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 preceeded by tea at 16:00 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 04 February 2015
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Harley Katz (IoA)
Seeding High Redshift QSOs by Collisional Runaway in Primordial Star Clusters
Time: 13:15-13:45
Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre, IoA  [details]
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Laura Keating (IoA)
Probing reionization with QSO near zones
Time: 13:45-14:15
Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre, IoA  [details]

Next Colloquia

Thursday 05 February 2015
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Avishay Gal-Yam, Weizmann Institute
Supernova flash spectroscopy: a new observational window into stellar death
Thursday 12 February 2015
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Andrea Merloni, MPE Garching
eROSITA: a global view of the hot Universe

Next External Talks

Monday 02 February 2015
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Marina Cortes (ROE Edinburgh)
Time comes first - The role of time in quantum gravity and cosmology
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Prof. Nader Haghighipour (University of Hawaii-Manoa)
New developments in modeling formation of Mars and other terrestrial planets; Is giant planet migration necessary?

Upcoming Institute of Astronomy Talks

Wednesday 04 February 2015
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Harley Katz (IoA)
Seeding High Redshift QSOs by Collisional Runaway in Primordial Star Clusters
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Laura Keating (IoA)
Probing reionization with QSO near zones
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Nader Haghighipour (IfA)
Title to be confirmed Room changed
Thursday 05 February 2015
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Avishay Gal-Yam, Weizmann Institute
Supernova flash spectroscopy: a new observational window into stellar death
Friday 06 February 2015
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Bethan James (IoA)
Uncovering Blue Diffuse Dwarf Galaxies
Wednesday 11 February 2015
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Nathalie Degenaar (University of Michigan -> IoA)
Title to be confirmed
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Prashin Jethwa (IoA)
Title to be confirmed
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Philipp Eigmuller (DLR)
Title to be confirmed Note unusual time
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Mareike Godolt (DLR)
Title to be confirmed
Thursday 12 February 2015
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Andrea Merloni, MPE Garching
eROSITA: a global view of the hot Universe
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Upcoming External Talks

Monday 02 February 2015
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Marina Cortes (ROE Edinburgh)
Time comes first - The role of time in quantum gravity and cosmology
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Prof. Nader Haghighipour (University of Hawaii-Manoa)
New developments in modeling formation of Mars and other terrestrial planets; Is giant planet migration necessary?
Tuesday 03 February 2015
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Dr. Robert Teed (DAMTP)
Title to be confirmed
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Raffaella Morganti (ASTRON)
Cold gas outflows and lifecycle of radio galaxies *** Seminar cancelled ***
Series: Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars
Time: 16:30-17:30
Venue: Venue to be confirmed  [details]
Wednesday 04 February 2015
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Tim Hollowood
Light, gravity and fencing off the swampland
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Speaker to be confirmed
Fractionalised excitations in spin ice materials
Friday 06 February 2015
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Ricardo Monteiro (Oxford)
Gravity as gauge theory squared: from amplitudes to black holes
Series: DAMTP Friday GR Seminar
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: Pavilion B Potter Room (B1.19)  [details]
Monday 09 February 2015
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Daniel Figueroa (CERN)
Imprints of the Standard Model in the Sky?
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Dr. Paulo Simoes (University of Glasgow)
Title to be confirmed
Tuesday 10 February 2015
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Beth Biller (Royal Observatory Edinburgh)
Detecting and Characterising Planets with Direct Imaging
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