Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:00am
Dr. Chung-Pei Ma (UC Berkeley)

Towards the origins of fast radio bursts

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:00am
Prof. Vikram Ravi (Caltech)

The existence of extragalactic fast radio bursts (FRBs) of sub-millisecond durations, originating at cosmologically significant distances, has been established.

No lunch talk

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm
No lunch talk


Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Adam Smercina (University of Michigan)


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 11:00am
Dr. Guillermo Blanc (Carnegie/LCO)

No lunch talk

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm
No lunch talk

Piecing together the history of galaxies and metals

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:00am
Dr. Svea Hernandez (STScI)

Being complex systems containing vast amounts of gas, dust, and stars, galaxies allow us to study the Universe in great detail. It is inside these systems that stars form, and transform the simplest of elements, hydrogen, into heavy elements essential for life as we know it.


Friday, October 11, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Abigail Polin (UC Berkeley)