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2012
Date & TimeEventTypePresentation
Fri, Dec 14, 2012, 11:10 AM Toshiya Namikawa (U. of Tokyo)
Weak lensing of CMB and cosmic shear as a probe of non-scalar perturbations
Seminar Video
Thu, Dec 13, 2012, 2:10 PM Daniel Proga (UNLV)
Outflows from Active Galactic Nuclei: A Link Between Central Black Holes and their host Galaxies
Seminar Video
Wed, Dec 12, 2012, 3:10 PM Stephen Feeney (UCL)
A robust constraint on cosmic textures from the cosmic microwave background
Seminar
Mon, Dec 10, 2012, 3:10 PM Aaron Parsons (Berkeley)
Paperclips and Supercomputers: a Low-Frequency Radio Cosmology Program
Seminar Video
Thu, Dec 06, 2012, 2:10 PM Caroline Clark (Imperial College London)
SPIDER Map-Making, CMB Polarization And Modeling Polarized Microwave Foreground Emission
Seminar Video
Mon, Dec 03, 2012, 3:10 PM Lee Samuel Finn (Penn State. U)
Imagining the future: Gravitational wave astronomy
Seminar Video
Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 2:10 PM Yookyung Noh (UC Berkeley)
Filamentary Environment and Mass Measurements of Galaxy Clusters
Seminar Video
Mon, Nov 26, 2012, 3:10 PM Robert Penna (Harvard U.)
General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Accretion Disks: Simulations and Theory
Seminar Video
Mon, Nov 19, 2012, 3:10 PM Jill Naiman (UC Santa Cruz)
Gas Retention and Accumulation in Stellar Clusters and Galaxies: Implications for Star Formation and Black Hole Accretion
Seminar Video
Thu, Nov 15, 2012, 2:10 PM Yan-Fei Jiang (Princeton U.)
Thermal Stability and Vertical Structure of Radiation Dominated accretion Disks
Seminar Video
Tue, Nov 13, 2012, 11:10 AM Jonathan Stern (Technion)
Active Galactic Nuclei and their Hosts
Seminar Video
Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 3:10 PM Rachel Mandelbaum (Carnegie Mellon)
The next decade of weak lensing science
Seminar Video
Thu, Nov 08, 2012, 2:10 PM Rongfeng Shen (U. of Toronto)
Tidal Disruption Events by Supermassive Black Holes: A Laboratory for Transient Disk Evolution
Seminar Video
Mon, Nov 05, 2012, 3:10 PM Matthew Duez (Washington State U.)
Disks and outflows from black hole-neutron star mergers
Seminar Video
Thu, Nov 01, 2012, 2:10 PM Natasha Ivanova (U. of Alberta)
Common envelope: the progress and the pitfalls
Seminar
Tue, Oct 30, 2012, 3:10 PM Todd Thompson (Ohio State U.)
Kozai Oscillations and Compact Objects in Triple Systems
Seminar Video
Fri, Oct 26, 2012, 2:10 PM Daniel Green (Institute for Advanced Study)
Connecting Primordial Physics and Cosmological Observations
Seminar
Thu, Oct 25, 2012, 2:10 PM Michael Fall (STSci)
FORMATION AND EVOLUTION OF STAR CLUSTERS
Seminar Video
Mon, Oct 22, 2012, 3:10 PM Dave Spiegel (Institute for Advanced Study)
Exoplanets and Astrobiology, From Climatic Habitability to The Longterm Evolution of Planetary Systems
Seminar Video
Mon, Oct 22, 2012, 12:10 PM Daniel Green (Stanford)
Symmetries and Loops in Inflation
Seminar Video
Thu, Oct 18, 2012, 2:10 PM Andrew Pontzen (Oxford)
Freezing and melting: the origin and destruction of universal dark matter cusps through maximum entropy principles
Seminar Video
Mon, Oct 15, 2012, 3:10 PM Mike McCourt (UC Berkeley)
Sculpting cosmic gas into galaxy clusters
Seminar Video
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 2:10 PM James Guillochon (University of California, Santa Cruz)
New Discoveries from the Numerical Simulation of Tidal Disruptions
Seminar Video
Fri, Oct 05, 2012, 12:10 PM Rocky Kolb (University of Chicago)
Maverick Dark Matter
Seminar
Thu, Oct 04, 2012, 2:10 PM Andrew Cumming (McGill University)
Some issues in the evolution of gas giant palnets.
Seminar Video
Tue, Oct 02, 2012, 3:10 PM Fabian Heitsch (University of North Carolina)
What is (not) driving Star Formation in Molecular Clouds?
Seminar Video
Mon, Oct 01, 2012, 12:00 PM CITA Jamboree Other
Thu, Sep 27, 2012, 2:10 PM Tiziana Di Matteo (CMU)
The First Quasars in Cosmic Structure Formation
Seminar Video
Mon, Sep 24, 2012, 3:10 PM Eugene Vasiliev (Lebedev Physical Institute)
Supermassive black holes in non-spherical galactic nuclei and enhanced rates of star capture events
Seminar
Mon, Sep 17, 2012, 3:10 PM Anastasia Fialkov (Tel Aviv University)
Velocity and feedback enhance 21-cm signal from first stars at z ~ 20
Seminar Video
Thu, Sep 13, 2012, 2:10 PM Victoria Kaspi (McGill University)
Searching for Radio Pulsars: Big Work for Big Payoff
Seminar Video
Mon, Sep 10, 2012, 3:10 PM Gilles Ferrand (University of Manitoba)
3D simulations of the emission from young supernova remnants including particle acceleration
Seminar Video
Thu, Sep 06, 2012, 2:10 PM Marco Viero (Caltech)
99% Invisible: Uncovering the dusty galaxies which lie beneath the confusion noise floor
Seminar Video
Thu, Aug 23, 2012, 2:10 PM Michael Boyle (Cornell University)
Problems at future null infinity: Gravitational waves from precessing binaries
Seminar Video
Mon, Aug 20, 2012, 3:10 PM Pranjal Trivedi (IUCAA)
CMB Non-Gaussianity as a Probe of Primordial Magnetic Fields
Seminar Video
Wed, Aug 15, 2012, 2:10 AM Tomer Shacham (Hebrew University of Jeruselem)
Continuum driven winds from rotating stars - on the Formation of the Homunculus Nebula and Skirt, and the Spin Evolution of eta-Carinae
Seminar Video
Tue, Aug 14, 2012, 2:10 PM Summer Student Presentation - Part 2 Other
Mon, Aug 13, 2012, 2:10 PM Summer Student Presentation - Part 1 Other
Thu, Jul 26, 2012, 2:10 PM Steve Eales (Cardiff U.)
Cosmography with the Herschel ATLAS and other Herschel Surveys
Seminar Video
Thu, Jul 19, 2012, 2:10 PM Joel Meyers (University of Texas)
Inflation: Connecting Theory to Observation
Seminar Video
Thu, Jul 05, 2012, 2:10 PM Chris Done (U. of Durham)
Using stellar mass black holes to understand AGN
Seminar Video
Thu, Jun 21, 2012, 2:10 PM Nathan Leigh (ESTEC)
Small-N Collisional Dynamics: Pushing Into the Realm of Not-So-Small-N
Seminar Video
Wed, Jun 20, 2012, 2:10 PM Kaitlin Kratter (Harvard/CfA)
Dynamical Instabilities in Hierarchical Star and Planetary Systems
Seminar Video
Mon, Jun 18, 2012, 3:10 PM Jacob Simon (U. of Colorado)
Turbulent Linewidths in Protoplanetary Disks: Predictions from Numerical Simulations
Seminar Video
Mon, Jun 11, 2012, 3:10 PM Paniez Paykari (CEA)
True CMB Power Spectrum Estimation
Seminar Video
Thu, Jun 07, 2012, 2:10 PM Ruobing Dong (Princeton U.)
Numerical simulations of planet-disk interactions and SEEDS observations of protoplanetary disks
Seminar Video
Fri, Jun 01, 2012, 2:00 PM Elisabetta Micelotta (University of Western Ontario)
Carbonaceous dust under extreme conditions
Seminar Video
Thu, May 31, 2012, 2:10 PM Guilhem Lavaux (University of Waterloo)
Cosmic motions in the Local Universe
Seminar Video
Wed, May 30, 2012, 2:10 PM Andrey Kravtsov (Univ of Chicago)
Modelling formation of galaxy clusters: current status and challenges
Seminar Video
Mon, May 28, 2012, 3:10 PM Matthew McQuinn (Berkeley)
The quest to detect extremely-redshifted 21cm radiation
Seminar Video
Fri, May 25, 2012, 2:00 AM Stuart Sim (Australian National University)
Explosion modelling for Type Ia supernovae
Seminar
Thu, May 24, 2012, 2:10 PM Brian Metzger (Princeton U.)
Observable Signatures of Coalescing Compact Binaries
Seminar Video
Wed, May 23, 2012, 2:10 PM Eiichiro Komatsu (University of Texas)
Hunting for Dark Matter in Anisotropies of the Gamma-ray Sky: Predictions and First Observational Results from Fermi-LAT
Seminar Video
Tue, May 22, 2012, 7:30 PM SACKLER PUBLIC LECTURE
Donald Lynden-Bell (University of Cambridge)

History of Giant Black Holes
Seminar Video
Mon, May 21, 2012, 11:30 AM Andreas Eckart (Koln U.)
Sagittarius A* and its immediate environment
Seminar
Thu, May 17, 2012, 2:10 PM CITA Colloquium (Sackler Lecture Series)
Donald Lynden-Bell (University of Cambridge)

Energy bends space-time, does energy create it?
Seminar Video
Mon, May 14, 2012, 9:00 AM GBT Collaboration Meeting Meeting
Thu, May 10, 2012, 2:10 PM Peng Oh (UCSB)
Turbulence and Cosmic-Rays in Galaxy Clusters
Seminar Video
Mon, May 07, 2012, 3:10 PM Daniela Delia Alic (AEI)
General Relativistic Resistive MHD with Whisky
Seminar Video
Wed, May 02, 2012, 11:10 AM Jack Burns (University of Colorado)
The Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE)
Seminar Video
Mon, Apr 30, 2012, 3:10 PM Lars Hernquist (CfA)
Cosmology on a Moving Mesh
Seminar Video
Thu, Apr 26, 2012, 2:10 PM Manuel Tiglio (U. of Maryland)
Gravitational waves and Reduced Basis
Seminar Video
Mon, Apr 23, 2012, 3:10 PM Vivana Acquaviva (Rutgers)
Understanding the Spectral Energy Distribution of galaxies
Seminar Video
Thu, Apr 19, 2012, 3:10 PM Frans Pretorius (Princeton)
Eccentric Black Hole-Neutron Star Mergers
Seminar Video
Wed, Apr 18, 2012, 3:10 PM Alexander Tchekhovskoy (Princeton)
Getting the Most out of a Black Hole
Seminar
Mon, Apr 16, 2012, 3:10 PM Daniel Lecoanet (Berkeley)
Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities in a Dilute Plasma
Seminar Video
Thu, Apr 12, 2012, 2:10 PM Enrico Barausse (U. of Guelph)
The evolution of the spins of massive black holes
Seminar Video
Thu, Apr 05, 2012, 2:10 PM Phil Chang (U. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
The Physics and Cosmology of TeV Blazars
Seminar Video
Thu, Mar 29, 2012, 3:10 PM Chris McKee (Berkeley)
STAR FORMATION IN THE MULTIPHASE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM OF GALAXIES
Seminar
Mon, Mar 26, 2012, 3:10 PM Dong Lai (Cornell University)
Dynamical Tides in Binaries: Merging White Dwarfs, Kepler KOI-54 and Hot Jupiter Systems
Seminar Video
Thu, Mar 22, 2012, 2:10 PM Eve Ostriker (U. of Maryland)
Star Formation By Demand
Seminar Video
Thu, Mar 15, 2012, 2:10 PM Scott Noble (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Magnetized Accretion onto Inspiraling Binary Black Holes
Seminar Video
Mon, Mar 12, 2012, 3:10 PM Bruno Giacomazzo (University of Colorado (JILA))
General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Neutron Stars and Black Holes
Seminar Video
Mon, Mar 05, 2012, 3:10 PM Sohrab Rahvar (Sharif University)
Understanding EROS microlensing observations towards the Spiral Arms
Seminar Video
Tue, Feb 28, 2012, 3:10 PM Ramesh Narayan (Harvard)
Black Hole Spin and Relativistic Jets
Seminar Video
Thu, Feb 23, 2012, 2:10 PM Aurelien Fraisse (Princeton U.)
SPIDER: Looking for CMB B-mode Polarization Behind the Galactic Screen
Seminar
Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 3:10 PM Kristian Finlator (UCSB)
Searching for Simplicity in the High-Redshift Universe
Seminar Video
Thu, Feb 16, 2012, 2:10 PM Bridget Falck (JHU)
Efficient Methods for Structure Formation
Seminar
Thu, Feb 09, 2012, 3:10 PM Justin Khoury (UPenn)
Symmetries of the Very Early Universe
Seminar Video
Wed, Feb 08, 2012, 2:10 PM Irina Marinov (UPenn)
Role of the Ocean in climate change: the carbon story
Seminar Video
Mon, Feb 06, 2012, 3:10 PM Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (University of British Columbia)
Old Physics, New Tricks, and the Theory of Atomic Dark Matter
Seminar Video
Thu, Feb 02, 2012, 3:10 PM Yin-Zhe Ma (UBC)
Tests of Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy
Seminar Video
Thu, Feb 02, 2012, 11:10 AM Bronson Messer (Oak Ridge National Lab)
Towards Realistic Modeling of Core-Collapse Supernovae
Seminar
Mon, Jan 30, 2012, 3:10 PM Leslie Rogers (MIT)
Liquid Water Oceans on Sub-Neptune Exoplanets
Seminar Video
Thu, Jan 26, 2012, 2:10 PM Adrian Liu (MIT)
Optimizing global 21cm signal measurements with spectral and spatial information
Seminar Video
Mon, Jan 23, 2012, 3:10 PM Michael Mortonson (Ohio State University)
Mapping New Frontiers of Cosmic Acceleration
Seminar Video
Thu, Jan 19, 2012, 2:10 PM Kris Sigurdson (University of British Columbia)
Two Tales of the Early Universe
Seminar Video
Mon, Jan 16, 2012, 3:10 PM Kendrick Smith (Princeton)
Constraining the physics of inflation with the CMB
Seminar Video
Thu, Jan 12, 2012, 2:10 PM Andrew MacFadyen (NYU)
The Dynamics and Afterglow Radiation of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Seminar Video
Mon, Jan 09, 2012, 3:10 PM David Merritt (RIT)
Relativistic Stellar Dynamics and EMRIs
Seminar