Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2012
Title Speaker Date
Type Ia supernovae: Explosions and Progenitors Wolfgang Kerzendorf (U. Toronto) 19 September 2012
First science with SAMI: a serendipitous discovery of a galactic wind James Allen (Sydney) 19 September 2012
Self-consistent models of quasi-relaxed rotating stellar systems Anna-Lisa Varri (Milan) 29 August 2012
Using gravitational lensing flexions to constrain dark matter halo shapes and profiles Shude Mao (Manchester & NAOC) 8 August 2012
Made-to-measure galaxy models - Modelling with Milky Way observations Richard Long (Manchester & NAOC) 1 August 2012
A Lack of Dark Matter in the Solar Neighbourhood? Martin Smith (KIAA) 1 August 2012
LOFAR: Recent progress and first results John McKean 25 July 2012
Testing LCDM with Substructure Lensing Simona Vegetti 25 July 2012
Velocity measurements of the X-ray coolest gas in galaxy clusters Jeremy Sanders (IoA) 18 July 2012
The Regulation of Black Hole Winds and Jets Across the Mass Scale Ashley King (Michigan) 4 July 2012
The most massive black holes in Brightest Cluster Galaxies Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (IoA) 4 July 2012
CMB Lensing Measurements with ACT and ACTPol Blake Sherwin (Princeton) 27 June 2012
AU-scale structure of a protoplanetary disc, and challenges in detecting it Olja Panic (IoA) 13 June 2012
Herschel images of 61 Vir: the prevalence of debris in low-mass planet systems Mark Wyatt (IoA) 13 June 2012
Growth of Planetesimal Belts Andrew Shannon (IoA) 6 June 2012
Milestones in Spacetime: Double Neutron-Star Binaries as Gravitational-Wave Standard Sirens Steve Taylor (IoA) 6 June 2012
When worlds collide: debris from terrestrial planet formation Alan Jackson (IoA) 30 May 2012
Revisiting dynamos in massive stars Adrian Potter (IoA) 30 May 2012
The hot Jupiter WTS-2 b: Too close for comfort? Jayne Birkby (Leiden) 23 May 2012
The curiously cold dark matter halos of Andromeda dwarf spheroidals Michelle Collins (MPIA) 23 May 2012
Constraining Intermediate Mass Black Holes with Cosmological Microlensing Katie Mack (IoA) 16 May 2012
Uncovering CMB B-modes with Planck Christopher Crowe (IoA) 16 May 2012
Constraining the dark energy equation of state with double source plane strong lenses Tom Collett (IoA) 9 May 2012
Spider, AMI, Planck: The latest in CMB B-modes and SZ Carrie MacTavish 9 May 2012
WTS: A near-infrared transit survey Gabor Kovacs (IoA) 2 May 2012
Extreme-mass-ratio binaries: Modelling and test of Chern-Simons Modified Gravity Priscilla Canizares (IoA) 2 May 2012
Neutrinos and Other Dark Lights: Cosmological Constraints Lloyd Knox (UC Davis) 25 April 2012
Angular Momentum and Galaxy Formation Revisited Aaron Romanowsky (UC Santa Cruz) 25 April 2012
Resolving the Dust: Results From the DEBRIS Survey Mark Booth 14 March 2012
Balloon Born submm-wave telescopes Barth Netterfield (Toronto) 14 March 2012