SEMINAR IN EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY
Astronomy 386S - Fall 2009
Th 3:30 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 49595

Professor

Derek Wills · RLM 13.136 · TBA · (512) 471-1392 · email

NGC 4676: When Mice Collide [ACS Science & Engineering Team, Hubble Space Telescope, NASA]

Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title


Aug 27

Derek Wills & Greg Shields

University of Texas at Austin

Organizational Meeting


Sep 03

Remco van den Bosch

University of Texas at Austin

"Red Nuggets"


Sep 10

Sukanya Chakrabarti

University of California, Berkeley

"Tidal Imprints of Dark Sub-Halos on the Cold Gas in Galaxies"
abstract


Sep 17

Peter Yoachim

University of Texas at Austin

"Satellite Galaxies in Stripe 82"


Sep 17

Jeremy Murphy

University of Texas at Austin

Journal Club: (discussing 3 papers) (1) "Gravitational Heating Helps Make Massive Galaxies Red and Dead" by Johansson et al., arXiv:0903.2840; (2) "Smooth, undisturbed dwarf spheroidal galaxies in the Perseus Cluster core: Implications for dark matter content" by Penny et al., arXiv: 0908.3841; (3) "Discovery of CIV Emission Filaments in M87" by Sparks et al., arXiv:0909.2063v1


Sep 24

Martin Gaskell

University of Texas at Austin

"Accurate AGN Black Hole Masses and the Dispersions in the Black Hole Mass - Bulge Luminosity and M-Sigma Relationships" abstract


Oct 01

Joshua Adams

University of Texas at Austin

"LSB Kinematics with Virus-P"


Oct 08

Greg Shields

University of Texas at Austin

"The Quasar: SDSS J1050+3456: Black Hole Recoil or Double-Peaked Emitter?"


Oct 08

Randi Worhatch

University of Texas at Austin

"Emission Lines in Low Mass AGN"


Oct 15

Nalin Vutisalchavakul

University of Texas at Austin

Journal Club: "Hierarchical models of high redshift galaxies with thermally pulsing asymptotic giant branch stars: comparison with observations" by Tonini, et al., arXiv:0910.0015T


Oct 15

Taylor Chonis

University of Texas at Austin

"Stellar Tidal Streams in Nearby Spiral Galaxies"


Oct 22

Daniel Stern

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

"The Spitzer Deep, Wide-Field Survey: Brown Dwarfs to Reionization, and Everything In Between" (This presentation cancelled due to family illness; we hope to reschedule Daniel Stern's visit at a future date)


Oct 29

John Jardel

University of Texas at Austin

"Galaxy Zoo: Passive Red Spirals" (rescheduled to a later date to avoid conflict with the Texas Cosmology Network Meeting: Seminar loyalists are urged to attend the TCN meeting)


Oct 29

Chalence Safranek-Shrader

University of Texas at Austin

"Fragmentation of Galactic Accretion Streams at High Redshift" (rescheduled to a later date to avoid conflict with the Texas Cosmology Network Meeting: Seminar loyalists are urged to attend the TCN meeting)


Nov 05

Eliot Quataert

University of California, Berkeley
Beatrice M. Tinsley Visiting Professor

"Feedback from Radiation Pressure during Galaxy Formation"


Nov 06 Friday 3:30

Yoshiyuki Inoue

Kyoto University

Special Astrophysics Theory / Extragalactic Seminar Talk: "Active galactic nuclei and the cosmic gamma-ray background radiation in the Fermi era" abstract


Nov 12

Julie Comerford

University of California, Berkeley

"Dual Supermassive Black Holes as Tracers of Galaxy Mergers" abstract


Nov 19

Tim Weinzirl

University of Texas at Austin

"Dust Obscured Galaxies at z~2"


Nov 26

 

 

No talk scheduled. Thanksgiving Holiday.


Dec 03

John Barentine

University of Texas at Austin

"Distances to the 21 cm High Velocity Clouds" abstract


Dec 03

Mimi Song

University of Texas at Austin

"SED Evolution of IR Luminous Galaxies at 1<z<1.5: 15 micron Observation of the Extended Groth Strip"