrison-Kimmel
March 16
Maria Charisi
Caltech
TBA Squire
March 23
  TBA  
SPRING BREAK: March 17 - April 1


Spring Term 2018
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
April 6
  TBA  
April 13
Elena Murchikova
Caltech
TBA Squire
April 20
Irina Zhuravleva
Stanford University
TBA Squire
April 27
Maria Okounkova
Caltech
TBA Squire
May 4
  TBA  
May 11
  TBA  
May 18
  TBA  
May 25
  TBA  
June 1
  TBA  
June 8
  TBA  
June 15
NO SEMINAR -- Caltech Commencement


Summer Term 2018
SPECIAL TAPIR SEMINARS

Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
    TBA  
    TBA  
    TBA  
  TBA