CfA Events Calendar

Week of December 08 through December 14, 2019

Monday, December 09

12:00 pm: Stars and Planets Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
James Jackman (University of Warwick): "The biggest flares from the smallest stars with NGTS"
Todd Mooring (Harvard EPS): "Transient Eddies in the Martian Atmosphere: Modulation by the Mean Flow"

Tuesday, December 10

12:00 pm: Galaxies and Cosmology Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Kenta Hotokezaka (Princeton): "Late-time kilonovae and superluminal jet in neutron star merger"
Hannah Übler (MPE): "Kinematics of z~1–2 star-forming galaxies with KMOS^3D: intrinsic velocity dispersion"

12:00 pm: Galaxies and Cosmology Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Kenta Hotokezaka (Princeton): "12/10/2019"

1:00 pm: Exoplanet Pizza Lunch (Pratt Conference Room)
Dave Latham (CfA): "The TESS Follow-up Observing Program"
James Jackman (University of Warwick): "TBD"

Wednesday, December 11

11:00 am: Special SMA Talk (Room M-340, 160 Concord Avenue)
Sean Linden (University of Virginia): "Multiwavelength Census of Star Clusters and Star-Forming Regions in Extreme Star-Forming Environments in the Local Universe"

11:00 am: SSP Special Seminar (Pratt Conference Room)
Prof. Noriyuki Matsunaga (University of Tokyo and Koyama Astronomical Observatory): "WINERED, a High-Resolution zYJ-Band Spectrograph"
Mingjie Jian (University of Tokyo): "The Helium Absorption at 10830 AA: Observational Trends with Stellar Parameters"

12:30 pm: High Energy Phenomena Seminar (Phillips Auditorium) Pizza will be served at 12:20
Dominique Eckert (University of Geneva): "Galaxy cluster astrophysics and cosmology with eROSITA"

Thursday, December 12

4:00 pm: CfA Colloquium (Phillips Auditorium) Tea and cookies will be served at 3:30
Ana Bonaca (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA): "Decoding the Milky Way galaxy"

Friday, December 13

12:00 pm: Special SMA Talk (Room M-340, 160 Concord Avenue)
Eric Koch (University of Alberta): "Observing the Assembly of Clouds and Clusters Across the Local Group"

1:00 pm: Special LSST Seminar (Room M-340, 160 Concord Avenue) The seminar will be followed by an extended discussion with coffee and snacks from 2-3 pm. We will also take Dr. Guy out to dinner on Thursday evening; if interested, please contact Peter Williams to RSVP and register any dietary restrictions.
Dr. Leanne Guy (LSST): "The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Data Products"