CfA Events Calendar

Week of December 09 through December 15, 2018

Monday, December 10

10:00 am: special-seminar-no (Wolbach Library)

12:00 pm: SMA Talk (Phillips Auditorium)
Shuo Kong (Yale): "New Insights into the Stellar Initial Mass Function: the Interplay between Filaments, Magnetic Fields, and Protostellar Accretion"

Tuesday, December 11

10:00 am: ITC Special Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Christopher Stott, Chairman & C.E.O. (ManSat LLC): "Lunar Observatories as the Next Giant Leap for Astronomy?"

1:30 pm: SMA Talk (Phillips Auditorium)
Merel van 't Hoff (Leiden Observatory): "Unveiling the Initial Conditions of Planet Formation"

12:00 pm: Galaxies and Cosmology Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Tracy Clarke (NRL): "Mining the Sky for Cluster Radio Emission"
Xin Wang (UCLA): "The First Census of Precise Metallicity Gradients in Dwarf Galaxies at Cosmic Noon"

Wednesday, December 12

12:30 pm: High Energy Phenomena Seminar (Phillips Auditorium) Pizza will be served at 12:20
Christine Done (Durham): "The first quasars in the early universe"

Thursday, December 13

11:00 am: ITC Colloquium (Pratt)
Rosanne Di Stefano (CfA): "Mass Transfer within Hierarchical Triples: New Routes to Gravitational-Wave Events and Type Ia Supernovae"

4:00 pm: CfA Colloquium (Phillips Auditorium) Tea and cookies will be served at 3:30
Heather Cegla: "Probing the surfaces of Sun-like stars using transiting planets and 3D magnetohydrodynamical simulations"

Friday, December 14

12:30 pm: SMA Talk (Room M-340, 160 Concord Avenue)
Feng Long (Peking University): "Protoplanetary Disks and the Origins of the Diversity of Planetary Systems"

1:30 pm: CfA Women in Science Talk (Pratt Conference Room)
Nancy Evans (CfA): "AAS Demographics: What is the Landscape?"

2:30 pm: Quasar Tea (Phillips Auditorium)
Chris Done (Durham University): "Quasar variability"