Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

2010
Title Date Speaker
Feedback, winds and galaxy evolution 11 November 2010 Matt Lehnert, Observatoire de Paris, Meudon
Galaxy formation from a computational perspective 4 November 2010 Romain Teyssier, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Zurich
Quasars Probing Quasars: Thinking Outside of the Grid 28 October 2010 Joseph F. Hennawi, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg
The Past, Present, and Future of Supernova Cosmology 21 October 2010 Robert Kirshner, Harvard
Cosmology with the Galaxy 14 October 2010 Amina Helmi, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
Galaxy evolution in our own backyard: The view with the Pan-Andromeda Archeological Survey 7 October 2010 Geraint Lewis, U. Sydney
The Cosmic origins Spectrograph on HST: New IGM Results including Baryon Census 16 September 2010 John Stocke (Colorado)
New observational tests of the LCDM (with pesky baryons) paradigm 2 September 2010 Tommaso Treu, University of California Santa Barbara
The Herschel ATLAS 10 June 2010 Steve Eales, Cardiff
ULTRACAM observations of binary stars 3 June 2010 Tom R. Marsh, University of Warwick
Origins of Stars, Planets, and Life; Galactic and Infrared Astronomy 27 May 2010 Michael Meyer, ETH Hoenggerberg, Zurich
A Physical Treatment of AGN Feedback 20 May 2010 Jeremiah Ostriker, Princeton
Radiation feedback in high and low mass star and planet formation 13 May 2010 Barbara Ercolano, IoA, Cambridge
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