Past Colloquia

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November 7, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Jessie Christiansen (NExScI)    
The Final Kepler Catalog   
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November 13, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Shri Kulkarni (Caltech)    
The Zwicky Transient Facility: First Light & Prospects   
November 14, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Jo Bovy (Toronto)    
Mapping the Milky Way in 6D with Gaia   
November 28, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. James Guillochon (Harvard)    
MOSFiT: Working Together to Understand Energetic Transients   
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December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Mark Voit (Michigan State)    
Circumgalactic Precipitation   
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December 12, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Jennifer Burt (MIT)    
Optimizing efficiency and mitigating mass biases in TESS era radial velocity surveys   
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January 16, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Dan Hooper (University of Chicago)    
The WIMP Is Dead. Long Live the WIMP!   
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January 23, 2018 - 4:00pm Dr. Rachael Beaton (Princeton)    
Engineering the Measurement of the Hubble Constant   
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January 30, 2018 - 4:00pm Dr. Anne Jaskot (University of Massachusetts Amherst)    
How to Reionize the Universe - Clues from the Low-Redshift Green Pea Galaxies   
February 13, 2018 - 4:00pm Dr. Katey Alatalo (Carnegie/STScI)    
The life-cycle of gas in dying galaxies   
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February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Martin Weinberg (UMass)    
Barred Galaxies and Dark Matter: a study of complexity and chaos   
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February 20, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Márcio Catelan (Católica)    
The Ages of (the Oldest) Stars   
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February 27, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Jim Fuller (Caltech)    
Surprising Impacts of Gravity Waves   
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March 6, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Mariska Kriek (Berkeley)    
Reconstructing the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies   
March 15, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Denija Crnojevic    
Resolving the extended stellar halos of nearby galaxies: the future of Near-Field Cosmology   
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March 20, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Marcia Bartusiak (MIT)    
The Day We Found the Universe   
April 3, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Mike Gladders (Chicago)    
Strong Lensing: Lenses and Sources   
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April 10, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Gurtina Belsa (Arizona)    
The Dynamics of the Local Group: Challenges to Convention in the Era of Precision Astrometry   
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April 17, 2018 - 4:00pm Dr. Benjamin Oppenheimer (Colorado)    
It’s All about the Galaxies: How the Circumgalactic Medium Informs How Today’s Galaxies Formed   
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April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm Dr. Tiffany Meshkat (IPAC)    
Occurrence of giant planets around stars with dusty debris disks   
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May 8, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Rolf-Peter Kudritzki    
The Brightest Stars in the Universe as Extragalactic Probes of Cosmic Abundances and Distances   
May 15, 2018 - 4:00pm Prof. Daniel Stark (Arizona)    
Spectroscopy of Galaxies in the Reionization Era   
May 29, 2018 - 4:00pm Dr. Stefano Pasetto (Carnegie)    
Galaxy population synthesis modeling in the golden age of the Milky Way & Local Group research