CfA Events Calendar

Week of January 26 through February 01, 2020

Monday, January 27

12:00 pm: Stars and Planets Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Nicole Arulanantham (Colorado): "Tracing UV-sensitive molecules in protoplanetary disks with HST"
John McCann (UC Santa Barbara): "Atmospheric escape for close-in exoplanets"

3:00 pm: ITC Special Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Andreas Burkert (Universitäts-Sternwarte München): "The Puzzle of Dark Matter Halo Cores in Low and High Redshift Galaxies"

Tuesday, January 28

12:00 pm: Galaxies and Cosmology Seminar (Phillips Auditorium)
Claire Dickey (Yale): "Self-quenching of Low Mass Galaxies in Observations and Simulations with Orchard"
Mauro Sereno (INAF Bologna): "Gravitational lensing detection of an extremely dense environment around a galaxy cluster"

Wednesday, January 29

12:30 pm: High Energy Phenomena Seminar (Phillips Auditorium) Pizza will be served at 12:20
Roger Blandford (KIPAC): "Black Hole Ergomagnetospheres, Electromagnetic Jets and Ejection Disks"

Thursday, January 30

11:00 am: ITC Colloquium (Pratt Conference Room)
Martin Lesourd (Black Hole Initiative, Harvard University): "Mathematics of Black Holes"
Fabio Pacucci (CfA): "Astrophysics of Black Holes"

12:30 pm: ITC Luncheon (Phillips Auditorium) The 2018-2019 ITC luncheons are sponsored by a generous donation from ITC senior faculty member Dr. Eric Keto.
Rebecca Nevin (CfA): "Combining Images and Kinematics to Identify Galaxy Mergers"
Justin Kasper (University of Michigan): "Parker Solar Probe and Our Poor Understanding of Energy Flow in Astrophysical Plasmas"
"TBD"
Roger Blandford (Stanford University): "Fast Radio Bursts as Magnetar EMPs"

4:00 pm: CfA Colloquium (Phillips Auditorium) Tea and cookies will be served at 3:30
Justin Kasper (University of Michigan): "First Discoveries by Parker Solar Probe and the SWEAP Investigation"

Friday, January 31

12:30 pm: SMA Seminar Series (Room M-340, 160 Concord Avenue)
Glen Petitpas (CfA): "Proposing to Use the SMA"