Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2010
Title Speaker Date
Probing the epoch of reionization with the 21cm line Jonathan Pritchard (CfA) 15 December 2010
High Resolution Numerical Analysis of Quasar Microlensing Hugh Garsden (University of Sydney) 8 December 2010
Measurements of the UV background at 4.6 < z < 6.4 using the quasar proximity effect Alex Calverley (IoA) 8 December 2010
Looking for intermediate-mass black holes with the Einstein Telescope Eliu Huerta (IoA) 1 December 2010
A possible solution to the alpha/Fe-sigma problem in early type galaxies within a hierarchical galaxy formation model Francesco Calura (University of Central Lancashire) 1 December 2010
Constraining the tilted Universe Yin-Zhe Ma (IoA) 24 November 2010
A search for rocky planets around cool stars Jayne Birkby (IoA) 24 November 2010
Title to be confirmed Warrick Ball (IoA) 17 November 2010
Mismatch and Misalignment: Dark Haloes and Satellites of Disc Galaxies Alis Deason (IoA) 10 November 2010
AGN feedback in clusters of galaxies Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (IoA) 10 November 2010
CO Spectral Line Energy Distributions of ULIRGs and AGN: a view of the things to come in the age of ALMA Padelis Papadopoulos (Bonn) 4 November 2010
Molecular Gas, CO, and Star Formation in Galaxies: Emergent Empirical Relations, Feedback, and the Evolution of Very Gas-Rich Systems Padelis Papadopoulos (Bonn) 3 November 2010
Towards a unified model of stellar rotation Adrian Potter (IoA) 3 November 2010
The search for the lowest metallicity stars in dwarf galaxies Else Starkenburg (Groningen) 27 October 2010
Constraining cosmology with redshift space distortions Juliana Kwan (Sydney) 27 October 2010
Probing Population III Nucleosynthesis Ryan Cooke (IoA) 20 October 2010
Intermediate temperature gas in brightest cluster galaxies Becky Canning (IoA) 20 October 2010
Crustal cooling in neutron stars Ed Cackett (IoA) 13 October 2010
Gamma-ray Burst Host Galaxies with GROND: an alternative insight into galaxy evolution Aybüke Küpcü Yoldaş (IoA) 6 October 2010
Mergers and Ejections of Black Holes in Globular Clusters Sverre Aarseth (IoA) 30 September 2010
A Novel Lya Forest Statistic and Constraints on the IGM Khee-Gan Lee (Princeton) 29 September 2010
The FLAMES Tarantula Survey of Massive Stars Vincent Henault-Brunet (Edinburgh) 22 September 2010
The SDSS-3: Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) - Early Results from Year One Observations Nic Ross (LBL) 22 September 2010
Balancing the Budget: Albedo and Heat Redistribution on Hot Jupiters Nick Cowan (U Washington) 15 September 2010
Brilliant Simulations of Dwarf Galaxies Fabio Governato (Washington) 8 September 2010
Ultra-luminous X-ray sources - The missing link? Matt Middleton (Durham) 1 September 2010
Eccentricity and Inclination Excitation in Exoplanets Matthew Payne (Florida) 1 September 2010
The Stellar Halos of the Milky Way as seen by SDSS Daniela Carollo (ANU) 25 August 2010
The Merger Times of High Redshift Dark Matter Halos Thomas McCavana (Sydney) 25 August 2010
Spinning Galaxies and Large Scale Structure \Holly Trowland (Sydney) 12 August 2010