Past Events


KICP seminar: Sylvia Biscoveanu (MIT)

12:15–1:15 pm ERC 301

Sylvia Biscoveanu (MIT) “From black holes to the Big Bang: astrophysics and cosmology with gravitational waves and their electromagnetic counterparts”

Oct 6

KICP colloquium: Mustafa Amin (Rice)

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

Mustafa Amin (Rice) “A Spin on Wave Dark Matter”

Oct 5

Astro Tuesday: Judit Prat and Austin Joyce

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 501

Judit Prat “Stress-testing ΛCDM combining probes from the late-time Universe” and Austin Joyce “Taking the square root of a black hole”

Oct 4

A&A Colloquium: Dr. Jane Rigby

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

“Commissioning JWST, and early science”
Dr. Jane Rigby
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Sep 28

Astro Tuesday

12:00–1:00 pm

The Astro Tuesday Lunch talks will be starting again on Sept 27 2022.

Sep 27

Open group seminar: John ZuHone (CfA)

11:30 am–12:30 pm ERC 545

John ZuHone (CfA) “Magnetic Fields, Jets, Velocities, and Cosmic Rays in Merging Galaxy Clusters”

Sep 21
Sep 19

KICP workshop: "The quest for precision gravitational wave cosmology"

Through September 23, 2022 Chicago

This workshop will bring together experts in the field of GW cosmology to discuss and prepare for the next challenges in our quest for precision GW cosmology. The workshop will be dynamic and discussion driven. Ample time for collaboration and self-organized discussions will be provided.

Sep 19

South Side Science Festival

11:00 am–6:00 pm UChicago Science Quads

Come to the South Side Science Festival, where science is for everyone!
The Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 17th, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the UChicago Science Quads (5734 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

Sep 17

PhD Thesis Defense: Joshua Sobrin

11:00 am–12:00 pm ERC 401

Joshua Sobrin, “The SPT-3G Receiver and the First Galaxy Cluster Catalog from the SPT-3G Survey”

Sep 13