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 6, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Smadar Naoz (UCLA)
On the Dynamics of Planets, Stars and Black Holes - New Insights from Triples
September 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Rebecca Bernstein (GMTO/Carnegie)
Scientific capabilities and integrated modeling for GMT
September 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Courtney Dressing (Caltech)
Characterizing Planetary Systems Orbiting Low-mass Stars
September 27, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Laura Sales (UC Riverside)
Dwarfs and their tiny satellites as extreme probes to the LCDM model
October 11, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Jen van Saders (Carnegie)
Tutorial on Asteroseismology
October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Antonin Bouchez (GMTO)
Integrated modeling of GMT
October 18, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Bruce Bigelow (GMTO)
Overview and status of the GMT site, enclosure, and facilities design and development
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October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Dave Ashby (GMTO)
Giant Magellan Telescope Overview
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Alan Dressler (Carnegie Observatories)
Star Formation and Structure in Galaxies: Is Density Destiny?
November 8, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Kevin Schlaufman (Carnegie)
The Origin of Hot Jupiters
November 15, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jacqueline van Gorkom (Columbia)
CHILES, the COSMOS HI Large Extragalactic Survey
November 29, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Marcia Rieke (Arizona)
NIRCam for JWST: Your Next Near-Infrared Camera in Space
December 5, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Jonelle Walsh (Texas A&M)
Supermassive Black Holes in Compact Galaxies
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jason Glenn (University of Colorado, Boulder)
A Fresh Look at Molecular Gas in Galaxies
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January 10, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Dan Stern (JPL)
A Sampler of NuSTAR Highlights
January 17, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Rosalba Perna (Stony Brook University)
Highly magnetic neutron stars: bewildering astrophysical laboratories and cosmological tools
January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Todd Thompson (The Ohio State University)
Physics and phenomenology of galactic winds
January 24, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. George Becker (UCR)
The Intergalactic Medium Near Reionization
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February 7, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Daniel Weisz (Berkeley)
Local Group Dwarf Galaxies in the Early Universe
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February 14, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Roberto Decarli (MPIA)
What drives the cosmic history of star formation?
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February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Nia Imara (Harvard CfA)
A Story of Stellar Nurseries
March 9, 2017 - 4:00pm TBD
March 14, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Craig Wheeler (University of Texas)
March 23, 2017 - 4:00pm TBD
March 28, 2017 - 4:00pm TBD
March 30, 2017 - 4:00pm TBD
April 4, 2017 - 4:00pm TBD
April 18, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Jen van Saders (Carnegie)
April 25, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Ben Shappee (Carnegie)
May 2, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Andrew Wetzel (Carnegie - Caltech)
May 16, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Stephanie Tonnesen (Carnegie)
May 23, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. JJ Eldridge (University of Auckland)