Institute of Astronomy

Upcoming Astronomy Talks

Institute of Astronomy Seminars take place each Wednesday in the Sackler Lecture Theatre and are preceeded by a bread and cheese lunch in the Hoyle Foyer at 12:30. IoA Colloquia take place each Thursday during Full Term in the Sackler Lecture Theatre and are preceded by tea at 15:30 and followed by a wine reception in the Hoyle Foyer. Joint Colloquia with the Cavendish Astrophysics group are on a Tuesday or Thursday.

Talks Archive

The Institute keeps an archive of previous talks at the IoA.


Additional Talks Information

Next Wednesday Seminars

Wednesday 01 June 2016
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Rik van Lieshout
The dusty tail of disintegrating exoplanet KIC 12557548b
Time: 13:15-13:45
Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre, IoA  [details]
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Alberto Rorai
The Temperature of the Emptiest Regions of the Universe
Time: 13:45-14:15
Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre, IoA  [details]

Next Colloquia

Thursday 02 June 2016
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George Efstathiou (IoA, Cambridge)
Planck and the Optical Depth to Reionization
Thursday 09 June 2016
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David Valls-Gabaud (Observatoire de Paris)
The controversy on the distance to the Pleiades

Next External Talks

Tuesday 31 May 2016
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Sascha Quanz (ETH, Zurich)
Direct detection and characterisation of extra-solar planets
Wednesday 01 June 2016
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Paul Ginsparg (Cornell)
Adventures in Little Data

Upcoming Institute of Astronomy Talks

Wednesday 01 June 2016
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Rik van Lieshout
The dusty tail of disintegrating exoplanet KIC 12557548b
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Alberto Rorai
The Temperature of the Emptiest Regions of the Universe
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David Martin (Geneva)
The (evolving) story of circumbinary planets - real life Tatooines
Thursday 02 June 2016
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George Efstathiou (IoA, Cambridge)
Planck and the Optical Depth to Reionization
Wednesday 08 June 2016
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Farzana Meru
Title to be confirmed
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Ali Dariush
Title to be confirmed
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David Armstrong (Warwick)
The K2 Satellite: Planets, Stars and Systematics
Thursday 09 June 2016
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David Valls-Gabaud (Observatoire de Paris)
The controversy on the distance to the Pleiades
Friday 10 June 2016
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James Aird (IoA)
Constraining the distribution of AGN accretion rates across the galaxy population
Wednesday 15 June 2016
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Cosimo Inserra (Queen's Belfast)
Title to be confirmed
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Upcoming External Talks

Tuesday 31 May 2016
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Sascha Quanz (ETH, Zurich)
Direct detection and characterisation of extra-solar planets
Wednesday 01 June 2016
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Paul Ginsparg (Cornell)
Adventures in Little Data
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David Martin (Geneva)
The (evolving) story of circumbinary planets - real life Tatooines
Friday 03 June 2016
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Garrett Goon (DAMTP)
Title to be confirmed
Series: DAMTP Friday GR Seminar
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: Pavilion B Potter Room (B1.19)  [details]
Monday 06 June 2016
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Mafalda Dias (DESY)
Title to be confirmed
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Dr. Robert Shore (BAS)
A decomposition of northern polar external magnetic fields using the method of Empirical Orthogonal Functions
Tuesday 07 June 2016
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Dr. Yufeng Lin (University of Cambridge)
Spin-orbit misalignments and tidal interactions
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Alexandre Correia (Department of Physics, University of Aveiro)
Improving our knowledge on planetary systems using dynamics
Wednesday 08 June 2016
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David Armstrong (Warwick)
The K2 Satellite: Planets, Stars and Systematics
Wednesday 03 August 2016
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Siyi Xu (UCLA)
White Dwarf Planetary Systems
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