Theoretical Astrophysics Center Seminars

Theoretical Astrophysics Center seminars are held on Mondays at noon (~12:10 pm) in 131 A Campbell Hall unless noted otherwise. The current TAC organizers are Ben Margalit, Anna Ho, and Luke Johns. For more information please contact them at tac-seminar[at]astro.berkeley.edu.

Note: There are also Berkeley Cosmology Group seminars on Tuesdays.

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Host

Event Flyer

January 24, 2022

Brenna Mockler (remote)

UCSC

Exploring Galactic Nuclei with Tidal Disruption Events

David Khatami

January 31, 2022

Aprajita Hajela (remote)

Northwestern

GW170817: A Gift That Keeps on Giving

Wynn Jacobson-Galan

February 7, 2022

Valeriya Korol (remote)

Birmingham

Prospects for multi-messenger studies of the Milky Way with LISA

Ken Shen

February 14, 2022

Sanjana Curtis (remote)

University of Amsterdam

Heavy element nucleosynthesis and kilonovae from hypermassive neutron star remnants

Andrea Antoni

February 21, 2022

Holiday

February 28, 2022

Ruobing Dong (remote)

University of Victoria

Observational Planet Formation

Eugene Chiang

March 7, 2022

Aleksey Generozov (remote)

Technion

Formation and evolution of young stars in the Galactic Center

Ben Margalit

March 14, 2022

Yakov Faerman (in person)

University of Washington

Modeling the Circumgalactic Medium

Chris McKee

March 21, 2022

Carla Frohlich (remote)

NCS

Joe Bright

March 28, 2022

Thankful Cromartie (in person)

Cornell

Cutting-Edge Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Casey Lam

April 4, 2022

Daniel Siegel (remote)

Perimeter/ U of Guelph

r-Process nucleosynthesis in gravitational-wave and other explosive astrophysical events

Ben Margalit

April 11, 2022

Dan Foreman-Mackey (in person)

Flatiron

Open source software for probabilistic data analysis in astrophysics

Keming Zhang

April 18, 2022

Thales Gutcke (in person)

Princeton

LYRA: Dwarf galaxies on small scales in a cosmological context

Alessandro Savino

April 25, 2022

Kirill Tchernyshyov (TBD)

University of Washington

Yong Zheng

May 2, 2022

Mitsuru Kokubo (TBD)

Princeton

Ryan Chornock

May 9, 2022

Jake Turner (in person)

Cornell

The search for radio emission from exoplanets using LOFAR low-frequency beamformed observations

Marta Bryan