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
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. Patrick (Pat) McCarthy (GMTO/Carnegie) and Dr. James (Jim) Fanson (GMTO)
Status of the Giant Magellan Telescope Project
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) and Dr. Antonin Bouchez (GMTO)
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 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
October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Eric Chauvin and Dave Ashby (GMTO)
TBD
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Alan Dressler (Carnegie Observatories)
TBD
November 8, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Kevin Schlaufman (Carnegie)
TBD
November 15, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jacqueline van Gorkom (Columbia)
TBD
November 29, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Marcia Rieke (Arizona)
TBD
December 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Vicky Kaspi (McGill)
TBD
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jason Glenn (University of Colorado, Boulder)
A Fresh Look at Molecular Gas in Galaxies
January 10, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Dan Stern (JPL)
TBD
January 24, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. George Becker (UCR)
TBD
February 7, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Daniel Weisz (Berkeley)
TBD
February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Nia Imara (Harvard CfA)
TBD