Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

Title Date Speaker
A Tale of Two Epochs: Galaxy Formation at z=6 and Today 5 May 2011 Ben Oppenheimer, Leiden
The GOODS-Herschel view on Main Sequence galaxies, compact starbursts and buried AGNs 28 April 2011 David Elbaz, CEA Saclay, Service d'Astrophysique
Star Formation: Now and Then 17 March 2011 Ralf Klessen, Heidelberg ITA
Collective Origin of Spiral Structure in Disk Galaxies 3 March 2011 Lars Hernquist, Harvard
Probing the Epoch of Reionization with Lyman Alpha Emitting Galaxies 24 February 2011 Mark Dijkstra, MPA, Garching
Structure and evolution of exoplanets: from super-Earths to super-Jupiters 17 February 2011 Isabelle Baraffe, University of Exeter
CLUES: Constrained Local UniversE Simulations 10 February 2011 Alexander Knebe, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
HerMES 3 February 2011 Seb Oliver, U.Sussex
Dissecting Galaxies with the Brightest Stars in the Universe 27 January 2011 Rolf Kudritzki, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Manoa
The evolution of starburst galaxies 20 January 2011 Vivienne Wild (Edinburgh IfA)
Title Date Speaker
Dynamics of the Asteroid Belt 2 December 2010 Stan Dermott, University of Florida
The skeleton: connecting galaxy formation to large scale structures 18 November 2010 Christophe Pichon, Institut d'astrophysique de Paris/ Leverhulme visiting professor (Oxford)
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