Monday TAC Seminar

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 Yuan Li, Ben Margalit, and Stephen Ro. 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

Pdf

August 26, 2019

 

Peng Oh

UCSB

Cold Gas in Hot Halos: The Formation and Survival of Cold Gas in Galactic Halos

Xiangcheng Ma

September 2, 2019

N/A

N/A

NO TALK (holiday)

N/A

September 9, 2019

Rick Mebane

UCLA

Population III Star Formation and the Cosmic 21-cm Background

Josh Dillon

September 16, 2019

Lev Arzamasskiy

Princeton

Instabilities and dissipation in collisionless magnetized turbulence

Kareem Elbadry

September 23, 2019

Christopher Reynolds

Cambridge 

Particle physics beyond the Standard Model (and other fun) with clusters of galaxies

Yuan Li

September 30, 2019

Carolyn Raithel

U Arizona

Constraints on the Neutron Star Equation of State from Gravitational Wave Events

Casey Lam

October 7, 2019

Wolfgang Kerzendorf

MSU

Machine learning and theoretical astrophysics

Ken Shen

October 14, 2019

Michelle Vick

Cornell

Chaotic Dynamical Tides: Hot Jupiter Formation and Other Applications

Nick Choksi

October 21, 2019

Lamiya Mowla

Yale

Breaking the law? A revised view of the relation between the sizes and masses of galaxies since z~3

Wren Suess

October 28, 2019

Ore Gottlieb

Tel Aviv

What have we learnt about relativistic outflows from GW170817?

Sivan Ginzburg

November 4, 2019

Mark Voit

MSU

Baryon Cycles in the Biggest Galaxies

Yuan Li

November 11, 2019

N/A

N/A

NO TALK (holiday)

N/A

November 18, 2019

Itai Linial

HUJI

Early light from Aspherical explosions

Ben Margalit

November 25, 2019

Lauren Corlies

LSST

FOGGIE: Exploring the Circumgalactic Medium in High Resolution

Yong Zheng

December 2, 2019

J. J. Zanazzi

CITA

Orbital Circularization of Binaries with Resonance Locking from Stellar Evolution

Sivan Ginzburg

December 9, 2019

J. Barnes

U Columbia

Origins of the Astrophysical r-process

Hannah Klion