Events: Colloquia

A&A Colloquium: Raffaella Margutti, Northwestern University

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

“Discovery frontiers in the new era of Time Domain Multi-Messenger Astrophysics”

New and improved observational facilities are sampling the night sky with unprecedented temporal cadence and sensitivity across the electromagnetic spectrum. This exercise led to the discovery of new types of astronomical transients and revolutionized our understanding of phenomena that we thought we already knew. In this talk I will review some very recent developments in the field that resulted from the capability to acquire a true panchromatic view of the most extreme stellar deaths in nature, including the new class of fast and blue optical transients and extreme episodes of mass-loss in the years leading up to stellar death.

Nov 20

KICP colloquium - Laura Newburgh, Yale University

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

Laura Newburgh, Yale University, “New Probes of Old Structure: Cosmology with 21cm Intensity Mapping and the Cosmic Microwave Background”

Dec 4