Past Events


Special Tuesday Astro Lunch Session: in memory of Erik Shirokoff

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 501

In memory of Erik Shirokoff

Jan 31

KICP seminar: Tanner Trickle (Fermilab)

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

Tanner Trickle (Fermilab) “New Ideas in Direct Detection of Light Dark Matter with Electrons”

Jan 26

A&A Colloquium: Harley Katz (Oxford University)

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

Harley Katz (Oxford University)
“Insights into the ISM properties and baryon cycle of galaxies from the epoch of reionization through cosmic noon”

Jan 25

Astro Tuesday: Juliana Garcia-Mejia (Harvard CFA) and Amanda Bauer (Yerkes Observatory)

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

Juliana Garcia-Mejia (Harvard CFA) “First Light Results from the Tierras Observatory, An Ultra-precise Time-series M-dwarf Photometer” and Amanda Bauer (Yerkes Observatory) “Yerkes Observatory: 125 Years of History and a Bright Future”

Jan 24

Physics Colloquium: Emil Martinec (UChicago)

3:30–4:30 pm Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture Hall

Emil Martinec (UChicago) “A Bit about Black Holes”

Jan 19

KICP seminar: Keir Rogers (University of Toronto)

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

Keir Rogers (University of Toronto) “Searching for the fundamental nature of dark matter in the cosmic large-scale structure”

Jan 19

A&A Colloquium: Shany Danieli (Princeton University)

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

Shany Danieli (Princeton University)

“Low mass galaxies and their dark matter halos: lessons learned from satellite galaxies and the dynamics of globular clusters”

Jan 18

Astro Tuesday: Anowar Shajib (KICP) and Andrey Kravtsov

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 501

Anowar Shajib (KICP) “The case of delayed gratification for the time-delay Hubble constant” and Andrey Kravtsov “Exploring challenges to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (LCDM) model in the dwarf galaxy regime”

Jan 17

Open Group Seminar: Eric Baxter (University of Hawaii)

3:30–4:30 pm EER 401

Eric Baxter (University of Hawaii) “Understanding the impact of feedback on the matter distribution with the Sunyaev Zel’dovich Effect”

Jan 12

KICP seminar: Ming-Feng Ho (UC Riverside)

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

Ming-Feng Ho (UC Riverside) “Multi-fidelity emulation for matter power spectrum and Lyman alpha forest using Gaussian Processes”

Jan 12