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Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars AY 2022-2023

Organizers
     
Gravitational Waves and Compact Objects
Transients and Supernovae
High-Energy and Radio Astronomy
Galaxies and Cosmology
Daichi Tsuna
tsuna{at}caltech.edu

Nicole Sanchez
nnsanche{at}caltech.edu


Seminars will be Virtual [V] or Hybrid [H]: 370 Cahill & ZOOM
on Fridays at 2:00pm, unless otherwise noted in red
Attendees joining in person must have a valid Caltech UID

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Fall Term             Winter Term             Spring Term             Summer

Fall Term 2022
Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
September 30
[H]
Andrea Derdzinski
University of Zurich
The role of AGN accretion disks in the formation of characteristic, low-frequency GW sources
Polin
October 5
[H]
Wednesday
Pratik Wagle
UIUC
One ring to rule them all
Special TAPIR Seminar - Note Unusual Day: Wedneday
Y Chen
October 7
[H]
Lieke van Son
CfA/Harvard
No peaks without valleys: (what) can we learn from features in the mass distribution of merging binary black holes? Kremer
 October 14
[H]
Sylvia Biscoveanu
MIT
Astrophysics of compact object binaries with gravitational waves and their electromagnetic counterparts Kremer
October 21
[H]
Casey Lam
UC Berkeley
Uncovering the Galactic Black Hole Population with Gravitational Microlensing  Kremer
October 28
[H]
Evan Anders
Northwestern University
The mystery of convective boundary mixing in the cores of massive stars Jiang
November 4
[H]
Lizhong Zhang
UC Santa Barbara
Exploring the dynamics of neutron star accretion columns by radiative relativistic MHD simulations Polin
November 11
[VIRTUAL]
Dylan Jow
University of Toronto
Cusps of cusps: a universal model for extreme scattering events in the ISM Jiang
November 18
     
November 25
NO SEMINAR -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 24-25
December 2
[H]
Odelia Teboul
The Hebrew University
A new era for TDEs Jiang
December 9
[H]
Christopher O'Connor
Cornell University
Planetary migration and engulfment on the post-main-sequence Fuller
WINTER RECESS: Dec 10 - Jan 3


Winter Term 2023
Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
January 6
[H]
Dhruv Desai
Columbia University
GRMHD Simulations of Neutrino-Driven Winds From Proto Neutron Stars Kremer
January 13
  No Seminar -- AAS Meeting  
January 20
[H]
Sanaea Rose
UCLA
POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS Kremer
January 27
[H]
Steven Gough-Kelly
Univ of Central Lancashire
The Next Generation of Barred-Galaxies Sanchez
February 3
[H]
David Vartanyan
Carnegie Observatories
Core-Collapse Supernovae: From the Last Decade to the Next Tsuna
February 10
[H]
Sanaea Rose
UCLA
Collisions in Galactic Nuclei: Stars, Binaries, and Black Holes Kremer
February 17
[H]
Zachary Hafen
UC Irvine
Title to be announced Sanchez
February 24
[H]
Naritaka Oshita
Riken iTHEMS
Title to be announced Tsuna
March 17
[H]
Martin Rey
University of Oxford
Title to be announced Sanchez
SPRING RECESS: March 18 - April 2


Spring Term 2023

Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
April 7
     
April 14
     
April 21
     
April 28
     
May 5
[H]
Giacomo Fragione
Northwestern University
Title to be announced Kremer
May 12
     
May 19
     
May 26
     
June 2
     
June 9
     
June 16
NO SEMINAR -- Caltech Commencement


Summer 2023
SPECIAL TAPIR SEMINARS

Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer