Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2010
Title Speaker Date
The Multi-Epoch Nearby Cluster Survey: intracluster supernovae and the cluster SN Ia rate at z~0.1 David Sand (Harvard) 9 June 2010
A Search for Very Old Stars Jayant Narlikar (IUCAA) 2 June 2010
Post-main sequence evolution of debris discs Amy Bonsor (IoA) 2 June 2010
The UV properties of z>7 galaxies revealed by WFC3 Steve Wilkins (Oxford) 26 May 2010
Forming early-type galaxies in LambdaCDM simulations Peter Johansson (Munich) 19 May 2010
Galactic Archaeology with the Sagittarius Stellar Tidal Stream David Law (UCLA) 12 May 2010
Modelling star formation in the Antennae Simon Karl (Munich Observatory) 5 May 2010
Reconstructing Dark Energy Arman Shafieloo (Oxford) 28 April 2010
UM 673: A Unique System to Study the Properties of Damped Lyman-alpha Systems Ryan Cooke (IoA) 28 April 2010
Galactic Archaeology with Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in the Halo Takuma Suda (Keele) 31 March 2010
Probing massive black hole binaries with pulsar timing arrays Alberto Sesana (Albert Einstein Institute) 24 March 2010
First light science with the E-ELT: the HARMONI integral field spectrograph Niranjan Thatte (Oxford) 24 March 2010
Are there Magnetars among Long-period X-ray Pulsars? Nazar Ikhsanov (NASA/Marshall) 18 March 2010
ING's plans for the William Herschel Telescope Marc Balcells (Director, ING) 8 March 2010
Star clusters and galaxies, a common origin? Mark Gieles (IoA) 3 March 2010
Field Notes Matthew Applegate (digital composer Pixelh8, IoA) 24 February 2010
High Contrast Studies of Nearby Stars with Project 1640 Neil Zimmerman (AMNH) 17 February 2010
Comparative Exoplanetary Science Ben Oppenheimer (AMNH) 17 February 2010
Astronomy by any other name: a short discussion on astronomical ideas and endangered languages Melanie Challenger (IoA artist in residence) 10 February 2010
Gas and dust in the Local Group galaxies and beyond Mikako Matsuura (UCL) 10 February 2010
Dusty Quasar Absorbers and GRBs Jonathan Budzynski (IoA) 3 February 2010
From the Micro to the Macro: The Paintings of Mark Francis Mark Francis (IoA Artist in Residence) 3 February 2010
Ecology of galaxy stellar populations in the local Universe Anna Gallazzi (MPIA Heidelberg) 27 January 2010
Tracing the Star-Formation Density Relation to High Redshift Ryan Quadri (Leiden) 27 January 2010
Dwarf galaxies: Nature and Nurture Till Sawala (MPA) 20 January 2010
Massive stars and the dynamics of very young star clusters Nickolas Moeckel (IoA) 13 January 2010
2009
Title Speaker Date
Survey science with the Australian SKA pathfinder Brian Boyle (ATNF) 15 December 2009
Making extrasolar planets in young stellar clusters Daniel Malmberg (Lund) 9 December 2009
Multi-wavelength Studies of Galaxy Clusters and Their Use as Cosmological Probes Doron Lemze (Tel Aviv) 9 December 2009
Cosmic Flows on 100 Mpc/h Scales: Standardized Minimum Variance bulk flow, shear and octupole moments Hume Feldman (Kansas) 2 December 2009