Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Galaxies Discussion

2013
Title Date Speaker
The evolution of the dust and gas content of galaxies 5 July 2013 Roberto Maiolino (Cavendish)
The dark matter crisis: problems with the current standard model of cosmology and steps towards an improved model 21 June 2013 Pavel Kroupa (Bonn)
Revealing (negative) AGN feedback through broad wings of CO emission lines 14 June 2013 Claudia Cicone (Cavendish)
Strong Lensing as a Cosmological Probe: Obstacles and Solutions 7 June 2013 Thomas Collett (IoA)
Forming massive seed black holes by direct collapse 31 May 2013 John Regan (IoA)
Simulations of damped Lyman-alpha systems 24 May 2013 Simeon Bird (Princeton)
Cold dark matter: cusps and cores 17 May 2013 Andrew Pontzen (Oxford)
Cancelled -- A fundamental relation between the metallicity, gas content, and stellar mass of local galaxiesCancelled -- Cancelled 10 May 2013 Matthew Bothwell (Cavendish)
Nearby Galaxies as Revealed by the Herschel Space Observatory 19 April 2013 Rob Kennicutt (IoA)
First cosmology results from Planck 22 March 2013 George Efstathiou, Anthony Challinor and Paul Shellard
JWST and MOONS: the future of multi-object NIR spectroscopy 15 March 2013 Roberto Maiolino (Cavendish)
The Lyman break analogue Haro 11: spatially resolved chemodynamics with VLT FLAMES 8 March 2013 Bethan James (IoA)
The final parsec problem 1 March 2013 Simon Karl (IoA)
What is up in the Milky Way 22 February 2013 Victor Debattista
Illuminating the Dark Universe with quasar-induced Ly-alpha emission 15 February 2013 Sebastiano Cantalupo (UC Santa Cruz)
First extra-galactic results from ALMA 8 February 2013 Jeff Wagg (Cavendish)
Progress with strong lenses from CASSOWARY 1 February 2013 Vasily Belokurov and Matt Auger (IoA)
A vast, thin plane of corotating dwarf galaxies orbiting the Andromeda galaxy 25 January 2013 Mike Irwin (IoA)
The ultra-massive black hole candidate in NC1277: X-ray emission and implications 18 January 2013 Andy Fabian and Martin Haehnelt (IoA)
2012
Title Date Speaker
Cosmological Zoom-In Simulations: Connecting the Dark and Light Side of Galaxy Formation 14 December 2012 Piero Madau, UC Santa Cruz
astro-ph discussion: CLASH: Three Strongly Lensed Images of a Candidate z ~ 11 Galaxy (http://arxiv.org/abs/1211.3663) 7 December 2012 Richard McMahon and Michele Trenti, IoA
Finding the Remains of Murdered Haloes and Galaxies: The Streams Going Notts Comparison Study 30 November 2012 Pascal Elahi, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
Bootes 1 - Measuring very early chemical evolution, and (almost) the first stars 23 November 2012 Gerry Gilmore (Institute of Astronomy)
Lensed Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies and Dark Matter Substructure 16 November 2012 Yashar Hezaveh
Lackner and Gunn: The effect of Environment on Discs and Bulges (2012arXiv1210.4556) 2 November 2012 Astroph discussion led by Yingjie Peng (Cavendish Astrophysics)
The coupling between the core/cusp and missing satellite problems 26 October 2012 Sergey Koposov (University of Cambridge)
Blindly Measuring the Hubble Constant 19 October 2012 Matt Auger
The rapid demise of Lyman-alpha emitters at the tail end of the Epoch of Reionization 12 October 2012 Martin Haehnelt (IoA)
99% Invisible: Uncovering the dusty galaxies which lie beneath the confusion noise floor 5 October 2012 Marco Viero (JPL)
The Large-Scale Correlation of the Lya Forest and DLAs from BOSS 28 September 2012 Jordi Miralda-Escude