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

September 13, 2021

Ellen Price

 University of Chicago

Simulating Protoplanetary Disk Dynamics and Investigating their Exoplanet Outcomes

September 20, 2021

Tharindu Jayasinghe Arachchilage

OSU

Searching for the quietest compact objects in the Milky Way

September 27, 2021

Maya Fishbach

Northwestern

Astrophysical Lessons from Gravitational-Wave Populations

Ben Margalit

October 4, 2021

Michael Pajkos

MSU

Interpreting Gravitational Waves from Core-collapse Events Using Supernova Simulations

Dan Kasen

October 11, 2021

Wenrui Xu

Princeton

October 18, 2021

Itai Linial

Hebrew University

Shocking Transients: Early light from stellar explosions

Ben Margalit

October 25, 2021

Melina Bersten

Hydrodynamical Models of Core Collapse Supernovae and Shock Breakout.

Raffaella Margutti

November 1, 2021

Mia de los Reyes

Caltech

 Using Galactic Archaeology to Probe the Physics of Type Ia Supernovae

Ekta Patel

November 8, 2021

Chad Bustard

UCSB

Cold Clouds in the Circumgalactic Medium: A Magellanic Case-Study

Yong Zheng

November 15, 2021

Mark Krumholz (@2pm)

ANU

Cosmic rays in star-forming galaxies: transport, feedback, and non-thermal messengers.

Chris McKee

November 29, 2021

Rachel Patton

December 6, 2021

Shirley Li