Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

2012
Title Date Speaker
Exploring early galaxy evolution with gamma-ray bursts 29 November 2012 Nial Tanvir (Leicester)
How Supermassive Black Holes Affect Their Host Galaxies 22 November 2012 Andrew King (Leicester)
Assume Dark Matter exists. How big is the smallest halo? 15 November 2012 Vasily Belokurov (IoA)
Populating our Universe after inflation 1 November 2012 Mustafa Amin (MIT -> IoA)
A deep look into AGN: accretion and outflow of gas in Mrk 509 25 October 2012 Jelle Kaastra (SRON)
Galaxy formation on a moving mesh 18 October 2012 Debora Sijacki (CfA -> IoA)
Galaxy Formation at its Most Active Phase: streams from the cosmic web, violent disk instability, blue and red nuggets, and black-hole growth 11 October 2012 Avishai Dekel (Racah Institute of Physics)
Dwarf galaxies, and star clusters old and not so old - exploring the links 4 October 2012 Gary Da Costa (Australian National University)
Portraits of other worlds on a red background: Characterising transiting exoplanets in the presence of stellar activity and correlated noise 14 June 2012 Suzanne Aigrain (Oxford)
The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae 7 June 2012 Philipp Podsiadlowski (Oxford)
Supernova Cosmology 31 May 2012 Reynald Pain, IN2P3, Paris
Probing the Metal Content and Star-Formation Efficiency of Neutral Gas at High Redshifts 24 May 2012 Art Wolfe, UC San Diego
Feedback from Accreting Black Holes: The Importance of Momentum Driving 17 May 2012 Jeremiah Ostriker, Princeton
The disks of dawn: setting the stage for the formation of planetary systems 10 May 2012 Leonardo Testi (ESO)
Chaos, order and triggered star formation due to AGN feedback in the Milky Way and quasars 3 May 2012 Sergei Nayakshin, Leicester
The origin of OB runaways and the Astronomical Multipurpose Software Environment 15 March 2012 Simon Portegies Zwart (Leiden)
Constraints on the neutron star EoS and black hole formation from the Galactic Bulge Survey 1 March 2012 Peter Jonker, SRON, Netherlands
Galaxy growth in 1 and 2D: 1st results from the CALIFA survey 23 February 2012 Roberto Cid Fernandes (UFSC, Brazil & IAA, Spain)
The ISM of high redshift galaxies 16 February 2012 Patrick Petitjean, IAP
Massive Stars - From the VLT to the E-ELT 9 February 2012 Chris Evans (ATC, Edinburgh)
Massive Molecular Outflows and Negative Feedback in Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies 2 February 2012 Eckhard Sturm, MPE
A molecular deep field 26 January 2012 Chris Carilli, NRAO
From the first stars to the first galaxies 19 January 2012 Michele Trenti, KICC
2011
Title Date Speaker
Tuning stellar cores from gravity modes detected in CoRoT and Kepler data of various types of stars 1 December 2011 Conny Aerts, Leuven
Decoding black hole variability 24 November 2011 Phil Uttley (University of Southampton, University of Amsterdam)
Star clusters: links between stellar and galactic astrophysics 17 November 2011 Søren S. Larsen, Utrecht University
Young star clusters near the Galactic centre - their orbital motion and mysterious formation 27 October 2011 Andrea Stolte, Bonn
Core-collapse supernovae: progenitors and dust production 20 October 2011 Rubina Kotak, Queen's University Belfast
Mapping the Universe with Lensing and Spectroscopic Redshift Surveys 13 October 2011 Jean-Paul Kneib, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille
The most metal-poor stars in the Milky Way and its dwarf galaxy satellites 6 October 2011 John Norris, The Australian National University