Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2013
Title Speaker Date
Structure of the inner Milky Way through its red population Carlos Gonzalez (Alicante -> IoA) 10 April 2013
Planetary nebulae after common-envelope phases initiated by low-mass red giants Phil Hall (IoA) 6 March 2013
Angular momentum evolution in low-mass stars: a fresh look Subu Mohanty (Imperial) 6 March 2013
The emission of compact jets powered by internal shocks Julien Malzac (IRAP, Toulouse) 27 February 2013
AGN Feedback-driven Star Formation in Galaxies Wako Ishibashi (IoA) 27 February 2013
Weighing the evidence for a gravitational-wave background Steve Taylor (IoA) 20 February 2013
Classifying and Parametrising Gaia Transients Nadia Blagorodnova (IoA) 20 February 2013
Planet-disc interactions and the diversity of orbital period ratios in Kepler's multi-planetary systems Clément Baruteau (DAMTP) 13 February 2013
The motion of spinning test particles Robert Cole (IoA) 13 February 2013
Galactic morphology and evolution through X-ray spectroscopy of the (diffuse) interstellar medium Ciro Pinto (SRON -> IoA) 6 February 2013
Debris disks and planets, and vice versa Grant Kennedy (IoA) 6 February 2013
The AOLI project - Adaptive Optics and Lucky Imaging on the William Herschel Telescope David King (IoA) 30 January 2013
High sensitivity wavefront sensing for the AOLI Project Jonathan Crass (IoA) 30 January 2013
Lapses of light and thought Melanie Challenger (Artist Associate Programme) 23 January 2013
The N158-N159-N160 LMC star forming complex observed with Spitzer, Herschel and LABOCA Maud Galametz (IoA) 23 January 2013
Constraints on protoplanetary disk turbulence from radiative transfer models Gijs D. Mulders (University of Amsterdam) 16 January 2013
A 10,000 star spectroscopic survey of the Thick Disk-Halo Interface Apoorva Jayaraman (IoA) 16 January 2013
2012
Title Speaker Date
Spatially resolved dust properties in CALIFA galaxies Natalia Vale Asari (IoA) 12 December 2012
Radioactivity in the early Solar System and the birth environment of the Sun Maria Lugaro (Monash) 12 December 2012
The AMBRE Project: Galactic Archaeology with the ESO archive Clare Worley (Nice -> IoA) 5 December 2012
Resolved star forming region populations in nearby galaxies Maciej Hermanowicz (IoA) 5 December 2012
The origins of stellar clustering Diederik Kruijssen (MPA Garching) 28 November 2012
Fingerprints of Intermediate Mass Black Holes in Star Clusters: mass segregation and energy equipartition Michele Trenti (IoA) 28 November 2012
Sculptor, Fornax, and Their Dark Matter Cores Adriano Agnello (IoA) 21 November 2012
The Orbital Inclinations of Binary Millisecond Pulsars Sarah Smedley (IoA) 21 November 2012
The Formation and Evolution of Cluster Centrals in LCDM from z=2 to z=0 Chervin Laporte (MPA, Garching) 14 November 2012
The Periodic Spectroscopic Variability of FU Orionis Stacie Powell (IoA) 14 November 2012
Herschel-ATLAS: Characteristics of dusty passive galaxies Ali Dariush, IoA Cambridge 7 November 2012
Revealing the innermost regions of AGN with X-ray reverberation lags Erin Kara, IoA Cambridge 7 November 2012
Near-pristine gas at intermediate redshifts: a window on early nucleosynthesis Max Pettini (IoA) 31 October 2012