University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Cosmology Lunchtime Seminar

Spring Semester

Monday, January 16th 2017
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Monday, January 23rd 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Lauren Pearce, University of Minnesota
Subject: Phenomenology of Trapped Inflation
Monday, January 30th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Burcin Mutlu-Pakdil, UMN
Subject: Discovery of an extremely rare galaxy: PGC 1000714
Monday, February 6th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Brian D. Nord, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Subject: The Power of Galaxy Surveys and Strong Gravitational Lensing for Probing the Cosmos
Faculty Host: Marco Peloso
Monday, February 13th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Zhen Yuan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Subject: A possible formation mechanism of Fornax-like dSph: major merger after infall to Milky Way
Faculty Host: Yong-Zhong Qian
Monday, February 20th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Lilya Williams, UMN
Subject:  Interplay between dark and baryonic matter in galaxy centers: new constraints from dynamics and lensing
Monday, February 27th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Patrick Meyers, UMN
Subject: Searching for the stochastic gravitational-wave background in Advanced LIGO's first observing run
Monday, March 6th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Darryl Wright, UMN
Subject: Supernova Hunters: combining human and machine classifications
Monday, March 20th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Hugh Dickinson, UMN
Subject:  Visual Classification of Illustris Galaxy Morphologies: Evaluating Cosmological Simulations using Galaxy Zoo
Monday, March 27th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Qi Wen, UMN
Subject:  Falling Rotation Curves of The Star-forming Galaxies Ten Billion Years Ago
Monday, April 3rd 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Yong-Zhong Qian, UMN
Subject: Effects of eV-Scale Sterile Neutrinos on Supernova Explosion and Nucleosynthesis
Monday, April 10th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: D'Ann Barker, UMN
Subject: Low Energy Background Model for CDMSlite
Monday, April 17th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Terry J. Jones, UMN
Subject: Things That Go Bump In the Night
Monday, April 24th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Evan Skillman, UMN
Subject: Carbon
Monday, May 1st 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Micaela Bagley, UMN
Subject: A High Space Density of Luminous Lyman-alpha Emitters at z~6.5

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