Journal Club – Spring 2016

Date Title Speaker
January 13th, 2016 Hydrodynamical Simulations Ariyeh Maller
January 26th, 2016 “Machine learning classification of SDSS transient survey images” by du Buisson et al. (2015) Adam Szewciw
January 27th, 2016 The stellar mass assembly of galaxies in the Illustris simulation: growth by mergers and the spatial distribution of accreted stars by Rodriguez-Gomez et al. (2015) Victor Calderon
February 3rd, 2016 Breathing FIRE: How Stellar Feedback Drives Radial Migration, Rapid Size Fluctuations, and Population Gradients in Low-Mass Galaxies by El-Badry et al (2015) Christina Davis
February 10th, 2016 From the first stars to the first black holes by Valiante et al. (2016) Nicole Sanchez
February 17th, 2016 Radial velocity variable, hot post-AGB stars from the MUCHFUSS project. Classification, atmospheric parameters, formation scenarios by Reindl et al. (2016) Laura Vega
February 24th, 2016 Tabby’s Star Wars and Planet Hunters X. KIC 8462852 – Where’s the Flux? Michael Lund
March 2nd, 2016 Growing massive black holes through supercritical accretion of stellar-mass seeds by Lupi et al. (2016) Glenna Dunn
March 9th, 2016 Spring Break
March 16th, 2016 Moved to April 27th Samaiyah Farid
March 23rd, 2016 Evolved stars and the origin of abundance trends in planet hosts by Maldonado et al. (2016) George Vejar
March 30th, 2016 The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: Dense Core Clusters in Orion B by Kirk et al. (2016) Karl Jaehnig
April 6th, 2016 On the Feasibility of Characterizing Free-floating Planets with Current and Future Space-based Microlensing Surveys by Henderson et al. (2016) Savannah Jacklin
April 13th, 2016 Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger Tyson Littenberg from LIGO
April 20th, 2016 2FHL: The Second Catalog of Hard Fermi-LAT Sources by Ackermann et al. (2016) Rose Perea
April 27th, 2016 Stella Kafka
May 10th, 2016 Cosmic Voids in the SDSS DR12 BOSS Galaxy Sample: The Alcock-Paczynski Test by Mao et al (2016) Nicholas Chason
May 11th, 2016 Angular distribution of cosmic rays from an individual source in a turbulent magnetic field” by Harari et al. (2016) Matt Richardson

Talks from special visitors are highlighted in red.  Talks at non-standard times or locations are highlighted in blue.

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