Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2014
Title Speaker Date
Masquerading Dwarfs -- Possible Evidence for Metal Accretion onto Metal-Poor Main-Sequence Stars Kohei Hattori 22 April 2014
BICEP2: Implications for inflation and Planck Anthony Challinor and George Efstathiou 19 March 2014
What and where is the parent of the Orphan stream? Andy Casey (ANU -> IoA) 5 March 2014
Star formation-driven feedback in the local Universe Claudia Cicone (Cavendish) 5 March 2014
Molecular gas and AGN feedback in brightest cluster galaxies Helen Russell (Durham -> IoA) 26 February 2014
Single Stellar Populations in the Near-Infrared range Sofia Meneses-Goytia (Kapteyn) 26 February 2014
Dynamical evolution of eccentric planets and debris discs Tim Pearce (IoA) 19 February 2014
The three-point phase correlation as a new measure of non-linear clustering Richard Wolstenhulme (IoA) 19 February 2014
Measuring bumpy black holes Chris Moore (IoA) 12 February 2014
Resolving the flow around Black Holes: the impact of gas angular momentum Mike Curtis (IoA) 12 February 2014
A fundamental relation between the metallicity, gas content, and stellar mass of local galaxies Matt Bothwell (Cavendish/KICC) 5 February 2014
Probabilistic identification of brown dwarfs in infrared surveys Sergey Koposov (IoA) 5 February 2014
Characterising high-z star forming galaxies revealed by ALMA Rebecca Williams (Cavendish) 29 January 2014
Probing cosmic motion: new technique with kinetic SZ effect Daisy Mak (IoA/KICC) 29 January 2014
High-Efficiency Lucky Imaging Craig Mackay (IoA) 22 January 2014
Simulating reionisation: from cosmological scales to the past reionisation of galaxies observed today Jonathan Chardin (Strasbourg -> IoA) 22 January 2014
The IoA in 2014 Andy Fabian (IoA) 15 January 2014
2013
Title Speaker Date
Carbon-rich metal-poor stars: witnesses of the first stars Thomas Masseron (Uni Bruxelles -> IoA) 11 December 2013
Empirical galaxy formation models - Constraints and Predictions Ben Moster (MPA -> IoA) 11 December 2013
The Precession of the Sagittarius Stream: Modelling Simon Gibbons (IoA) 4 December 2013
The Precession of the Sagittarius Stream: Observations Vasily Belokurov (IoA) 4 December 2013
Warp propagation in circumbinary discs: a planetary application Stefano Facchini (IoA) 27 November 2013
A Random Walk Through Accreting Black Holes William Alston (Leicester -> IoA) 27 November 2013
The Age of the Milky Way Halo Stars Paula Jofre Pfeil (Obs Bordeaux -> IoA) 20 November 2013
Are TeV blazars heating the IGM? Ewald Puchwein (HITS Heidelberg -> IoA) 20 November 2013
Using stellar streams to probe the galactic potential Adam Bowden (IoA) 13 November 2013
Looking for the missing iron in the core of the Centaurus cluster Electra Panagoulia (IoA) 13 November 2013
Getting stellar parameters and abundances from imperfect spectra Maria Bergemann (MPA -> IoA) 6 November 2013
Investigating the Physics and Environment of Lyman Limit Systems in Cosmological Simulations Denis Erkal (Uni Chicago -> IoA) 6 November 2013
The Reflection Spectrum of Mrk 335: Probing the Event Horizon with NuSTAR Michael Parker (IoA) 30 October 2013