Journal Club – Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

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Date Title Speaker
September 2, 2020 Intro to AJC Antonio J. Porras
September 9, 2020 “A KELT/TESS Eclipsing Binary in a Young Triple System Associated with Local “Stellar String” Theia 301″ by Cunningham et al. (2020) [2009.03872] Joni Cunningham
September 16, 2020 “LIGO Discovery of an Intermediate-Mass Black Hole” Karan Jani
September 23, 2020 “The NANOGrav 12.5 year data set: Search for an Isotropic Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background” by Arzoumanian et al. (2020) [2009.04496] Natasha McMann
September 30, 2020 “Fly-bys, orbits, splashback: subhalos and the importance of the halo boundary” by Diemer, Benedikt (2020) [2007.10992] Christina Davis
October 7, 2020 “A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for General Relativistic Hydrodynamics in thornado” by Dunham, Samuel J et al. (2020) [2009.13025] Sam Dunham
October 14, 2020 “How do central and satellite galaxies quench? — Insights from spatially resolved spectroscopy in the MaNGA survey” by Bluck, Asa F. L. et al. (2020) [2009.05341] Antonio Porras
October 21, 2020 “Characterizing Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies in the Early Universe” Sinclaire Manning (University of Texas at Austin)
October 28, 2020 “Revealing the Impact of Quasar Luminosity on Giant Lyα Nebulae” by Mackenzie, Ruari et al. (2020) [2010.12589] KeShawn Ivory
November 10, 2020 “Flare Rates, Rotation Periods, and Spectroscopic Activity Indicators of a Volume-Complete Sample of Mid-to-Late M dwarfs within 15 Parsecs” by Medina, Amber A. et al. (2020) [2010.15635] Don Dixon
November 11, 2020 “AI-assisted super-resolution cosmological simulations” by Li, Yin et al. (2020) [2010.06608] Abbie Petulante
November 18, 2020 No AJC
November 25, 2020 Thanksgiving Break – No AJC
December 2, 2020 “Caught in the Web I: environmental effect on halo concentrations, shape and spin” by Hellwing, Wojciech A. et al. (2020) [2011.08840] Nicholas Chason
January 13, 2021 No AJC. AAS week
January 19, 2021 “3 percent predictions for the clustering of dark matter, haloes and subhaloes, over a wide range of cosmologies and scales” by Contreras, S. et al. (2020) [2001.03176] Gillian Beltz-Mohrmann
January 20, 2021 Karl Jaehnig – Postponed
January 27, 2021 “Observational Measures of Halo Properties Beyond Mass” by Behroozi, Hearin, and Moster (2021) [2101.05280] Bill Smith
February 3, 2021 “The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Reverberation Mapping Project: How Broad Emission Line Widths Change When Luminosity Changes” by Wang, Shu et al. (2020) [2006.06178] Collin Dabbieri
February 10, 2021 “Detection of an ionized gas outflow in the extreme UV-luminous star-forming galaxy BOSS-EUVLG1 at z=2.47” by Alvarez-Marquez, J. et al. (2021) [2102.00774] Olivia Greene
February 17, 2021 “Five percent measurement of the gravitational constant in the Large Magellanic Cloud” by Desmond, Harry et al. (2021) [2012.05028] William Lamb
February 24, 2021 “Multiwavelength Observations of the RV Tauri Variable System U Monocerotis: Long-Term Variability Phenomena That Can Be Explained by Binary Interactions with a Circumbinary Disk” by Vega, Laura et al. (2021). In Press Laura Vega
March 3, 2021 “The Infrared Emission and Vigorous Star Formation of Low-redshift Quasars” by Xie, Yanxia et al. (2021) [2102.02695] Carrie Drake
March 10, 2021 Spring Break – No AJC
March 17, 2021 “Detailed Abundances of Planet-Hosting Open Clusters. The Praesepe (Beehive) Cluster” by Vejar, George, Simon C. Schuler, and Keivan G. Stassun. George Vejar
March 24, 2021 “Jumping the gap: searching for LIGO’s biggest black holes” by Ezquiaga, Jose María and Daniel E. Holz (2021) [2006.02211] Krystal Ruiz-Rocha
March 30, 2021 “The dependence of galaxy stellar-to-halo mass relation on galaxy morphology” by Correa, Camila A. and Joop Schaye (2020) [2010.01186] Mehnaaz Asad
March 31, 2021 “NEMESIS: Exoplanet Transit Survey of Nearby M-Dwarfs in TESS FFIs I” by Feliz, Dax L. (2021) [2103.05647] Dax Feliz
April 06, 2021 “A million binaries from Gaia eDR3: sample selection and validation of Gaia parallax uncertainties” by El-Badry, Kareem et al. (2021) [2101.05282] Jessica Schonhut-Stasik
April 7, 2021 “How to Train Your Flare Prediction Model: Revisiting Robust Sampling of Rare Events” by Ahmadzadeh, Azim et al. (2021) [2103.07542] Jorge Padial
April 14, 2021 “Neural networks as optimal estimators to marginalize over baryonic effects” by Villaescusa-Navarro, Francisco et al. (2020) [2011.05992] Adam Szewciw
April 21, 2021 “The Near-Stellar Environment of Class 0 protostars: A First Look with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy” by Laos, Stefan et al. (2021) In prep. Stefan Laos

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