Seminars Archive - 2010
ASTROPHYSICS SEMINARS (2010)
All seminars begin at 2.30pm in room 1004, Blackett Laboratory, unless otherwise indicated below, and are followed by refreshments and discussion.
Prof Hagai Netzer (Tel-Aviv University)
"Co-evolution of active and star-forming galaxies from z=2 to z=0"
Dr Sugata Kaviraj (Imperial)
"The evolution of early-type galaxies: the last 8 billion years"
Prof Simon Driver (University of St Andrews)
"Galaxy and Mass Assembly"
Dr Vivienne Wild (Institut d'astrophysique de Paris)
"Timing the starburst-AGN connection"
Dr Susan Whitfield (British Museum)
"The world’s earliest manuscript star chart: a Silk Road mystery"
Dr Dave Clements (Imperial)
"Herschel and Herschel surveys"
Dr Mark Westmoquette (University College London)
"Spatially-resolved studies of super star cluster feedback in starburst galaxies"
Prof Mike Edmunds (Cardiff University)
"The Antikythera mechanism"
June 23 (2pm start)
Prof Michael Rowan-Robinson (Imperial)
"Cold dust and young starbursts: models for SEDs of Herschel galaxies"
June 30 (4pm start)
Shyam Bhayani, Variability spectra of local Seyfert galaxies
Jude Bowyer, CMB B-modes and inflation
Jonathan Digby-North, X-ray selected AGN at z~1: The colour-magnitude diagram
Dr Stefano Andreon (Osservatorio di Brera)
"Cluster scaling relation and baryon fraction"
Dr Elaine Winston (Exeter)
"Near-ir and X-ray observations of the Serpens cloud"
Dr Jo Dunkley (Oxford)
"The Atacama Cosmology Telescope: results from the 2008 survey"
Prof Tom Shanks (Durham)
"Problems for the standard cosmology"
Dr Karen Masters (Portsmouth)
"The enigma of red spirals"
Thursday 4th November 11am Blackett 741
Dr Carsten Weidner (St Andrews)
"The integrated galactic IMF - from star clusters to galaxies"
Dr Claudia Maraston (Portsmouth)
"Stellar population models and clues on galaxy evolution"
Dr Aline Vidotto (St Andrews)
"The Influence of the Stellar Wind on the Magnetospheres of Close-in Giant Planets"
Dr Sami Dib (Imperial)
"Variations of the Stellar Initial Mass Function: Is it Physics or Random Sampling?"
Dr Suagta Kaviraj (Imperial)
Dr Roberto Mignani (MSSL)
"Radio Pulsars and the Neutron Star Fraternity"
Seminar organiser: Prof. Stephen Warren
JOURNAL CLUB (2010)
Journal club begins at 12 pm and takes place in room 1004, Blackett Laboratory. Please feel free to bring along your lunch. Hot beverages and biscuits will be available (please bring your own mug).
Journal club organiser: Dr Markos Trichas
COSMOLOGY SEMINARS (2010)
All seminars begin at 1pm in the Theoretical Physics seminar room, Room 503, Huxey Building, unless otherwise indicated below.
January 22 - start time 12.00
"Coupled currents in cosmic strings"
February 5 - start time 12.00
"Dark Sector Unification"
February 12 - start time 12.00
"Galilean quantum gravity in 2+1 dimensions"
February 19 - start time 12.00
February 22 - start time 13.00
"MOND and TeVeS Modified Gravity: Testing the Theories"
February 26 - start time 12.00
"Single Field Models of Inflation after WMAP 7"
March 5 - start time 12.00
"SDSS: Supernova, wiggles and more"
March 12 - start time 12.00
"Dark Side Dynamics: UDM models with fast transition"
March 15 - start time 13.00
"Relic Gravitational Waves in the Light of Latest CMB Observations"
March 19 - start time 12.00
"The PAMELA anomaly: new physics or old astrophysics?"
March 26 - start time 12.00
"Universal scale for baryons at Maximum Halo Gravity"
May 7 - start time 12.00
"De-lensing Gravitational Wave Standard Sirens"
May 17 - start time 13.00
Wen Zhao"Quantum Yang-Mills Condensate Dark Energy Models"
May 21 - start time 12.00
"The highest energy cosmic particles"
May 28 - start time 12.00
"The new MegaZ: Photometric galaxy clustering, neutrino masses and signs of
June 4 - start time 12.00
"Origin for creating matter and perturbations in the Universe"
June 11 - start time 12.00
"Fingerprints of the Early Universe"
June 18 - start time 12.00
"Cold Electroweak Baryogenesis from Standard Model CP-violation"
June 25 - start time 12.00
"The largest features of the early universe: a re-examination of the
Clowes & Campusano Large Quasar Group with the SDSS"
July 2 - start time 13.00
"Primordial Features and Non-Gaussianities"
July 9 - start time 13.00
"Stochastic Inflation in Compact Extra Dimensions"
July 16 - start time 12.00
"The skeleton: connecting galaxy formation to large scale structures."
Seminar organisers: Jude Bowyer and Johannes Noller