Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Seminars

2018
Title Speaker Date
Interiors & atmospheres of Super-Earths Caroline Dorn (Universitaet Zurich) 18 April 2018
Accretion dIscs in not-so-compact binaries Koji Mukai (Goddard Space Flight Centre) 11 April 2018
Spatially Resolving Outflows at the Peak of Cosmic Star-Formation Bethan James (STScI) 11 April 2018
Gaia and microlensing - an opportunity for Black Holes search Kris Rybicki (Warsaw) 28 March 2018
Dark matter spikes around Kerr black holes Francesc Ferrer (WUSTL) 21 March 2018
Gone with the wind: The impact of wind mass transfer on the orbital evolution of binary stars Martha Irene Saladino (Radboud) 21 March 2018
Tuning the stellar parameters of Red Giants using spectroscopy and asteroseismology Clare Worley 7 March 2018
Equality and Diversity - Athena SWAN and Juno Ian Parry 7 March 2018
Signatures of black hole seed formation across cosmic time Colin DeGraf 28 February 2018
Planet Formation in Stellar Clusters Andrew Winter 28 February 2018
The Evolution of Massive Galaxies from 0 < z < 5 Adam Muzzin (York University, Toronto) 21 February 2018
On Non-Circular Accretion Discs Elliot Lynch 21 February 2018
Stop. Think. Click. Kieren Lovell 17 January 2018
The telltale heartbeat: how planets on eccentric orbits reveal themselves through tides Zephyr Penoyre (Columbia) 17 January 2018
2017
Title Speaker Date
Polluted White Dwarfs: Insights Regarding Exo-Planetary Systems John Harrison 6 December 2017
Lyman-Alpha Emitting Galaxies During Cosmic Reionization Lewis Weinberger 29 November 2017
The shapes of dark halos Edward Lilley 22 November 2017
Simulating rotating core-collapse supernova progenitor stars Avishai Gilkis 22 November 2017
Using tidal disruption events to study supermassive black holes Thomas Wevers 15 November 2017
VIRAC: NIR Astrometry in the Galactic Plane and Bulge Leigh Smith 15 November 2017
Studying Super-Eddington Accretion with High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy Peter Kosec 8 November 2017
The X-Shooter Spectral Library (and other cool stuff) Anais Gonneau 8 November 2017
Secular resonance sculpting in debris disks Ben Yelverton 1 November 2017
Using multiwavelength variability properties to infer the structure of AGN Douglas Bouisson 1 November 2017
The Disk Reflection Spectrum of NLS1 IRAS 13224-3809 Jiachen Jiang 25 October 2017
The life cycle of cool gas in cluster cores Stephen Hamer 25 October 2017
An astrometric search method for gravitational waves using Gaia Deyan Mihaylov 18 October 2017
The first detection of the EM counterpart of a gravitational wave Carlos Gonzalez-Fernandez 18 October 2017
GravityCam: detecting larger numbers of Earth size planets using gravitational microlensing Craig Mackay 11 October 2017
Towards a measurement of the neutrino mass in cosmology Daan Meerburg 11 October 2017