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
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
July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Tim Morton (Princeton)
A new paradigm for transiting exoplanets
July 26, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Vera Gluscevic (IAS)
Roads to dark matter: direct detection, cosmology, and beyond
August 30, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Pat McCarthy and Dr. Jim Fanson
Overview of GMT
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
GMT Science Performance, Integrated Modeling, and Analysis
September 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Courtney Dressing (Caltech)
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Alan Dressler (Carnegie Observatories)
November 8, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Kevin Schlaufman (Carnegie)
November 15, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jacqueline van Gorkom (Columbia)
November 29, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Marcia Rieke (Arizona)
December 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Vicky Kaspi (McGill)
January 10, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Dan Stern (JPL)
February 7, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Daniel Weisz (Berkeley)
February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Nia Imara (Harvard CfA)