University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

MN Institute for Astrophysics Colloquium

semester, 2019

Friday, January 25th 2019
There will be no colloquium this week. (Faculty candidate presentation on Thursday).
Friday, February 1st 2019
There will be no colloquium this week
Wednesday, February 6th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Richard Anthony D'Souza, University of Michigan
Subject: Unravelling the Andromeda Galaxy's most important merger
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, February 8th 2019
There will be no colloquium this week. (Faculty candidate presentation on Thursday).
Friday, February 15th 2019
There will be no colloquium this week. (Faculty candidate presentation on Thursday).
Friday, February 22nd 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Anna Williams, Macalester University
Subject: Exploring the coevolution of magnetic fields and galaxies in different environments
Friday, March 1st 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker:  Dale Gary, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Subject: A Breakthrough View of Solar Flares from Radio Imaging Spectroscopy
Faculty Host: John Wygant
Friday, March 8th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Marc Pinsonneault, The Ohio State University
Subject: Stellar Rotation and the Time Domain Revolution
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, March 15th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Emil Rivera-Thorsen, University of Oslo
Subject: A Series Of Fortunate Events: The discovery of a unique, lensed Lyman-continuum leaking galaxy at z=2
Friday, March 22nd 2019
2:30 pm:
There will be be no colloquium this week due to spring break
Friday, March 29th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Vuk Mandic
Subject: Observing the Universe with Gravitational Waves
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, April 5th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Rob Kennicutt, Texas A&M University
Subject: 2020 Decadal Survey
Thursday, April 11th 2019
7:00 pm:
Speaker: Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Subject: Cosmic Gold: Neutron Star Mergers, Gravitational Waves, and the Origin of the Elements
Friday, April 12th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Subject: What Happens When a Massive Star Fails (Sort of) to Explode?
Friday, April 19th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Peter Garnovich, University of Notre Dame
Subject: The Spin Cycle: Rapidly Rotating Magnetized White Dwarfs in Close Binaries
Faculty Host: Patrick Kelly
Friday, April 26th 2019
2:30 pm:
Speaker: There will be no colloquium today
Faculty Host: Charles E. Woodward
Friday, May 3rd 2019
2:30 pm:
There will be no colloquium this week
Friday, May 10th 2019
To be announced.
Friday, May 17th 2019
There will be no colloquium this week

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