Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2009
Title Speaker Date
Shocks and Turbulence in (Simulated) Galaxy Clusters: Thermal and Non Thermal Features Franco Vazza (Bologna) 2 December 2009
Galaxy mergers and star cluster populations Diederik Kruijssen (Utrecht) 25 November 2009
On the redshift evolution of the BH-galaxy scaling relations: new results from the zCOSMOS survey Andrea Merloni (MPE, Garching) 11 November 2009
Looking towards the next generation of multi-wavelength galaxy surveys Manda Banerji (IoA) 4 November 2009
Debris disc stirring Alexander Mustill (IoA) 28 October 2009
Cosmological Constant as a Manifestation of the Hierarchy Pisin Chen (LeCosPA, Taiwan and KIPAC, Stanford) 21 October 2009
Colliding galaxies and the rapid assembly of clouds into superstar cluster building blocks Guillermo Tenorio-Tagle (INAOE, Mexico) 14 October 2009
Mass Segregation in Clusters on Very Short Timescales Richard Allison (University of Sheffield) 14 October 2009
The Giant Magellan Telescope Wendy Freedman (OCIW) 7 October 2009
GALEX: Galaxy Evolution EXplorer Satellite Barry Madore (OCIW) 7 October 2009
Consistency of the rapid decay phase with high latitude emission in GRBs Franck Genet (Hertfordshire) 23 September 2009
Warped and Twisted Discs Rebecca Martin (IoA) 23 September 2009
Asteroseismology of subdwarf B stars Haili Hu (IoA) 9 September 2009
The Mismatch of Galaxy Merger Predictions vs. Observations and its Implications Christopher Conselice (University of Nottingham) 12 August 2009
Hanny's Voorwerp - is the nearest quasar recently dead or in hiding? William Keel (University of Alabama) 12 August 2009
Dynamical analysis of streams in the Galactic halo Shoko Jin (Heidelberg) 5 August 2009
Does the Universe Accelerate Equally in all Directions? Ryan Cooke (IoA) 5 August 2009
How Common are Extrasolar Late Heavy Bombardments? Mark Booth (IoA) 29 July 2009
New surveys and transients - an explosion in diversity Stephen Smartt (Belfast) 29 July 2009
X-ray Driven Photoevaporation of Protoplanetary Discs James Owen (IoA) 22 July 2009
Filament Detection Using Gravitational Lensing James Mead (IoA) 22 July 2009
The UV Luminosity Function and Dust Properties of Typical Star-Forming Galaxies at z~2-3. Naveen Reddy (NOAO) 15 July 2009
Young Galaxies in the Young Universe Dawn Erb (UCSB) 15 July 2009
The evolution of galaxies in groups since z ~ 0.5: New results from GEECs Sean McGee, University of Waterloo 13 July 2009
A new class of adiabatic Unified Dark Matter models Oliver Piattella (Portsmouth) 8 July 2009
Exploring the dark sector with Milky Way substructure Piero Madau (UCO Lick) 8 July 2009
Title to be confirmed Tarun Souradeep (IUCAA) 1 July 2009
The contribution of the cosmological constant to the bending of light: how it might affect lensing Wolfgang Rindler (UT Dallas) 25 June 2009
Measuring the Frequency and Composition of Extrasolar Minor Planets Jay Farihi (Leicester) 24 June 2009
The kinematics of extended gaseous halos of galaxies: beyond 25 kpc Glenn Kacprzak (Swinburne) 17 June 2009