Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

2010
Title Date Speaker
The HERMES project -- reconstructing the ancient Galaxy 6 May 2010 Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Federation Fellow, University of Sydney; Leverhulme Visiting Professor & Merton Fellow, University of Oxford)
Self-regulated evolution of galaxies and supermassive black holes 29 April 2010 Joop Schaye, Leiden University
Galactic Outflows at Redshifts z = 2 -3: Watching `Feedback' in Action. 22 April 2010 Max Pettini, Institute of Astronomy, university of cambridge
Supernovae: Explosions and Dark Energy 4 March 2010 Mark Sullivan, Oxford
The Impact of Nuclear Star Formation on Gas Inflow and AGN Fuelling 25 February 2010 Richard Davies, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Evolution of Massive Galaxies 18 February 2010 Chris Conselice, Nottingham
High-energy particle acceleration in active galaxies 11 February 2010 Martin Hardcastle, Hertfordshire
Star Formation at Very Low Metallicity 4 February 2010 Anne-Katharina Jappsen, Cardiff
Molecules in star- and planet-forming regions: from ice cold to steaming hot 28 January 2010 Ewine van Dishoeck, Leiden
IGM Reionization and 21 cm line observations 21 January 2010 Benedetta Ciardi, MPA-Garching
Galaxies Under the Cosmic Microscope 14 January 2010 Mark Swinbank, Durham University
2009
Title Date Speaker
The Formation of High-Redshift Submillimetre Galaxies  10 December 2009 Desika Narayanan, Harvard
The redshift z=6-9 galaxy population 3 December 2009 Ross McLure, University of Edinburgh
Metals, dust and galaxy formation in the early universe 26 November 2009 Roberto Maiolino, Astronomical Observatory of Rome
Using star clusters to probe the star formation histories of galaxies: problems and solutions 19 November 2009 Nate Bastian, Cambridge IoA
Superstellar clusters and their impact on their host galaxies 12 November 2009 Guillermo Tenorio-Tagle, INAOE, Mexico
Towards an empirical understanding of how galaxies acquire their gas 5 November 2009 Guinevere Kauffmann, MPA-Garching
Weak lensing by large scale structure 29 October 2009 Henk Hoekstra, Leiden
Planet formation: facts, beliefs and predictions 22 October 2009 Phil Armitage, University of Colorado
The importance of kinetic effects in weakly collisional astrophysical plasmas 15 October 2009 Jim Stone, Princeton
The discovery of the Kerr metric 30 July 2009 Roy Kerr, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
The recently discovered Intermittent Radio Pulsars 18 June 2009 Curt Michel, Rice University
Cosmological simulations of the growth of supermassive black holes and feedback from active galactic nuclei 11 June 2009 Craig Booth, Leiden observatory
Clouds, cores, and disks: a potpourri of results from the submillimeter telescopes on Mauna Kea 4 June 2009 Jonathan Williams, Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii
Does the Sun have a subsolar metallicity? 28 May 2009 Martin Asplund, MPA Garching
The structure of (mostly dark) halos 21 May 2009 Prof. Carlos Frenk, University of Durham
Surprises in Near-Field Cosmology 14 May 2009 Rodrigo Ibata, Observatoire de Strasbourg
COSMIC METAL ENRICHMENT 7 May 2009 Andrea Ferrara, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Galactic Archaeology with GCD+ 30 April 2009 Daisuke Kawata, MSSL
The SINS survey: resolved galaxy kinematics at z~2 23 April 2009 Natascha Foerster Schreiber, Max Planck, Garching