The Carnegie Observatories Colloquium Series

Tuesdays -- 4:00 pm -- William T. Golden Auditorium (unless otherwise noted)
Coffee served at 3:30 pm
Contact for program information: Andrew Benson or Gwen Rudie.
You can find a listing of previous colloquia here.

Clicking the title links to the abstract.

Date Speaker Video URL
September 1, 2015 - 4:01pm Dr. Renée Hlozek (Princeton)
CMB cosmology with ACT, Planck and ACTPol
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September 15, 2015 - 4:00pm Prof. Steven Furlanetto (UCLA)
New Insights Into Cosmic Reionization
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September 22, 2015 - 4:00pm Prof. Rychard Bouwens (Leiden)
Star-Forming Galaxies in the First Two Billion Years of the Universe
October 6, 2015 - 4:00pm Dr. Katherine Alatalo (Carnegie)
Catching Quenching Galaxies: Following the Road Less Traveled to Galaxy Transformation
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October 13, 2015 - 4:00pm Prof. Philip Muirhead (Boston University)
From TripleSpec to NEWS: Exoplanet Discovery Science with Bread and Butter Infrared Spectroscopy
October 27, 2015 - 4:00pm Prof. Suvrath Mahadevan (Penn State)
In Quest of Low Mass Planets in the Habitable Zones of M dwarfs
November 3, 2015 - 4:00pm Dr. Mark Swain (JPL)
Exoplanet Transit Spectroscopy Surveys: Present & Future
November 10, 2015 - 4:00pm Dr. Adi Zitrin (Caltech)
Fishing for Spectral Lines in the (Lensed) High-z Universe
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November 17, 2015 - 4:00pm Dr. Johanna Teske (DTM)
The Bane and Boon of Binary Exoplanet Host Stars
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December 1, 2015 - 4:00pm Prof. Evan Kirby (Caltech)
Light-ish Elements in Dwarf Galaxies: The Enigmas of Lithium, Carbon, Magnesium, and More
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December 8, 2015 - 4:00am Dr. Rebekah (Bekki) Dawson (UC Berkeley)
All Planets Great and Small
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December 15, 2015 - 4:00pm Dr. Christine Chen (STScI)
Dusting for Prints of Exoplanetary Systems
January 12, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Ryan Foley (University of Illinois)
Continuing the Legacy of Supernova Cosmology
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January 19, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Chris Martin (Caltech)
Cosmic Web Imager Observations of Circum-Galactic and Circum-QSO Medium Emission at High Redshift
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January 26, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Alice Shapley (UCLA)
The MOSFIRE Deep Evolution Field (MOSDEF) Survey: Insights into the Evolving Physical Conditions in Star-forming Regions at High Redshift
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February 9, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Jennifer Yee (Harvard-CfA)
Probing Small Planets at Several AU with Microlensing
February 16, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Alison Coil (UCSD)
AGN Host Galaxies, Fueling, and Feedback to z~2
February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm Prof. Alison Coil (UCSD)
Special Seminar: Unconscious Bias: Data, Studies, and Next Steps
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February 18, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Simon White (MPA)
The formation and evolution of the galaxy population
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February 23, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Guinevere Kauffmann (MPA)
Atomic and Molecular Gas Properties of Galaxies: constraints on galaxy formation models
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March 1, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Gregg Hallinan (Caltech)
All the Sky, All the Time: The Owens Valley LWA
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March 8, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Alan Weinstein (Caltech)
First Results from Advanced LIGO
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March 15, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Kevin Bundy (IPMU)
Galaxy Death and the Role of “Red Geysers"
March 22, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Yashar Hezaveh (Stanford)
Measuring the mass function of dark matter subhalos with ALMA observations of gravitationally lensed dusty galaxies
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March 29, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Alexie Leauthaud (IPMU)
Thinking Big (and Small) : Frontier Science in the Era of Wide Field Lensing Surveys
April 5, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Carles Badenes (University of Pittsburgh)
The Persistence of Memory: What Supernova Remnants Can Tell Us about Type Ia Supernova Progenitors
April 12, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Jared Males (University of Arizona)
Characterizing Habitable Planets with Extreme Adaptive Optics: The Road from MagAO to the GMT
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April 14, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Mike Gladders (University of Chicago)
Cluster Strong Lensing: Statistics, Simulations, and Sources
April 19, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Andrew Fox (STScI)
The Gaseous Halo of the Milky Way: a Close-up View of Galactic Inflow and Outflow
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April 26, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Matt Turk (NCSA/University of Illinois)
How can software promote inquiry?
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May 3, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jacqueline van Gorkom (Columbia)
CHILES, the COSMOS HI Large Extragalactic Survey
May 10, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Sagi Ben-Ami (CfA)
G-CLEF: Science cases and Instrument Design
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May 17, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jorge Moreno (Cal Poly Pomona)
Galaxy Mergers on FIRE: Mapping Star Formation
May 24, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Aomawa Shields (UCLA)
Exoplanet Climatology: The Next Era of Habitable-planet Hunting