Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Galaxies Discussion

2016
Title Date Speaker
Did LIGO detect dark matter? 20 May 2016 Simeon Bird (Johns Hopkins)
A new approach to cosmological simulations of galaxy formation and large scale structure 13 May 2016 Andrew Pontzen (UCL)
Selection bias in dynamically-measured super-massive black hole samples: its consequences and the quest for the most fundamental relation 15 April 2016 Francesco Shankar (Southampton)
The abundance and spatial distribution of ultra-diffuse galaxies in nearby galaxy clusters 1 April 2016 Remco van der Burg (CEA Saclay)
MApping the Most Massive Overdensity Through Hydrogen (MAMMOTH): A New Survey of High-Redshift Protoclusters 4 March 2016 Xiaohui Fan (Steward Observatory)
Gravitational Waves: reviewing the discovery and its implications 19 February 2016 Christopher Moore (IoA)
Gaia Alerts: A flare from stellar tidal disruption 12 February 2016 Morgan Fraser (IoA)
The metal enrichment of the intergalactic medium 5 February 2016 Andrea Pallottini (SNS Pisa and Cavendish)
First results from MaNGA 29 January 2016 Francesco Belfiore (Cavendish)
Interactions between Supermassive Black Holes and Hot Atmospheres in (Early type) Galaxies, Groups, and Clusters 22 January 2016 Bill Forman (Harvard)
Extremely metal poor stars in the Galactic bulge 15 January 2016 Andrew Casey (IoA)
2015
Title Date Speaker
The case for radiation pressure driven outflows 4 December 2015 Andy Fabian (IoA)
Cosmic Dawn and 21-cm Cosmology: From Theoretical Concepts to Monumental Observations 27 November 2015 Rennan Barkana (Tel Aviv)
Properties of dark subhaloes from gaps in tidal streams 20 November 2015 Denis Erkal (IoA)
Resolving the flow around black holes 13 November 2015 Mike Curtis (IoA)
Sterile neutrino dark matter: galaxy formation and other stories 6 November 2015 Mark Lovell (U Amsterdam)
Galaxies growing up: Constant gas mass and thick discs 23 October 2015 Greg Stinson (MPIA Heidelberg)
News from POLARBEAR 16 October 2015 Giulio Fabbian (SISSA)
Evolution of baryons in the high-redshift Universe 9 October 2015 Hamsa Padmanabhan (Pune)
Star Formation around Dusty Quasars at z~2 2 October 2015 Susie Alaghband-Zadeh (IoA)
Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA): Observing the Interstellar Medium and Star Formation in the 20 to 300 micron region 25 September 2015 Eric Becklin (UCLA)
The Milky Way's Biconical Nuclear Wind: Feeding the Fermi Bubbles 4 September 2015 Andrew Fox
Rare Views of Ordinary and Extraordinary Galaxies 31 July 2015 Brenda Frye (Steward)
Cold Dust in High Redshift X-Ray Luminous AGN: A SCUBA-2 View 24 July 2015 Manda Banerji (IoA)
S7 - Probing the physics of AGN through integral field spectroscopy 3 July 2015 Mike Dopita (ANU)
The Kinematic Assembly of Disk Galaxies 26 June 2015 Susan Kassin (STSCI)
The coevolution of galaxies and supermassive black holes 12 June 2015 Timothy Heckman (Johns Hopkins)
Galaxies in the Reionization Era 5 June 2015 Dan Stark (Steward Observatory)
Evidence for a significant contribution of rare bright sources to the ionising UV background at z~ 5.6-5.8 29 May 2015 Jonathan Chardin (IoA)
The Metagalactic Ionizing Background: A crisis in UV photon production 22 May 2015 Mike Shull (U Colorado Boulder)