Astronomy 386S - Fall 2012

Seminar in Extragalactic Astronomy

Th 3:30 · RLM 15.216B · 47865

Professor

Derek Wills

RLM 13.136 · (512) 471-1392 · email


Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title


Aug 30

Derek Wills

University of Texas at Austin

Organizational meeting.


Sep 6

Yi-Kuan Chiang

University of Texas at Austin

Exgal Seminar attendees are directed to go to this presentation during the Cosmos Seminar time: 3PM on Wed 5 September: "A Systematic Approach to Studying Galaxy Cluster Formation in the Early Universe"
abstract


Sep 13

No talk scheduled.


Sep 20

John Jardel

University of Texas at Austin

"Measuring Dark Matter Halos Non-parametrically in the Smallest Galaxies"


Sep 27

No talk scheduled. Exgal seminar attendees are encouraged to attend this week's colloquium by Casey Papovich of Texas A&M.


Oct 4

Paul Robertson

University of Texas at Austin

"H1 Content and Metallicity in Spiral Galaxies: The Legacy of Infall"


Oct 11

Mimi Song

University of Texas at Austin

"HETDEX NIR Follow-up: Physical Properties of High-redshift Lyman-alpha Emitters"


Oct 18

John Barentine

University of Texas at Austin

"Metallicities of Anomalous-Velocity Gas in the Vicinity of the Milky Way: A Status Update"
abstract


Oct 25

Vithal Tilvi

Texas A&M University

(host: Steve Finkelstein): "Searching Galaxies at Cosmic Dawn"
abstract


Nov 1

Sarah Salviander

University of Texas at Austin

"Evolution and Observational Bias in the Black Hole - Galaxy Relationship for Quasars"


Nov 8

Bev Wills

University of Texas at Austin

"Superluminal Radio Jets and Accretion Power" (this talk was cancelled)


Nov 16

Jonathan Stern

Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)

Joint ISM/Exgal Seminar to be held on Friday, 16 November: "Active Galactic Nuclei and their Hosts"
abstract


Nov 22

Thanksgiving Day Holiday: No talk scheduled.


Nov 29

Taylor Chonis

University of Texas at Austin

"Resolving the Lyman Alpha Emission of Redshift ~2.5 Star-Forming Galaxies in HETDEX"


Dec 6

Tim Weinzirl

University of Texas at Austin

"Structure, Activity and Assembly History of Massive Galaxies out to z~3 and Across Diverse Environments"


Dec 6

Kyle Kaplan

University of Texas at Austin

"Chemical Evolution and Star Formation History of Galaxies with VENGA"


Dec 13

Tania Penuela

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich

Bonus Exgal talk: "The Morphological Nature of LAEs at z=2 and z=3"
abstract

ngc 1097

NGC 1097 with adaptive optics [ESO]