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Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars AY 2021-2022

Organizers
     
Galaxies and Dark Matter
Gravitational Waves, Relativity and Compact Objects
Supermassive Black Holes and Star Formation
High-Energy Astrophysics
Fangzhou Jiang
fzjiang{at}caltech.edu
Gina Panopoulou
panopg{at}caltech.edu
Abigail Polin
abigail{at}caltech.edu


Seminars will be Virtual [V] or Hybrid [H]: 370 Cahill & ZOOM
on Fridays at 2:00pm, unless otherwise noted in red

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Fall Term 2021
Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
September 24
[V]
Isobel Romero-Shaw
Monash Univ
Eccentricity in Gravitational-Wave Transients
Kremer
October 1
[V]
Dhruba Dutta Chowdhury
Yale Univ
Constraining Dark Matter through Gravitational Heating and Cooling Processes Jiang
October 8
[H]
Michael Pajkos
Michigan State Univ
Interpreting Gravitational Waves from Core-collapse Events Using Supernova Simulations Panopoulou
October 15
[H]
Jose Maria Ezquiaga
Univ of Chicago
The next frontier in gravitational wave cosmology
NOTE: Unusual venue -- 304 Cahill
Kremer
October 22
[H]
Itai Linial
Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem
Shocking Transients: Early light from stellar explosions Panopoulou
October 29
[H]
Perry Hatchfield
Univ of Connecticut
Dynamics and Star Formation in the Milky Way's Galactic Center Jiang
November 5
[H]
Mike Shull
UColorado, Boulder
What's Happening in Halos Panopoulou
November 12
[H]
Claire Ye
Northwestern Univ
Neutron Star Dynamics and Radio Pulsars in Globular Clusters Kremer
November 19
[H]
Marc Williamson
New York Univ
Reconstructing Exploded Stars: Constraining Helium Mass in Stripped Supernovae Polin
November 26
NO SEMINAR -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 25-26
December 3
[H]
Brenna Mockler
UC Santa Cruz
Exploring galactic nuclei with tidal disruption events Polin
December 10
[H]
Drummond Fielding
Flatiron Institute
Unlocking Multiphase Galactic Gas Flows Polin
WINTER RECESS: Dec 11 - Jan 2


Winter Term 2022
Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
January 7
January 14
     
January 21
Title to be announced
NOTE: Unusual venue -- 304 Cahill
January 28
February 4
February 11
February 18
February 25
March 4
March 11
     
SPRING RECESS: March 17 - March 25


Spring Term 2022

Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
April 29
     
May 6
May 13
May 20
May 27
June 3
June 10
NO SEMINAR -- Caltech Commencement


Summer Term 2021
SPECIAL TAPIR SEMINARS

Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer