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Astronomy Seminar Schedule

Astronomy Seminars take place Wednesdays at 1:30pm, unless otherwise noted. 

Current Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Institute Title
Jan 20 Start-of-semester check-in    
Jan 27 Bradford Snios Center for Astrophysics Extragalactic Jets
Feb 10 Amruta Jaodand Caltech Transitional millisecond X-ray pulsars
Feb 17 Michael Pajkos MSU Determining Core Collapse Supernova Features using Gravitational Waves
Feb 24 Vivienne Baldassare Washington State University AGN and low-mass galaxies
Mar 10 Emily Rauscher University of Michigan The Peril and Promise of Three-Dimensional Planets
Mar 24 Jessica Lu University of California, Berkeley Searching for Black Holes in the Milky Way
Mar 31 Carl Rodriguez Carnegie-Mellon Black holes
Apr 7 Aarran Shaw University of Nevada-Reno New results on magnetic cataclysmic variables
Apr 14 Manisha Shrestha Liverpool John Moore's University Novel polarimetric technique to constrain the magnetic field structure and strength of gamma-ray burst jets
Apr 21 Alex Pizzuto University Wisconsin-Madison High-energy astrophysical neutrinos

Other Astronomy Related Talks

Date Speaker Institute Title Note
Jan 28 Shannon Schmoll MSU Big astronomy: People, places, discoveries (Planetarium show feedback) Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
Feb 15 Bronson Messer ORNL Enabling science with leadership computing: Where we’ve been and, perhaps, where we are going CMSE colloquium
Mar 4 Greg Bryan Columbia University Blowing hot and cold: the physics of multiphase gas in the cosmos Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
Mar 11 Catherine Espaillat Boston University Multiwavelength Accretion Variability in Young Stellar Objects Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
Mar 25 Katie Mack University of North Carolina Dark Matter:  A Cosmological Perspective Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
April 15 Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz UC Santa Cruz Cosmic alchemy in the era of gravitational wave astronomy  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium