Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Galaxies Discussion

Title Date Speaker
The final parsec problem 1 March 2013 Simon Karl (IoA)
What is up in the Milky Way 22 February 2013 Victor Debattista
Illuminating the Dark Universe with quasar-induced Ly-alpha emission 15 February 2013 Sebastiano Cantalupo (UC Santa Cruz)
First extra-galactic results from ALMA 8 February 2013 Jeff Wagg (Cavendish)
Progress with strong lenses from CASSOWARY 1 February 2013 Vasily Belokurov and Matt Auger (IoA)
A vast, thin plane of corotating dwarf galaxies orbiting the Andromeda galaxy 25 January 2013 Mike Irwin (IoA)
The ultra-massive black hole candidate in NC1277: X-ray emission and implications 18 January 2013 Andy Fabian and Martin Haehnelt (IoA)
Title Date Speaker
Cosmological Zoom-In Simulations: Connecting the Dark and Light Side of Galaxy Formation 14 December 2012 Piero Madau, UC Santa Cruz
astro-ph discussion: CLASH: Three Strongly Lensed Images of a Candidate z ~ 11 Galaxy ( 7 December 2012 Richard McMahon and Michele Trenti, IoA
Finding the Remains of Murdered Haloes and Galaxies: The Streams Going Notts Comparison Study 30 November 2012 Pascal Elahi, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
Bootes 1 - Measuring very early chemical evolution, and (almost) the first stars 23 November 2012 Gerry Gilmore (Institute of Astronomy)
Lensed Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies and Dark Matter Substructure 16 November 2012 Yashar Hezaveh
Lackner and Gunn: The effect of Environment on Discs and Bulges (2012arXiv1210.4556) 2 November 2012 Astroph discussion led by Yingjie Peng (Cavendish Astrophysics)
The coupling between the core/cusp and missing satellite problems 26 October 2012 Sergey Koposov (University of Cambridge)
Blindly Measuring the Hubble Constant 19 October 2012 Matt Auger
The rapid demise of Lyman-alpha emitters at the tail end of the Epoch of Reionization 12 October 2012 Martin Haehnelt (IoA)
99% Invisible: Uncovering the dusty galaxies which lie beneath the confusion noise floor 5 October 2012 Marco Viero (JPL)
The Large-Scale Correlation of the Lya Forest and DLAs from BOSS 28 September 2012 Jordi Miralda-Escude
A Mixed Origin of the Milky Way's Thick Disk 14 September 2012 Glenn Van de Ven (Heidelberg)
The Dynamics of the Outer Parts of Omega Centauri 31 August 2012 Gary da Costa (ANU)
130 GeV lines from the Galactic center and subhalos: artifacts or WIMPs? 10 August 2012 Douglas Finkbeiner (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
The Gaseous Environments of High-z Star-Forming Galaxies 3 August 2012 Gwen Rudie (Caltech)
The Mass Distribution of the Fornax dSph: Constraints from its Globular Cluster Distribution 29 June 2012 David Cole
Damped Lyman-alpha (DLA) Absorption Systems and their Fundamental Plane 8 June 2012 Marcel Neeleman (UCSD)
Dust in Galaxies as Revealed by 1 and 2D Spectroscopy 1 June 2012 Natalia Vale Asari (IoA)
3D Extinction Mapping Using Hierarchical Bayesian Models 25 May 2012 Stuart Sale (Oxford)
Early-type galaxies: the last 12 billion years 18 May 2012 Sugata Kaviraj (Imperial)
Dark Matter in Dwarf Spheroidals and Elliptical Galaxy Lenses 11 May 2012 Adriano Agnello (IoA)
Astrometry Lost and Regained 4 May 2012 Erik Hoeg (Copenhagen)
Towards Observational Isochrones 27 April 2012 Floor van Leeuwen