Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Colloquia

Title Date Speaker
What Can Tidal Disruption Events Teach Us About Black Hole Accretion? 19 February 2015 Mitch Begelman, JILA Colorado
eROSITA: a global view of the hot Universe 12 February 2015 Andrea Merloni, MPE Garching
Supernova flash spectroscopy: a new observational window into stellar death 5 February 2015 Avishay Gal-Yam, Weizmann Institute
CANCELLED - Using our Galactic center supermassive black hole Sgr A* as a testbed for theories of accretion 29 January 2015 Sera Markoff, University of Amsterdam
Connecting the cosmic web to Galaxy morphology 22 January 2015 Christophe Pichon, IAP
Overview of Planck 2014 Cosmological Results **Note Change of Date** 16 January 2015 George Efstathiou, IoA
Title Date Speaker
Surveying the M31 system 27 November 2014 Mike Irwin (IoA)
Examining Galaxy Formation and Evolution with the Milky Way and its Massive Satellites 20 November 2014 David Nidever (Michigan)
Astronomy in the era of the LSST: understanding our universe a bit at a time 13 November 2014 Andrew Connolly (Univ of Washington)
Star Formation Across Space 6 November 2014 Daniela Calzetti (Univ of Massachusetts)
Active Galaxies in Cosmic X-ray Surveys: The Ecology of Distant AGNs 30 October 2014 David Alexander (Durham)
White Dwarfs in Binary Stars 23 October 2014 Tom Marsh (Warwick)
Finding the first galaxies with a magnifying GLASS 16 October 2014 Tommaso Treu (UCLA)
Lyman Continuum Leakage in the Local Universe 9 October 2014 Claus Leitherer (STSCi)
Exoplanets from WASP to PLATO 12 June 2014 Don Pollacco (University of Warwick)
New Horizons to the Pluto System: Exploring the Frontier of our Solar System 9 June 2014 Alan Stern (Southwest Research Institute)
Gaia 5 June 2014 Gerry Gilmore & Floor van Leeuwen (IoA)
Dark Matter 29 May 2014 Gianfranco Bertone (University of Amsterdam)
The balance of power: accretion and outflow in black holes and neutron stars 22 May 2014 Rob Fender (Oxford)
Science Highlights from the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR): Bringing the High Energy Universe into Focus 15 May 2014 Fiona Harrison (IoA/Caltech)
The Astrophysics of Stellar Clusters 8 May 2014 Melvyn Davies (Lund Observatory)
Athena 1 May 2014 Paul Nandra (MPE)
Where's the Matter? (Tails from the Milky Way's destructive past) 24 April 2014 Kathryn Johnston (Columbia)
Growth spurting baby galaxies 13 March 2014 Sadegh Khochfar (Edinburgh)
Constraining Globular Clusters Formation through studies of young massive star clusters 6 March 2014 Nate Bastian (Liverpool John Moores)
Finding extraterrestrial life using ground-based high-dispersion spectroscopy 27 February 2014 Ignas Snellen (Leiden)
Delivering transformational science with the SKA 20 February 2014 Paul Alexander (Battcock)
MHD turbulence and state changes in compact X-ray sources 6 February 2014 Steve Balbus (Oxford)
Nucleosynthesis yields and chemodynamical simulations of galaxies 30 January 2014 Chiaki Kobayashi (Herts)
X-Ray Telescopes - Optics design and technology 23 January 2014 Dick Willingale (Leicester)