Weekly Astronomy Colloquium

Spring Semester 2018

Astronomy Colloquia are held at 2:30 pm most Thursdays during the Autumn and Spring semesters. All talks are in 1080 PRB unless otherwise noted. Coffee and Refreshments are served at 2:00pm in 4054 McPherson Lab, except as noted.

Schedule

Jan 11: No Colloquium 

Jan 18: Diana Dragomir (MIT) - The Nature and Demographics of Small Exoplanets

Jan 25: John Chisholm (University of Geneva) - Illuminating the Sources of Cosmic Reionization with Local Analogs

Feb 1: Andrew Mann (Columbia University) - Exoplanets Across Space and Time

Feb 8: Eve Lee ( Caltech) - Planets Close-in and Far-out

Feb 15: Ji Wang (Caltech) - Searching for Biosignatures from Other Worlds

Feb 22: Nikole Lewis (STSI) - Probing Space and Time in Exoplanet Atmospheres

Mar 1: No Colloquium

Mar 8: No Colloqium

Mar 15: No Colloquium

Mar 22: No Colloquium 

Mar 29: No Colloquium

Apr 5: Danielle Berg (OSU) - Extreme UV Emission: Clues from Reionization-Era Analogs

Apr 12: Tuan Do (UCLA) - Studying the Origin and Evolution of the Milky Way Nuclear Star Cluster One Star at a Time

Apr 19: TBA

Apr 26: TBA

 


Autumn Semester 2017

Astronomy Colloquia are held at 2:30 pm most Thursdays during the Autumn and Spring semesters. All talks are in 1080 PRB unless otherwise noted. Coffee and Refreshments are served at 2:00pm in 4054 McPherson Lab, except as noted.

Schedule

Sept 7: Kim-Vy Tran (Texas A&M U) - From the FOURGE to the FIRE: Tracking Galaxy Evolution Over 12 Billion Years

Sept 14: TBA

Sept 21: TBA

Sept 28: Angie Wolfgang (Penn State) - Super Earths Post-Kepler: Towards Probabilistic Planetary Physics

Oct 5: Joseph Rodriguez (Harvard) - Transiting Planets and Eclipsing Disks From Small Telescopes 

Oct 12: No Colloquium

Oct 19: JJ Hermes (Hubble Fellow, UNC Chapel Hill) - Rolling in their Graves: White Dwarf Rotation and the Endpoints of Angular Momentum Evolution

Oct 26: Abdu Zoghbi (Univeristy of Michigan) - Decoding the X-ray Echoes of Black Holes

Nov 2: No Colloquium 

Nov 9: Diana Dragomir (MIT) - The Atmospheres of Small Exoplanets

Nov 16: Chelsea Huang (MIT) -  Fantastic Companions of "Jupiters" and Where to Find Them (Will be located in 2150 Smith Lab)

Nov 17: George Zhou (Harvard) - Planets around A-stars as Anchors for Planet Migration

Nov 23: No Colloquium

Nov 30: Bob Mathieu (UW-Madison) - Alternative Pathways of Stellar Evolution in Open Clusters

Dec 7: TBA

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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