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Astrophysics seminar series jointly hosted by the Astrophysics and Space Research group and the HiROS group

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6 upcoming talks and 197 talks in the archive.

The Astrophysical Context of Gravitational Wave Events

PhD meet & greet at 15.30

UserMohammad Safarzadeh, Harvard CfA.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Multi-messenger studies of binary stellar systems with the SKA

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserTana Joseph, University of Amsterdam.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 10 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Has LIGO-Virgo detected primordial black holes?

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserChristian Byrnes, University of Sussex.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 27 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Companions and debris around white dwarfs

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserNa'ama Hallakoun, Weizmann Institute of Science.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 13 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Detecting circumbinary exoplanets with gravitational waves from the center-of-mass motion of LISA Galactic binaries

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserNicola Tamanini, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein institute) .

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 09 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

Using Neutron Star Mergers to Probe Properties of Dense Nuclear Matter

PhD meet & greet at 15.00

UserBen Margalit, UC berkeley.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 16:00-17:00

Dynamical Assembly of GW sources: Theoretical Models and New Observations

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserJohan Samsing, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 11 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Formation of gravitational wave sources in star clusters: From stellar to intermediate-mass black holes

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserAbbas Askar, Lund University .

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 28 October 2020, 15:00-16:00

Insights on stellar rotation and magnetism from main-sequence solar like stars to red giants

PhD meet & greet at 12.30

UserSavita Mathur, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 14 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

New results from the Pulsar Timing Array hunt for nanohertz-frequency gravitational waves

PhD meet & greet at 16.30

UserStephen Taylor, Vanderbilt University.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 07 October 2020, 15:00-16:00

Integrability of eccentric, spinning black-hole binaries up to second post-Newtonian order

PhD meet & greet at 15.30

UserLeo Stein, University of Mississippi.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 30 September 2020, 14:00-15:00

LISA data processing L0-L1

UserSweta Shah, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (AEI).

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 16 September 2020, 14:00-15:00

ALPS II: The next generation light shining through a wall experiment

UserGuido Mueller, University of Florida.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 19 August 2020, 14:00-15:00

The imprint of their explosions: Using supernova remnants to understand stellar death

UserKatie Auchettl, University of Melbourne/DARK/UCSC.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 05 August 2020, 14:00-15:00

The hunt for Galactic black holes: from the most massive stars to low-mass stripped stars

UserTomer Shenar, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven .

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 22 July 2020, 14:00-15:00

The mass gap, the spin gap, and the origin of merging binary black holes

UserVishal Baibhav, John Hopkins.

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 08 July 2020, 14:00-15:00

Fun with Binary Stars

UserJim Fuller (CalTech) .

Houseonline .

ClockWednesday 24 June 2020, 16:30-17:30

From 2nd to 3rd generation GW detectors


UserBas Swinkels (Nikhef, Amsterdam).

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 03 June 2020, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed


UserIan Harry.

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 20 May 2020, 14:00-15:00

Gravitational wave progenitors near and far


UserAstrid Lamberts, Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur.

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 22 April 2020, 14:00-15:00

Exoplanet Atmospheres in 3D: multidimensional processes and opportunities.


UserNathan Mayne, University of Exeter.

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 08 April 2020, 14:00-15:00

Stellar population models


UserClaudia Maraston, University of Portsmouth.

HousePW-SR2 (106) .

ClockWednesday 25 March 2020, 14:00-15:00

Galaxy clusters: a tool for cosmology

UserMatteo Maturi (Heidelberg University).

HouseWatson R17.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 14:00-15:00

The statistical era of strong gravitational lensing cosmology

UserTom Collett (University of Portsmouth).

HousePW 117.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2020, 14:00-15:00

The galaxy-halo connection in the cosmic web

UserRita Tojeiro (University of St. Andrews).

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

Milky Way Analogues in MaNGA

UserNick Boardman.

HousePW 106.

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Irradiated brown dwarfs: Providing insights into exoplanet atmospheres

UserSarah Casewell.

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 15 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cryogenic silicon interferometry for improved optical timekeeping

UserEric Oelker, JILA, University of Colorado.

HousePW 106.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2020, 10:00-11:00

Three-body dynamics in extreme mass-ratio inspirals

UserHuan Yang, Perimeter Institute.


ClockMonday 09 December 2019, 15:00-16:00

Long-term dynamical simulations of planetary systems

UserHanno Rein, University of Toronto.

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

The observational era of planet formation

UserGiovanni Rosotti (Leiden University) .

HousePW-SR2 (106) .

ClockTuesday 05 November 2019, 15:00-16:00

Artificial Neural Networks and Data Analysis

UserBrunello Tirozzi.

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Binary black hole simulations: from supercomputers to your laptop

UserVijay Varma (Caltech).

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 09 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

LISA: from onboard measurements to Gravitational Wave Data Analysis

UserAntoine Petiteau.

HousePW-SR2 (106) .

ClockWednesday 02 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Tests of general relativity with the binary black hole signals detected by LIGO and Virgo

UserNathan Johnson-McDaniel (University of Cambridge).

HousePW-SR1 (103) .

ClockWednesday 18 September 2019, 15:30-16:30

Astrometric effects of low-frequency GW backgrounds

UserDeyan Mihaylov (Cambridge).

HousePhysics West 103.

ClockWednesday 31 July 2019, 14:30-15:30

Quantum optomechanics at room-temperature

UserNancy Aggarwal.


ClockMonday 22 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Origins of the elemental composition of planetary systems

UserMihkel Kama (Cambridge) .

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 14:30-15:30

Novel progenitors of GW sources & type Ia supernovae

UserHagai Perets.


ClockMonday 01 April 2019, 15:00-16:00

Galaxy evolution within growing massive clusters

UserChris Haines.

HousePhysics West Library.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 14:30-15:30

The structure of galactic thick disks

UserMarie Martig (LJMU).

HousePoynting Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2019, 14:30-15:30

Investigating fundamental physics using numerical simulations of black hole environments

UserKaty Clough (Oxford).

HouseLaw LT2.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 14:30-15:30

Phased Grating Interferometry, A practical measurement application

UserGreg Duckworth.

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cosmology and Astrophysics with the Cosmic Web

UserYan-Chuan Cai (Edinburgh).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

L_{Planck} = c^5 / G = 3.6 X 10^{52} W

UserChris Moore (Birmingham).

HousePoynting Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

The exciting life of old stellar clusters

UserWilliam Chantereu (LJMU).

House AWPG-111 (Alan Walters building).

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 11:30-12:30

Galaxies growing up in the Epoch of Reionisation

UserRenske Smit (Cambridge).

HousePoynting Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 16 January 2019, 14:30-15:30

Highly magnetized neutron stars as the engines of Ultra-luminous X-ray sources.

UserFilippos Koliopanos (CNRS IRAP) .

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 05 December 2018, 14:30-15:30

N-body simulations of planet formation via pebble accretion

UserSoko Matsumura (Dundee) .

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 14:30-15:30

Cosmology with the cosmic web

UserYan-Chuan Cai (Edinburgh).

HousePW 106.

ClockFriday 23 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Nuclear clusters and (supermassive) black holes

UserFabio Antonini (Surrey) .

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 14:30-15:30

Optical Squeezing from Lithium Niobate Waveguide Resonators

UserMichael Stefszky (Paderborn).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2018, 14:30-15:30

X-rays across the galaxy population: tracing star formation and AGN activity

UserJames Aird (Leicester).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 14:30-15:30

High-z galaxy groups and their galaxies.

UserAlexis Finoguenov (Helsinki) .

HousePhysics West 103.

ClockMonday 15 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Galactic astroarchaeology with cosmological chemodynamical simulations.

UserFiorenzo Vincenzo (Hertfordshire).

HousePW 117.

ClockWednesday 26 September 2018, 13:30-14:30

Dispersively coupled optomechanical system

UserYutaka Shikano (Keio University).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2018, 14:30-15:30

The Sphinx simulations : the first billion years and cosmic reionisation

UserJoakim Rosdahl (Lyon).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2018, 11:00-12:00

The most striking challenges in the theory of massive star winds

UserBrankica Surlan Kubatova .

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 25 April 2018, 14:30-15:30

Gravitational-wave Astrophysics: BH-BH/NS-NS mergers with LIGO/Virgo

UserChris Belczynski (Copernicus Center, Warsaw, Poland).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockMonday 16 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Shedding light on the assembly of binary black hole mergers

UserAriadna Murguia Berthier (UC Santa Cruz).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2018, 14:30-15:30

White dwarf-neutron star and white dwarf-black hole binaries

UserRoss Church (Lund).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 31 January 2018, 14:30-15:30

The evolution history of our Milky Way

UserPayel Das (Oxford) .

HousePhysics West SR1 (103).

ClockWednesday 06 December 2017, 13:00-14:00

The kilonova counterpart to GW170817

UserMatt Nicholl (Harvard CfA).

HouseNuffield G17.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zeeman-Doppler studies and the rotation evolution of low-mass stars

UserVictor See (Exeter).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 14:30-15:30

Binary Population Synthesis with Markov-Chain Monte Carlo

UserJeff Andrews (Crete).

HousePhysics West Library.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Open questions in the formation of binary stellar systems containing black holes.

UserTassos Fragos (NBI Copenhagen).

HousePoynting Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

MIGA and GW detection with atom interferometry at low frequency

UserAndrea Bertoldi (LP2N).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

Uncovering the First Stars

UserEmma Chapman (Imperial College London).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Homogeneous evolution and binarity: the progenitor behind various cosmic explosions

UserDorottya Szécsi (Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 11:00-11:30

(Ex-?)Binary stars in the Galactic thick disc

UserRobert Izzard (Cambridge).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockThursday 18 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

The 850um properties of galaxies in the SCUBA2 Cosmology Legacy Survey

UserDan Smith (Hertfordshire).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 14:30-15:30

Shedding Light on the Dark Cosmos through Gravitational Lensing

UserSherry Suyu (MPA).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 14:30-15:30

White Dwarfs, Gaia, and The Age of the Galaxy

UserTed von Hippel (Embry-Riddle).

HouseWatson Lecture Theatre C (G24).

ClockWednesday 05 April 2017, 14:30-15:30

The quenching of star formation in massive galaxies

UserWill Hartley (UCL).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockMonday 20 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

The moments planets form: the SPHERE view of protoplanetary disks

UserAntonio Garufi (ETH Zurich).

HouseBarber G11.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 14:30-15:30

Bayesian inference: by MCMC or machine learning methods?

UserIain Murray (Edinburgh).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 14:30-15:30

Internal Gravity Waves in Massive Stars

UserTamara Rogers (Newcastle).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2017, 14:30-15:30

Challenging the Gamma-ray burst paradigm, from prompt to afterglow

UserHendrik Van Eerten (Bath).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 18 January 2017, 14:30-15:30

Detection and follow-up of fast radio bursts

UserEmily Petroff (ASTRON).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 07 December 2016, 14:30-15:30

The Large Robotic Telescope: a facility for the new era of time domain astronomy

UserChris Copperwheat (LMJU).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2016, 14:30-15:30

Laser measurement science in gravitational physics

UserFelipe Guzman (Center for Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) & German Aerospace Center).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

The mitigation of intrinsic alignments in future high precision weak lensing surveys

UserLee Whittaker (University of Manchester).

HousePhysics Library (West 125).

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

The ADMX search for QCD axions in the Galactic halo

UserEd Daw (Sheffield).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2016, 14:30-15:30

Long-period transiting exoplanets and their population

UserDan Foreman-Mackey (Washington).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2016, 14:30-15:30

Understanding the clock: physics with pulsars

UserAris Karastergiou (Oxford).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 28 September 2016, 14:30-15:30

The General Relativistic two body problem: recent results

UserRiccardo Sturani (University Estadual Paulista).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 21 September 2016, 14:30-15:30

Planetary System Evolution: Giant Planet Eccentricity & Nonconservative N-body Dynamics

UserDavid Tsang (University of Maryland).

HousePhysics West 103.

ClockWednesday 22 June 2016, 14:30-15:30

Hubble Frontiers Fields : Some insights after 2 and half years of observation

UserMathilde Jauzac (University of Durham).

HouseWatson Lecture Theatre 101.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2016, 14:30-15:30

Gravitational wave astronomy: learning from detections and non-detections

UserPablo Rosado (Swinburne, Australia).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2016, 11:00-12:00

Supermassive Black Hole Feedback and Feeding

UserAndrew King (Leicester).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Rotation, Magnetic Activity, and Mass Loss of Sun-Like Stars

UserSean Matt (University of Exeter).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 11 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Tidal disruptions of stars by supermassive black holes: dynamics, light, and relics

UserJames Guillochon (Harvard CfA).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockMonday 09 May 2016, 14:00-15:00

The space weather of other Suns

UserMoira Jardine (University of St. Andrews)..

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 14:30-15:30

Solar activity, stellar rotation, and anomalous weakened magnetic braking

UserGuy Davies (Birmingham).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 14:30-15:30

A new paradigm to black-hole spin precession

UserDavide Gerosa (University of Cambridge).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 14:30-15:30

The pillars and the twins of the stars in the Gaia-ESO Survey

UserPaula Jofre Pfeil (University of Cambridge).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 14:30-15:30

The EAGLE project: Numerical modelling of the 'Evolution and Assembly of GaLaxies and their Environments'.

UserRob Crain (Liverpool John Moores University).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 14:30-15:30

A Binary View of Massive Stars

UserSaida Caballero-Nieves (University of Sheffield).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 14:30-15:30

New insights in the evolution of red-giant stars

UserJoergen Christensen-Dalsgaard (Aarhus University).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 07 October 2015, 14:30-15:30

Black Holes in Globular Clusters

UserCraig Heinke (Alberta).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 14:30-15:30

Cosmology with Strong Gravitational Lenses

UserPhil Marshal (KIPAC, Stanford University).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2015, 14:30-15:30

Variability as a tool to study accreting black holes and neutron stars

UserSimon Vaughan (Leicester).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 15:00-16:00

New Constraints on Dark Matter Cross-Sections using Weak Lensing

UserThomas Kitching (UCL).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 25 March 2015, 14:30-15:30

ALMA surveys of high-redshift, star-forming galaxies

UserMark Swinbank (Durham).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 14:30-15:30

The dynamics of supermassive binary black hole immersed in an accretion disc on a retrograde orbit

UserPavel Ivanov (Lebedev Physical Institute).

HouseWatson Lecture Theater C.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 14:30-15:30

Chemical Characterization of Extrasolar Planets

UserNikku (Madhu) Madhusudhan (Cambridge).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 14:30-15:30

Earth 2 and the search for habitable zone planets

UserDon Pollaco (Warwick).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 14 January 2015, 14:30-15:30

Galaxy-scale feedback in massive galaxies without AGN

UserJim Geach (Hertfordshire).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 10 December 2014, 14:30-15:30

Cosmological measurements from galaxy clustering

UserWill Percival (Portsmouth).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 14:30-15:30

Asteroseismology, the new Keplerian Revolution

UserDon Kurtz (Central Lancashire).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

Resonant Recoil from black hole binaries

UserMaarten van de Meent (Southampton).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

Formation and evolution of the young stars in the Galactic Centre

UserAlessia Gualandris (Surrey).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

The Glasgow Speed Meter proof-of-principle experiment

UserChristian Graef (Glasgow).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockWednesday 18 June 2014, 14:30-15:30

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

UserIan Shipsey (Purdue + Oxford).

HouseWatson Lecture Theater C.

ClockWednesday 11 June 2014, 16:00-17:00

Solar Neutrino Detection with Borexino

UserLaura Cadonati (University of Massachussetts / Cardiff).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 14:30-15:30

The Future of Astronomy: Will Applied Astronomy Save the Field?

UserMartin Elvis (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 14:30-15:30

Exoplanets and compact binaries: the effects of crowded environments

UserMelvyn Davies (Lund, Sweden).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 02 April 2014, 14:30-15:30

Constraining Globular Clusters Formation Through Studies of Young Massive Star Clusters

UserNate Bastian (Liverpool John Moores).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 14:30-15:30

X-ray echoes from active galaxies

UserAndrew Young (Bristol).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 14:30-15:30

Observing the Structure of Dark Matter on Scales from 100pc to 1 Mpc

UserMatthew Auger (Cambridge).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 14:30-15:30

The observed and predicted structure of dark matter halos

UserAndrew Pontzen (UCL).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2014, 14:30-15:30

Exploring the dawn of cosmic structure with the 21 cm line

UserJonathan Pritchard (Imperial).

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 11 December 2013, 14:30-15:30

Unveiling the progenitors of short duration gamma-ray bursts

UserAndrew Levan (Warwick).

HousePhysics West Library.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

What can we learn from a chirp?

UserStephen Fairhurst (Cardiff).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 14:30-15:30

Gravitational-Wave Detection at the Twilight of the Dawn

UserJan Harms.

HousePhysics West 117.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

The Transient Universe: Cosmic Explosions and Dark Energy

UserMark Sullivan (Southampton).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 14:30-15:30

Neutron stars as cosmic laboratories

UserNils Andersson (Southampton).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 14:30-15:30

Numerical simulations of binary black holes

UserHarald Pfeiffer (CITA).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockThursday 03 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Massive molecular gas flows in brightest cluster galaxies

UserHelen Russell (Waterloo).

HousePoynting Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 06 September 2013, 14:00-15:00

The detailed dependence of galaxy morphology on environment

UserSteven Bamford (Nottingham).

HousePhysics West 103.

ClockWednesday 19 June 2013, 14:30-15:30

Radio Searches for Millisecond Pulsars for Gravitational Wave Detection

UserMaura McLoughlin (University of West Virginia).

HouseMuirhead 112.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Testing Modified Gravity at the Saddle Point with LISA Pathfinder

UserChristian Trenkel (Astrium).

HouseMuirhead 112.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Applications of the characteristic formalism in relativity

UserNigel Bishop (Rhodes University, South Africa).

HouseMuirhead 112.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2013, 14:00-15:00

Stellar activity in planet searches: from nuisance to signal

UserSuzanne Aigrain (Oxford).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Looking at the dark side: weak lensing by large scale structure

UserHenk Hoekstra (Leiden).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 14:00-15:00

The most massive stars in the local universe

UserPaul Crowther (Sheffield).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 14:00-15:00

AGN in the light of stellar mass black holes

UserChris Done (Durham).

HouseMuirhead 112.

ClockWednesday 09 January 2013, 14:00-15:00

Extreme-mass-ratio bursts and supermassive black holes

UserChristopher Berry (Cambridge).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockTuesday 11 December 2012, 12:00-13:00

Astrochemistry in extragalactic environments

UserSerena Viti (UCL).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 05 December 2012, 14:00-15:00

Isotropic Heating of Cool-Core Galaxy Cluster via Reccurrent, Rapidly Reorienting AGN Jets

Note unusual DAY, TIME, and LOCATION

UserArif Babul (University of Victoria).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Science with gravitational wave detections

Note date: THURSDAY

UserChris Belczynski (Warsaw).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

Accelerated Bayesian Inference in Astrophysics and Cosmology

UserFarhan Feroz (Cambridge).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

The formation and evolution of giant molecular clouds

UserClare Dobbs (Exeter).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

Insights into Cosmic Reionization from the First Three Billion Years of IGM Evolution

UserGeorge Becker (Cambridge).

HouseNuffield G13.

ClockWednesday 26 September 2012, 14:00-15:00

First Observational Tests of Eternal Inflation

UserHiranya Peiris (University College London).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2012, 14:00-15:00

On the role played by cold filamentary gas flows in shaping galaxies

UserJulien Devriendt (University of Oxford).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 14:00-15:00

Chemodynamical simulations of galaxies

UserChiaki Kobayashi (University of Hertfordshire).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 25 April 2012, 14:00-15:00

First Galaxies: Science at the Crossroad of Theory and Observations

UserMichele Trenti (University of Cambridge).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 18 April 2012, 14:00-15:00

Probing the formation of massive galaxies

UserIgnacio Ferreras (MSSL / University College London).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 14:00-15:00

The dynamics of stars near massive black holes

UserAnn-Marie Madigan (Leiden University).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Dynamics of Retrograde Hot Jupiters

UserWill Farr (Northwestern University).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 14:00-15:00

Feedback regulated star formation, from star clusters to galaxies

UserSami Dib (Imperial College London).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 11 January 2012, 14:00-15:00

Black holes and neutron stars in globular clusters

UserTom Maccarone (University of Southampton).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 07 December 2011, 14:00-15:00

The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae

UserPhilipp Podsiadlowski (University of Oxford).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 14:00-15:00

The tidal signatures of gravitational wave standard sirens

UserChris Messenger (University of Cardiff).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 14:00-15:00

Combined Probes of Dark Gravity

UserDavid Bacon (ICG, University of Portsmouth).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2011, 14:00-15:00

Gravitational wave astronomy and cosmology for neutron star binaries

UserSamaya Nissanke (JPL/Caltech).

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 20 July 2011, 14:00-15:00

Fractal Bellwethers: Self-Similarity in Galaxy Clusters

UserBen Maughan (University of Bristol).

HouseW117, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 01 June 2011, 14:00-15:00

On the mass-to-light ratios of fossil groups: Are they simply dark clusters?

UserEduardo Cypriano (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil).

HouseW117, Physics West Building.

ClockMonday 23 May 2011, 14:00-15:00

Particle Physics Seminars

Supernovae Relic Neutrino Searches at SuperK

Joint Seminar with Astrophysics Group

UserMatthew Malek (Imperial College).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre (S06, Poynting [R13]).

ClockWednesday 11 May 2011, 13:30-14:30

LOFAR and pulsar timing

UserBen Stappers (University of Manchester) .

HousePW103 , Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 12:00-13:00

High-redshift galaxies: tracing cosmic dawn

Extragalactic seminar

UserPratika Dayal (AIP, Germany).

HousePW106, Physics West Building.

ClockMonday 11 April 2011, 14:00-15:00

The new low frequency radio telescope LOFAR; probing merging clusters

UserHuub Rottgering (Leiden Observatory) .

HouseW117, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 30 March 2011, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserMoira Jardine, University of St. Andrews.

HousePW106, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2009, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserJayaram Chengalur, NCRA-TIFR India.

HousePW106, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2009, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserKaren Masters, ICG Portsmouth.

HousePW106, Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2009, 14:00-15:00

Mirrors Matter: How Understanding Dissipation Helps Hunt Gravitational Waves.

User Eleanor Chalkley, University of Glasgow.

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockMonday 20 July 2009, 12:00-13:00

Title to be confirmed

UserEstelle Bayet, UCL.

HousePW103 , Physics West Building.

ClockWednesday 08 July 2009, 14:00-15:00

The evolution of galaxies via mergers

UserChanda J. Jog, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

HousePhysics Library, Physics West Building.

ClockTuesday 30 June 2009, 11:00-12:00

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