Astronomy 381S - Fall 2016

Seminar in Theoretical Astrophysics

M 3:30 · RLM 15.316B · 47600


J. Craig Wheeler · RLM 17.230 · (512) 471-6407 · email

Schedule

Aug. 29 J. Craig Wheeler
University of Texas at Austin
Organizational Meeting

Sep. 5 Labor Day Holiday


Sep. 12 (Talk #1) J. Craig Wheeler
The University of Texas at Austin
ASASSN 15lh, the brightest supernova ever or a tidal disruption event?

Sep. 12 (Talk #2) Wenbin Lu
The University of Texas at Austin
Fast Radio Bursts

Sep. 19 (Talk #1) Paul Shapiro
The University of Texas at Austin
Why Quasars (Still) Did Not Reionize the Universe

Sep. 19 (Talk #2) Shingo Hirano
The University of Texas at Austin
Various Paths of First Star Formation

Sep. 26 Milos Milosavljevic
The University of Texas at Austin
Introduction to Structured Matrix Factorizations for Missing Data Imputation and Outlier Detection Under Selection Bias

Oct. 3 (Talk #1) Mike Boylan-Kolchin
The University of Texas at Austin
Substructure depletion in the inner Milky Way from disk shocking

Oct. 3 (Talk #2) Bohua Li
The University of Texas at Austin
Complex Scalar Field Dark Matter and the Gravitational Wave Background from Inflation: New Cosmological Constraints and Detectability

Oct. 10 Enea Di Dio
Observatory of Trieste
Relativistic effects on galaxy power spectrum and bispectrum

abstract


Oct. 17 (Talk #1) Volker Bromm
The University of Texas at Austin
Supermassive black-hole seeds in the early universe

Oct. 17 (Talk #2) Jason Jaacks
The University of Texas at Austin
Uncovering Properties of the First Galaxies: Simulating the JWST Ultra Deep Fields Phase I

Oct. 24 (Talk #1) Brian Mulligan
The University of Texas at Austin
Deriving Abundances in a Radiation Dominated Supernova Atmosphere

Oct. 24 (Talk #2) Aaron Smith
The University of Texas at Austin
Lyman-alpha Radiation Hydrodynamics of Galactic Winds Before Cosmic Reionization

Oct. 31 Hirotaka Ito
Riken Research Institute
Photospheric Emission from a Structured Jet

Nov. 7 (Talk #1) Evan Schneider
University of Arizona
Simulating Galactic Winds on Supercomputers Using Cholla

abstract


Nov. 7 (Talk #2) Alex Fitts
The University of Texas at Austin
Fire in the Field Part 2

Nov. 14 No talk scheduled (i.e. - Are you kidding? Tomorrow is the NSF deadline!)

Nov. 21 John Scalo
The University of Texas at Austin
Three Trans-computational Systems

Nov. 28 No talk scheduled  

Dec 5 No talk scheduled
 

Dec 12 Caroline Straatman
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
The stellar mass Tully-Fisher relation for star-forming galaxies may have looked different at z~2, results from ZFIRE and outlook with LEGA-C

abstract


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