Current seminar schedule

Astronomy Seminar Series

Large Conference Room, Victoria

Tuesdays at 11am unless otherwise indicated

Webcast archive and previous seminars


Fall 2016

Date Speaker Title / Topic
Tues. Sept. 6 Gwen Eadie (McMaster) The Milky Way Galaxy: Inferring the Dark Matter from the Light
Tues. Sept. 13 Matthew Taylor (Universidad Catolica) The Extended Globular Cluster System of NGC5128 and its Nearby Environment
Tues. Sept. 20 Quinn Konopacky (UC San Diego) Constraining Planet Formation with Directly Imaged Exoplanets
Tues. Sept. 27 Lucas Macri (Texas AM) The Hubble Constant in the Era of Precision Cosmology
Tues. Oct. 4 Jo Bovy (Toronto) Galaxy Evolution at High Resolution: the New View of the Milky Way
Tues. Oct. 11 Keith Vanderlinde (Dunlap Institute) Cosmology, Cell Phones, and Video Games: Mapping Dark Energy with CHIME
Tues. Oct. 18 Tuan Do (UCLA) Studying the Origin of the Milky Way Nuclear Star Cluster One Star at a Time
Tues. Oct. 25 Sean Andrews (CfA/Smithsonian) Observing the Evolution of Solids in Protoplanetary Disks
Tues. Nov. 1 cancelled
Tues. Nov. 8 Daniel Tamayo (Toronto) How Dynamical Chaos Shapes the Architectures of Planetary Systems
Tues. Nov. 15 Adam Ginsburg (NRAO) High-mass Star Formation in the Galaxy’s Densest Environments
Tues. Nov. 22 cancelled
Tues. Nov. 29 Katherine Kretke (SWRI) From Pebbles to Planets
Tues. Dec. 6 Meredith Rawls (Washington) The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: from Software to Science
Tues. Dec. 13 Paul Scholz (DRAO) pulsars, fast radio bursts

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Title / Topic
Tues. Jan. 10 Gary Mamon (IAP) galaxy environment
Tues. Jan. 17 Alina Kiessling (JPL) Euclid, cosmological simulations
Tues. Jan. 24 Chris Pritchet (Victoria) supernovae
Tues. Jan. 31 Cameron Yozin (Victoria) galaxy formation simulations
Tues. Feb. 7 Karin Sandstrom (UC San Diego) dust, ISM, star formation
Tues. Feb. 14 Erik Rosolowsky (Alberta) star formation
Tues. Feb. 21 Ian Shelton (Mount Allison) SN 1987A (30-yr anniversary)
Tues. Feb. 28 Marc Buie (SWRI) Project Recon (TNOs)
Tues. Mar. 7 Sean Couch (MSU) supernovae
Tues. Mar. 14 Catherine Espaillat (Boston) exoplanets
Tues. Mar. 21 Jessica Werk (UW) galactic halos, gas dynamics
Tues. Mar. 28 Tim Davidge (DAO) star clusters
Tues. Apr. 4 David Harrington (NSO/Maui) – awaiting confirmation optical polarimetry
Tues. Apr. 11 Jaime Pineda (MPE) star formation
Tues. Apr. 18 Dan Weisz (UC Berkeley) resolved stellar populations
Tues. Apr. 25 Renu Malhotra (Arizona) solar system, planetary dynamics