Seminar Calendar



Date


Time


Place


Speaker


Title


Tue, Aug 7
11:30
12:00
SSR
Philippe Andre
Alex Lazarian

Wed, Aug 8
11:30
12:00
AUD
Enrique Vazquez-Semadeni
Eve Ostriker
Formation and Lifetime of Molecular Cloud Cores
Formation of Giant Molecular Clouds
"
2:00
AUD
Reinhard Genzel
KITP Colloquium: The Nuclear Star Cluster and Central Massive Black Hole

Thu, Aug 9
3:40
AUD
Reinhard Genzel
Star Formation at High Redshift
Fri, Aug 10
11:30
12:00
MSR
Naoki Yoshida
Ellen Zweibel
Introduction to Primordial Star Formation
FIR Emission from Clumpy Clouds

Mo, Aug 20
12:15
AUD
Paolo Padoan
Director's Blackboard Lunch Seminar
"
2:45
SSR
Rick Wagner
CADAC, discussion, proposals, immediate future....
"
3:40
SSR
All
Discussion of BIG SF questions (see wiki page).
Reference: ARAA review (McKee & Ostriker)
Tue, Aug 21
11:30

2:00
SSR

SSR

Christine Wilson
Steve Balbus

Chris McKee
Luminous Infrared Galaxies with the Submillimeter Array: Probing the
Extremes of Star Formation

Stability of Turbulent States in Protostellar Disks
Discussion of the IMF
Wed, Aug 22
10:00
11:30
Founder's
AUD
Paolo Padoan
Ralf Klessen
Discussion of Cosmic Rays
The Importance of Thermodynamics on Fragmentation and Star Formation
(30 min Tutorial + Talk)
Thu, Aug 23
3:40
4:30
SSR
Paola Caselli
Caroline Terquem
Chemistry in Star Formation: What's it for?
The Effect of Planet Formation on Disk Evolution

Fri, Aug 24
11:30
12:00
AUD
Art Wolfe
Bruce Elmegreen
Empirical tests of the Kennicutt-Schmidt Law for Star Formation at High Redshift
Star formation then and now: major differences for large and small scales

Mon, Aug 27
3:40
4:10
SSR
Chris Matzner
attendees
Dynamical Feedback in Star Formation
Discussion on the Stellar Upper Mass Limit
Tue, Aug 28
11:30
SSR
Jonathan Tan

Kazuyuki Omukai
Giant molecular cloud collisions: implications for cloud formation, lifetimes, turbulence and global star formation rates
The role of dust in metal-poor star formation
Wed, Aug 29
11:30
AUD
Alex Lazarian
Shu-Ichiro Inutsuka
Magnetic fields via polarimetry: advances and challenges
Dynamics of Multi-Phase Interstellar Medium
Thu, Aug 30
3:40
SSR
Fred Adams
Aake Nordlund
ORBITS!
Discussion of Larson's Laws
Fri, Aug 31
11:30
AUD
None
Sukanya Chakrabarti talks at noon at the Astrophysics Seminar in Broida 3302 on the infrared view of galaxy mergers
Mon, Sept 3
3:40
SSR
Labor Day Holiday

Tue, Sept 4
11:30
SSR
Fumitaka Nakamura
The Dispersed Mode of Star Formation
Wed, Sept 5
11:30
AUD
Rychard Bouwens
Galaxy Build-up in the First 2 Billion Years of the Universe
Thu, Sept 6
3:40
SSR
Simon Glover
Molecule Formation in the Turbulent ISM
Fri, Sept 7
11:30
AUD


Mon, Sept 10
3:40
AUD


Tue, Sept 11
11:30
AUD
Wolfram Schmidt
Discussion: Properties of supersonic turbulence: Does the forcing make a difference?
Wed, Sept 12
11:30
AUD
Erik Rosolowsky
The Dialogue with Observation: New Tools and Data Sets to Study Molecular Cloud Evolution
Thu, Sept 13
3:40
AUD
Patrick Hennebelle
Collapse of magnetized dense cores: Is there a fragmentation crisis?
Fri, Sept 14
11:30
AUD


Mon, Sept 17
3:40
SSR
Simon Glover
Discussion: What don't we know about first and second generation star formation?
Tue, Sept 18
11:30
SSR
Kai Noeske
Star formation in field galaxies since z=1: a quiescent, mass-dependent history from the deepest surveys
Wed, Sept
19
11:30
AUD
Ivo Labbé
The star formation histories, stellar masses, and sizes of massive galaxies at z > 2
Thu, Sept 20
3:40
SSR
Asantha Cooray
Searching for Signatures of Reionizing Sources in the Unresolved Infrared Background
Fri, Sept, 21
11:30
AUD
Patrick Hennebelle
Are the molecular clouds 2-phase objects ?
Mon, Sept, 24
3:40
SSR
Mika Juvela
Galactic cold cloud cores
Tue, Sept, 25
11:30
SSR

Channel Islands Outing
Wed, Sept,
26
11:30
3:30
AUD
Founder's
Shantanu Basu

Schmidt & Hennebelle
The Effect of Magnetic fields, Ambipolar Diffusion, and Turbulence on Fragmentation
Discussion: Turbulence controls gravitational collapse?

Thu, Sept
27
3:40
SSR
Benoit Commercon
Protostellar collapse : a comparison between SPH and AMR calculations
Fri, Sept, 28
11:30
AUD
Nick Gnedin
Circumnuclear disks: a case for star NON-formation
Mon, Oct 1
12:15
3:40
AUD
SSR
Tom Abel
Wolfram Schmidt

Director's blackboard talk
Self-Gravity in AMR Simulations (30 min)

Tue, Oct 2
11:30
3:00
Founders
None
Simon Glover
H2 in the Galactic ISM
Wed, Oct 3
3:40
AUD


Thur, Oct 4
3:40
SSR
Chuck Steidel
Gas Cooling, Star Formation, and Feedback in High Redshift Galaxies
Fri, Oct 5
11:30
AUD
Mark Krumholz
Konstantinos Tassis
Turbulence, Feedback, and Slow Star Formation
Star formation law and the structure of the ISM
Mon, Oct 8
3:40
SSR
Eric Feigelson
X-ray insights into the formation of young stellar clusters
Tue, Oct 9
11:30
SSR
Shantanu Basu
Mitch Begelman
Self-regulated gravitational accretion in protostellar disks
Quasi-stars
Wed, Oct 10
3:40
AUD
Zhi-Yun Li

Jason Tumlinson
Magnetic Braking and Protostellar Disk Formation
IMF signatures in metal-poor halo stars and their connection to star formation at high z
Thu, Oct 11
3:40
SSR
Crystal Martin
Spectroscopic Searches for High-Redshift Lyman Alpha Emission
Fri, Oct 12
11:30
AUD
John Wise
Romain Teyssier
Turbulent Gravitational Collapses in Protogalaxies
Cosmic star formation rate : the role of diffuse gas accretion
Mon, Oct 15
3:40
AUD
Ed Churchwell
The Formation and Early Evolution of Massive Stars:
An Observer's View.
Tue, Oct 16
11:30
SSR
Raul Jimenez
Evidence for short-lived SN Ia progenitors
Wed, Oct 17
2:00
AUD
Katharina Jappsen
The Influence of Metallicity on Star Formation in Protogalaxies
Thu, Oct 18
3:40
SSR
Margaret Hanson
The Search for Young Massive Clusters in the Galaxy
Fri, Oct 19th
11:30
AUD
Ed Churchwell
Brian O'Shea
The Evolution of Infrared Bubbles
Simulations of Population III star formation: what's next?
Mon, Oct
22
3:40
AUD
Debra Shepherd
An examination of the opening angles of ionized outflows from massive young stellar objects
Tue, Oct 23
11:30
SSR
Ralph Pudritz
Elena Pian
Critical hydromagnetic processes in star formation: ambipolar diffusion in 3D
Gamma-Ray Bursts and Massive Star Formation

Wed, Oct 24
3:40
AUD
Adam Frank
Telemachos Mouschovias
Outflow Driven Feedback on Meso and Macro-scales
Top Thirteen Myths on the Role of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation: Part I

Thur, Oct 25
10:00
12-3
SSR
Founder's
Richard Crutcher
Padoan & Crutcher
Discussion of Magnetic Fields
Fri, Oct 26
11:30
AUD
Colin Norman
Telemachos Mouschovias
Top Thirteen Myths on the Role of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation: Part II
Mon, Oct 29
3:40
AUD


Tue, Oct 30
11:30
SSR
David Hollenbach

Vasiliki Pavlidou
Dispersal of Disks around Low Mass Stars
Constraining the cosmic star formation history with gamma-ray observations in the era of GLAST
Wed, Oct 31
4:00


Astrophysics Seminar
Thur, Nov 1
3:40
SSR
Doug Johnstone
Understanding How Star Formation Proceeds in the Perseus and Ophiuchus Molecular Clouds
Fri, Nov 2
11:30
AUD
Edith Falgarone
Observed Signposts of Dissipation of Turbulence in Molecular Clouds
Mon, Nov 5
3:40
AUD
Alyssa Goodman
Neal Evans
Part 1: What do we hope to discuss this week?
Part 2: Evolution and Star Formation Rates in Nearby Molecular Clouds Studied by the Spitzer c2d Project
Tue, Nov 6
9:30
SSR
Alyssa Goodman
Neal Evans/Enoch
Rahul Shetty
Survey Summaries & Status, Part 1: COMPLETE & c2d & Taste-Testing
Wed, Nov 7
10:00

3:40
AUD

AUD
Paul Goldsmith
Tom Megeath
Debbie Padgett
Scott Schnee
Francesco Palla
Survey Summaries & Status, Part 2: Taurus & Clusters

Ages and age spreads in young stellar clusters
Thur, Nov 8
9:30
SSR
Phil Myers
Edith Falgarone
Richard Crutcher
Why Do Core Mass Functions Resemble the IMF?
What to extract from cloud molecular line surveys
Magnetic Field Surveying
Fri, Nov 9
11:30
AUD
Phil Myers, all
Wrap-up: What did we learn this week?
Mon, Nov 12



Holiday
Tue, Nov 13
11:30
SSR
Nicolas Scoville
Self-limiting star formation and AGN accretion in Starburst Regions
Wed, Nov 14
12:00

4:00
Founder's

3302 Broida
Freese & Spolyar

Lisa Kewley

Discussion on role of dark matter annihilation on the formation of the first stars

Astrophysics Seminar: the starburst/AGN connection
Thur, Nov 15
11:30

3:40
SSR

SSR
Thomas Henning

Pierre Hily-Blant

Lisa Kewley

The Hot in the Cold: Searching for the Earliest Stages of Massive Star Formation
Density and Velocity Fields in Filaments: An Observational Study
The star formation and metallicity history of galaxies

Fri, Nov 16
11:30
AUD
Kaitlin Kratter
Stella Offner

Massive, Accreting Protostellar Disks
Kinematics of MC cores in driven and decaying turbulence: Comparison with Observations

Mon, Nov 19
12:15

3:40
AUD

AUD
Blackboard Talk

Daisuke Kawata

Stanislav Boldyrev
How Difficult is Quantum Many-Body Theory, Matthew
Hastings
Strangulation in Galaxy Groups

Recent results on MHD turbulence
Tue, Nov 20
11:30

4:00
SSR

1640 Broida
Matthew Bate
Sami Dib

Tom Abel
The impact of radiative transfer on star formation
The Unusual Stellar Mass Function of Starburst Clusters

Galaxy Formation: One Star at a Time
Wed, Nov 21
3:40
AUD
Hans Zinnecker

Ralph Pudritz
30 Doradus, NGC 2070, and R136: a brief review of a resolved starburst
The formation of cores, filaments, and disks in magnetized molecular clumps
Thur, Nov 22



Holiday
Fri, Nov 23



Holiday
Mon, Nov 26
10:00
12:00
3:30
SSR

SSR
FR
Padoan and Kritsuk: Daily Intro & Agenda
P. Padoan & A. Kritsuk
All
Theme: Power spectra & structure functions
Tue, Nov 27
10:00

12:00
2:00
3:30
SSR

SSR
AUD
FR
Krumholz and Nordlund: Daily Intro & Agenda
M. Krumholz & A. Nordlund
Leo Blitz

All
Theme: Self-gravity & sink particles

Revisiting Two Old Issues: The Characteristic Mass of the IMF and the Formation of Clusters
Wed, Nov 28
10:00
12:00

3:00

4:00
SSR
SSR

FR
3302 Broida
Brandenburg and Price: Daily Intro & Agenda
A. Brandenburg & D. Price
All

Astrophysics seminar
Theme: MHD & dynamos

From the very first Pop III to z~6 galaxies and quasars, Michele Trenti
Thur, Nov 29
3:40
SSR
Henrik Beuther
Constraining massive star formation with interferometry observations
Fri, Nov 30
11:30
AUD
Eric Blackman

Hubert Klahr
Gravity Driven Molecular Cloud Cascade and Some Comments on Feedback
Turbulence, Dust and Gravity - Gravoturbulent Fragmentation in Circumstellar Disks
Mon, Dec 3
3:40
AUD
Lee Hartmann
Making star clusters
Tue, Dec 4
11:30
SSR
Yu Gao

Wed, Dec 5
11:30

4:00
AUD
3302 Broida
Floris van der Tak
Astrophysics seminar
Submillimeter observations of high-mass star formation
Stellar Remnants as Cosmological Probes, Jason Kalirai
Thur, Dec 6
12:30

3:40
SSR

SSR
Aake Nordlund

Paul Clark
Rubin Krasnopolsky
Understanding the Star Formation Rate

The competitve accretion debate
Fri, Dec 7
11:30
AUD
Tom Abel, Paolo Padoan, Chris McKee
Workshop Summary