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Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Seminars AY 2019-2020

Organizers
     
High-energy Astrophysics
Supermassive Black Holes (AGNs) and Cosmology
Gravitational Waves & Relativity
Galaxies and Large-scale Structure
Clément Bonnerot
bonnerot{at}caltech.edu
Jordan Moxon
moxon{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 2019
Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
THURSDAY
September 12
Samuel Swihart
Michigan State University
Discovering the Origins of "Typical" Millisecond Pulsar Binaries Charisi
September 27
Adam Smercina
University of Michigan
The Satellites and Stellar Halos of Nearby MW-mass Galaxies Ji
October 4
José Zorrilla
Columbia University
Extracting information from small scales in weak lensing  Charisi
WEDNESDAY
October 9
Karan Jani
Vanderbilt University
Demographics of intermediate-mass black holes from LIGO to LISA Charisi
October 11
Xiaolong Du
Carnegie Observatories
Modeling the Nonlinear Evolution of Dark Matter Substructure Ji
October 18
Ore Gottlieb
Tel Aviv University
Relativistic outflows in neutron star mergers Bonnerot
October 25
Miguel Holgado
UIUC
Field Formation of Compact Binaries: Common Envelope, Natal Kicks, and Gravitational Waves Charisi
November 1
Andrew Chael
Princeton University
The Black Hole and Jet in M87: Linking Simulations to VLBI images Bonnerot
November 8
Itai Linial
Hebrew University
Early light from Aspherical explosions Charisi
November 15
Mike Zevin
Northwestern University
Deciphering the Landscape of Compact Binary Formation Channels Moxon
MONDAY
November 18
Nils Fischer
Max Planck Inst, Potsdam
Solving nonlinear elliptic equations in numerical relativity with the SpECTRE code Moxon
November 22
Matthew Digman
Ohio State University
LISA Galactic Binaries in the WFIRST Microlensing Survey Moxon
November 29
NO SEMINAR -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 28-29
December 6
Béatrice Bonga
Perimeter Institute
Title to be announced Moxon
December 13
Darryl Seligman
Yale University
Title to be announced Moxon
WINTER BREAK: Dec 14 - Jan 5


Winter Term 2020
Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
January 10
Chiara Mingarelli
Flatiron Institute
Title To be announced Charisi
January 17
     
January 24
Nils Deppe
Cornell University
Title to be announced Moxon
January 31
     
February 7
     
February 14
     
February 21
Chris Hayward
Flatiron Institute
Title to be announced Ji
February 21
     
February 28
     
March 3
     
March 10
     
March 17
     
SPRING BREAK: March 19 - March 29


Spring Term 2020

Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer
April 3
     
April 10
     
April 17
     
April 25
     
May 1
     
May 8
     
May 15
     
May 22
     
May 29
     
June 5
     
June 12
NO SEMINAR -- Caltech Commencement


Summer Term 2020
SPECIAL TAPIR SEMINARS

Date
Speaker (Affiliation)
Title
Organizer