APS Colloquia

Colloquia for Fall 2017

Check back soon for an updated list of our speakers!

Date

Speaker

Institution

Talk Title

Contact

28-Aug Mary Putman Columbia An Overview of Galactic Gas Accretion Charles Danforth
4-Sep None (Labor Day) No colloquium on University Holiday    
11-Sep Keivan Stassun Vanderbilt University The Royal Road Redux: Eclipses and Transits in the Era of Gaia and TESS Zach Berta-Thompson
18-Sep Konstantin Batygin Caltech Planet Nine from Outer Space: Status Update Ann-Marie Madigan
25-Sep Nick Stone Columbia

Murmurs from Dormant Black Holes: The Theory and Observation of Tidal Disruption Events

Ann-Marie Madigan
2-Oct Emily Rauscher University of Michigan Pushing Down and Out: characterizing hot Jupiters in detail and expanding into new regimes Zach Berta-Thompson
9-Oct Amy Reines Montana State University

The Origins of Supermassive Black Holes

Ann-Marie Madigan
16-Oct Lindsay Glesener University of Minnesota Hunting the smallest flares: the first focused hard X-ray observations of the Sun Adam Kowalski
23-Oct Alex Parker SWRI TBA Ann-Marie Madigan
30-Oct Jorge Moreno Pomona College TBA Zach Berta-Thompson
6-Nov Kevin France CU Boulder - APS The Potential Habitability of Rocky Planets Around Red Dwarfs: Stellar Drivers for Atmospheric Chemistry and Stability Adam Kowalski
13-Nov Iair Arcavi UC Santa Barbara A First Characterization of Tidal Disruption Events and Their Surprising Properties Ann-Marie Madigan
20-Nov None (Fall Break) No colloquium on University Holiday    
27-Nov Robert Anderson CU Boulder - GEOL The Relevance of Astronomy to the Earth Sciences Ann-Marie Madigan
4-Dec Mark Rast CU Boulder - APS TBA Adam Kowalski
11-Dec Beth Willman LSST/ University of Arizona The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Zach Berta-Thompson

Colloquia for Spring 2018

Date

Speaker

Institution

Talk Title

Contact

22-Jan TBD      
29-Jan Wen-fai Fong University of Arizona TBA Zach Berta-Thompson
5-Feb TBD      
12-Feb TBD      
19-Feb TBD      
26-Feb TBD      
5-Mar TBD      
12-Mar Nate Kaib University of Oklahoma TBA Adam Kowalski
19-Mar John Wisniewski University of Oklahoma TBA Adam Kowalski
26-Mar None (Spring Break) No colloquium on University Holiday    
2-Apr APS Department Colloquium University of Colorado - Boulder TBA Zach Berta-Thompson
9-Apr Shelley Wright University of California-San Diego TBA Seth Hornstein
16-Apr Quinn Konopacky University of California-San Diego TBA Zach Berta-Thompson
23-Apr Daryl Haggard McGill University TBA Adam Kowalski
30-Apr Rebekah Dawson Penn State TBA Zach Berta-Thompson