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Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars AY 2016-201 7

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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Fall Term             Winter Term             Spring Term             Summer



Fall Term 2016-2017
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
August 5
Mia Bovill
STScI
Black Holes Near, and Far Sanderson
September 2
Jonathan Blazek
OSU
Can we do accurate cosmology with galaxies? Lamberts
September 23
Mei-Yu Wang
(Texas A&M University)
Revealing the nature of dark matter with Milky Way dwarf satellite galaxies Sanderson
September 30
Yuan-Sen Ting
(Harvard)
Unraveling the history of the Milky Way Wetzel
THURSDAY
October 6
Almog Yalinewich
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Special TAPIR Seminar
Evolution of Supernova Remnants near the Galactic Center
NOTE: UNUSUAL DAY - THURSDAY
Lamberts
October 7
Chen He Heinrich
University of Chicago
Complete Reionization Constraints from Planck 2015 Polarization Lamberts
October 14
Enea Di Dio
INAF-OATS (Trieste Observatory)
Relativistic effects on LSS: power spectrum and bispectrum Garrison-Kimmel
October 21
Anna Rosen
(UC Santa Cruz)
The Destructive Birth of Massive Stars and Massive Star Clusters Squire
October 28
Evan Schneider
(University of Arizona)
Simulating Galactic Winds on Supercomputers Using Cholla Garrison-Kimmel
November 4
Oliver Elbert
(UC Irvine)
Constraining Dark Physics with Simulations Garrison-Kimmel
November 11
Mikhail Belyaev
(UC Berkeley)
The Surprising Physic s of Boundary Layer Accretion Squire
November 18
Maria Petropoulou
Purdue University
What is the contribution of blazars to the IceCube neutrino flux? Lamberts
November 22
Mike Kesden
University of Texas, Dallas
Special TAPIR Seminar
A unified treatment of tidal disruption by Schwarzschild black holes
NOTE: UNUSUAL DAY - TUESDAY
Stein
November 25
  NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 24-25
 
December 2
Luke Kelley
Harvard University
Massive Black Hole Binary Mergers and their Gravitational Waves Stein
December 16
Jennifer Barnes
UC Berkeley
Updates on Kilonova Models Squire
WINTER BREAK: Dec 10 - Jan 4


Winter Term 2016-2017
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
January 6
  TBA  
January 13
Sarah Gossan
Caltech
TBA Stein
January 20
  TBA  
January 27
Nicholas Stone
Columbia University
TBA Stein
February 3
  TBA  
February 10
  TBA  
February 17
  TBA  
February 24
  TBA  
March 3
  TBA  
March 10
Anna Heffernan
University of Florida
TBA Stein
March 17
     
March 31

   
SPRING BREAK: March 18 - 31


Spring Term 2016-2017
Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
April 14
  TBA  
April 28
  TBA  
May 5
  TBA  
May 19
  TBA  
June 2
  TBA  
June 16
NO SEMINAR -- Caltech Commencement


Summer Term 2016-2017
SPECIAL TAPIR SEMINARS

Date and Time
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer