Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

2021
Title Date Speaker
New results on galaxy clusters from the eROSITA early data release 17 June 2021 Jeremy Sanders (MPE)
Information-theoretic problems in astrophysics. 10 June 2021 David Hogg (Flatiron)
Dwarf galaxy archaeology: Answering big questions with tiny galaxies 3 June 2021 Anna Frebel (MIT)
Bridging Galaxy Evolution Across Cosmic Time With the CLASSY Survey 27 May 2021 Danielle Berg (UT Austin)
Exploring Planets Orbiting Nearby Stars 20 May 2021 Courtney Dressing (Berkeley)
SDSS-V: Pioneering Panoptic Spectroscopy 6 May 2021 Juna Kollmeier (Carnegie)
The Ongoing Hunt for Supermassive Black Hole Binaries 29 April 2021 Jessie Runnoe (Vanderbilt)
The story of our Galaxy, as told by Gaia 18 March 2021 Payel Das (Surrey)
Uncovering the Epoch of Reionization 11 March 2021 Emma Chapman (Imperial)
Diving into the stars with space-based asteroseismology 4 March 2021 Margarida Cunha (Porto)
A New Method of Determining Black Hole Spin and Accretion Disk Properties for Supermassive and Stellar-mass Black Holes 25 February 2021 Ruth Daly (Penn State)
The MOSFIRE Deep Evolution Field (MOSDEF) Survey: A Detailed Census of the Physics of Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe 18 February 2021 Alice Shapley (UCLA)
Extragalactic Fast X-ray Transients 11 February 2021 Franz Bauer (PUC, Chile)
Opening the Infrared Treasure Chest with JWST 4 February 2021 John Mather (NASA/GSFC)
Exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life 21 January 2021 Ignas Snellen (Leiden)
2020
Title Date Speaker
A NICER view of neutron stars 3 December 2020 Anna Watts (Amsterdam)
A Modern View of Quasars in the LSST Era 26 November 2020 Gordon Richards (Drexel, Philadelphia)
A Tale of Circumgalactic Gas: Large and Small scales 12 November 2020 Rongmon Bordoloi
Highlights from the dawn of million-star spectroscopy 5 November 2020 Karin Lind (Stockholm)
Welcome to the era of fast radio burst “cosmology”! 29 October 2020 Matt McQuinn (Washington)
Unveiling the high redshift Universe with deep spectroscopy 22 October 2020 Laura Pentericci (INAF - Rome)
The Perseus Cluster of Galaxies 8 October 2020 Andy Fabian (Cambridge)
Disks and Dynamics of Protoplanetary Systems 11 June 2020 Ian Czekala (Berkeley)
Absorption and accretion properties of local Active Galactic Nuclei 28 May 2020 Claudio Ricci (UDP, Chile)
Mapping the hot Universe: the first six months of operations of eROSITA on SRG 21 May 2020 Andrea Merloni (MPE)
The Obscured Universe: from Peak Star-Formation to Reionization 14 May 2020 Caitlin Casey (Univerity of Texas)
The Next Frontier of Low-Mass Galaxy Formation 7 May 2020 Dan Weisz (Berkeley)
Uncovering the nature of dark matter with stellar streams in the Milky Way 30 April 2020 Ana Bonaca (Harvard)
Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Model with X-ray Studies of Galaxy Clusters 23 April 2020 Prof. Christopher Reynolds (IoA)
Down the Dusty Road -- Gems from Large (sub-)millimetre Surveys 5 March 2020 Thomas Greve, University College London (UCL)