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2008
Date & TimeEventTypePresentation
Mon, Dec 15, 2008, 3:10 PM Aseem Paranjape (Tata Inst.)
Backreaction from Averaging in Cosmology
Seminar PDF
Thu, Dec 11, 2008, 2:10 PM Stella Offner (UC Berkeley)
AMR Studies of Star Formation: Simulations and Simulated Observations
Seminar Video
Mon, Dec 08, 2008, 3:10 PM Massimo Dotti (University of Michigan)
Massive black hole binaries in circumnuclear disks
Seminar Video
Fri, Dec 05, 2008, 3:30 PM Sudeep Das (Princeton)
CMB Lensing: A New Tool for Astrophysics and Cosmology
Seminar
Thu, Dec 04, 2008, 2:10 PM Etienne Racine (University of Maryland)
Black Hole Spins and the Gravitational Recoil Effect
Seminar Video
Wed, Dec 03, 2008, 12:00 PM Star Captures by Quasar Accretion Disks: a Physical Model for Quasars Lunch Talk
Mon, Dec 01, 2008, 3:10 PM Phil Marshall (UC Santa Barbara)
Surveying for Strong Gravitational Lenses
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Nov 27, 2008, 2:10 PM Andreas Pawlik (Leiden University)
TRAPHIC - Radiative Transfer for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Simulations
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Nov 24, 2008, 3:10 PM Adam Burrows (Princeton)
New Insights into the Mechanism of Core-Collapse Supernovae
Seminar Video
Thu, Nov 20, 2008, 2:10 PM Dmitri Pogosyan (University of Alberta)
The Skeleton of the Cosmic Web
Seminar PDF
Thu, Nov 13, 2008, 2:10 PM Daniel Fabrycky (Harvard University)
Dynamics of Transiting Exoplanets
Seminar Video
Mon, Nov 10, 2008, 3:10 PM Matt McQuinn (CfA, Harvard)
HeII Reionization and Its Effect on the IGM
Seminar PDF Video
Fri, Nov 07, 2008, 12:00 PM Dark matter in early-type galaxies: a SAURON view Lunch Talk
Thu, Nov 06, 2008, 2:10 PM Matthew Kleban (New York University)
Watching Worlds Collide: Signatures of String Theory in Cosmology
Seminar PDF Video
Wed, Nov 05, 2008, 10:30 AM DAA/CITA Day Meeting
Thu, Oct 30, 2008, 2:10 PM Clem Pryke (University of Chicago)
New CMB Polarization Results From QUaD
Seminar Video
Wed, Oct 29, 2008, 4:00 PM Igor Klebanov (Princeton)
Warped Conifolds and D-brane Inflation
Seminar
Mon, Oct 27, 2008, 3:10 PM Chris Reynolds (University of Maryland)
Measurements of black hole spin with X-ray spectroscopy
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Oct 20, 2008, 3:10 PM Laurie Shaw (McGill University)
Cosmological Simulations for Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Cluster Surveys
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Oct 16, 2008, 2:10 PM Adrienne Erickcek (Caltech)
Structure Beyond the Horizon: Inflationary Origins of the Cosmic Power Asymmetry
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Oct 06, 2008, 3:10 PM Michael Fall (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Life Cycles of Star Clusters
Seminar
Thu, Oct 02, 2008, 2:10 PM Marilena LoVerde (Columbia University)
Observations Through a Lumpy Universe
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Sep 29, 2008, 3:10 PM Daniel Baumann (Harvard)
Holographic Systematics of D-brane Inflation
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Sep 25, 2008, 2:10 PM Eric Tittley (Institute for Astronomy, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh)
How would you like your ionised IGM: Rare, Medium Rare, or Well Done?
Seminar PDF Video
Wed, Sep 24, 2008, 12:30 PM CITA Jamboree Other
Mon, Sep 22, 2008, 3:10 PM Eric Poisson (University of Guelph)
Black hole in a post-Newtonian tidal environment
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Sep 15, 2008, 3:10 PM Patrick McDonald (CITA)
Galaxy Redshift Surveys: The Precision Cosmology Probe of the Future?
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Aug 25, 2008, 3:10 PM Changbom Park (KIAS)
How galaxy interaction and large-scale environment jointly determine galaxy properties
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Aug 07, 2008, 2:10 PM Jens Chluba (MPA)
Cosmological Recombination and What We Can Learn From the Cosmological Recombination Spectrum
Seminar PDF Video
Tue, Aug 05, 2008, 3:10 PM Alex Dolgov (Univ. of Ferrara and INFN, Italy and ITEP, Moscow, Russia)
Black holes and cosmic antimatter
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Jul 28, 2008, 3:10 PM Yashwant Gupta (National Center for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR)
The Giant Metre-wave Radio Telescope : Recent Science Results and Upgrade Plans
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jul 24, 2008, 2:10 PM Alpha Mastrano (Melbourne)
Neutron Star Superfluidity, Glitches, and the Evolution of Magnetic Fields in Compact Stars
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Jul 21, 2008, 3:10 PM Brian Reville (MPE)
Supernova remants and the effect of efficient cosmic ray acceleration
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jul 10, 2008, 2:10 PM Yong-Seon Song (Portsmouth)
Cosmological Web: Test of General Relativity
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jul 03, 2008, 2:10 PM Victor Flambaum (Univ. of New South Wales)
Variation of fundamental constants from Big Bang to atomic clocks: theory and observations
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jun 19, 2008, 2:10 PM Harald Pfeiffer (Caltech)
Black hole simulations
Seminar PDF Video
Tue, Jun 17, 2008, 2:10 PM Luis Lehner (Louisiana State)
Numerical Relativity and a new frontier: Connecting the seen with the unseen
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jun 12, 2008, 9:00 AM Upcoming Lensing Surveys: Beyond the Obvious Workshop
Mon, Jun 09, 2008, 3:10 PM Anatoly Spitkovsky (Princeton)
The Physics of Collisionless Shocks
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jun 05, 2008, 2:10 PM Juerg Diemand (UCO/Lick Observatory)
Formation of cold dark matter halos and stellar halos
Seminar PDF Video
Tue, Jun 03, 2008, 2:10 PM Liang Gao (Durham)
The first stars and the nature of dark matter
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Jun 02, 2008, 3:10 PM John Fregeau (Northwestern)
X-Ray Binaries and the Current Dynamical States of Galactic Globular Clusters
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, May 12, 2008, 3:10 PM Mario Juric (IAS)
Dynamical Origin of Exoplanet Orbital Properties
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, May 08, 2008, 2:10 PM Josh Faber (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Black Hole-Neutron Star Mergers: A progress report
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, May 05, 2008, 3:10 PM Bruce Draine (Princeton)
Dust Masses, PAH Fractions, and Starlight Intensities in the SINGS Galaxies
Seminar Video
Thu, Apr 24, 2008, 2:10 PM Phil Hopkins (Harvard/CfA)
Quasars and Galaxy Mergers: Fueling, Feedback, and Evolution
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Apr 21, 2008, 3:10 PM Kristen Menou (Columbia)
Exoplanetary Atmospheres
Seminar Video
Mon, Apr 14, 2008, 3:10 PM Michael Strauss (Princeton)
Quasars from z=0 to z=6: Demographics and Clustering as Clues to their Physical Nature
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Apr 10, 2008, 2:10 PM Jonathan Tan (University of Florida)
The Formation of the First Stars: Foundations for Galaxy and Supermassive Black Hole Formation
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Mar 31, 2008, 3:10 PM Scott Gaudi (Ohio State)
Microlensing Searches for Planets: Results and Future Prospects
Seminar Video
Mon, Mar 24, 2008, 2:30 PM Andrea Ghez (UCLA)
The Dark Mass at the Center of Our Galaxy
Seminar Video
Thu, Mar 20, 2008, 3:10 PM Edo Berger (Princeton/Carnegie Observatories)
Gamma-Ray Bursts: From Progenitors to Probes
Seminar
Fri, Mar 14, 2008, 2:10 PM RAYMOND & BEVERLY SACKLER VISITING ASTROPHYSICIST TECHNICAL SEMINAR
Kip Thorne (Caltech)

LIGO: The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory
Seminar
Thu, Mar 13, 2008, 7:30 PM SACKLER PUBLIC LECTURE
Kip Thorne (Caltech)

The Warped Side of the Universe: from the big bang to black holes and gravitational waves
Seminar
Thu, Mar 13, 2008, 2:10 PM Yuri Levin (Leiden)
Magnetar oscillations
Seminar Video
Tue, Mar 11, 2008, 2:10 PM Eiichiro Komatsu (U. Texas at Austin)
The 5-Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Cosmological Interpretation
Seminar PDF Video
Fri, Mar 07, 2008, 12:10 PM Richard Matzner (University of Texas, Austin)
Skip, Splash, and Teleology in Binary Black Hole Encounters
Seminar Video
Thu, Mar 06, 2008, 3:10 PM Kai Cai (McMaster)
Large-scale 3D Simulations of Protostellar Jets: Constraining the Disk Wind Model
Seminar Video
Mon, Mar 03, 2008, 3:10 PM Ian Dobbs-Dixon (McGill, CITA National Fellow)
Atmospheric Dynamics of Short-Period Planets
Seminar Video
Fri, Feb 29, 2008, 12:10 PM Amanda Karakas (Mt Stromlo Observatory)
The origin of radioactivities in the early solar system
Seminar Video
Thu, Feb 28, 2008, 9:30 AM Ontario Star Formation Jamboree Workshop
Mon, Feb 25, 2008, 2:10 PM Greg Stinson (McMaster)
Supernova Feedback in SPH Simulations of Galaxy Formation
Seminar Video
Thu, Feb 21, 2008, 2:10 PM Dong Lai (Cornell)
Exciting Waves and Modes in Accretion Disks
Seminar Video
Mon, Feb 04, 2008, 2:10 PM Robyn Levine (Colorado/Fermilab)
From Megaparsecs to Milliparsecs: Modeling a Disk Galaxy with Cosmological Simulations
Seminar PDF Video
Thu, Jan 31, 2008, 2:10 PM Dmitri Uzdensky (Princeton)
Magnetized Coronae of Stars and Accretion Disks
Seminar PDF Video
Mon, Jan 28, 2008, 3:00 PM Andrea Urban (U. of Texas, Austin)
Understanding the Origin of the IMF through Star Formation Simulations with Thermal Physics
Seminar Video
Thu, Jan 24, 2008, 2:10 PM Stefan Hilbert (MPA)
Ray-tracing through the Millennium Simulation
Seminar PDF
Mon, Jan 21, 2008, 3:10 PM Andrei Mesinger (Yale)
Interpreting Probes of the Reionization Epoch
Seminar Video
Thu, Jan 17, 2008, 2:10 PM Jeremy Tinker (Chicago)
Reverse-Engineering the Galaxy Formation Problem
Seminar Video
Tue, Jan 15, 2008, 1:10 PM Randall Cooper (Harvard)
Oscillations During Type I X-ray Bursts: Why We See Them, and Why We Don't
Seminar Video
Mon, Jan 14, 2008, 3:10 PM Nadia Zakamska (IAS)
The search for obscured quasars
Seminar Video
Thu, Jan 10, 2008, 2:10 PM Doron Chelouche (IAS)
Exploring the Universe Through a Slit
Seminar Video
Tue, Jan 08, 2008, 2:10 PM Eric Johnson (Princeton)
Dynamical Tides in the Atmospheres of Hot Jupiters
Seminar PDF Video