MoCA Seminars - 2016

Usually held on Tuesdays at 12:00pm in the Science Portables

Next colloquium:

John Lattanzio (Monash University)
"Did Kepler Find Aliens?"

12:00pm, Tuesday 21 June
Rm. 110, building 27

Tuesday 19 January, 12:00pm
Science Portables
Ross Church (Lund University)
HV2112: Thorne-Zytkow object or SAGB star?
Tuesday 16 February, 12:00pm
Science Portables
James Wurster (Monash University)
Forming discs with non-ideal magnetohydrodynamics
Tuesday 23 February, 1:00pm
Science Portables
Mark McAuley (Astronomy Australia Ltd)
Astronomy Australia Ltd: Update on current activities and future plans
Wednesday 02 March, 12:00pm
Science Portables
Luke Davies (University of Western Australia)
Star Formation, Mergers and the Assembly of Stellar Mass in Galaxies
Tuesday 08 March, 12:00pm
Science Portables
Phil Judge (High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research)
Surprises in solar physics from the point of view of Newton and Maxwell
Tuesday 15 March, 12:00pm
Science Portables
Jeremy Mould (Swinburne University of Technology)
SABRE, a Sodium Iodide experiment for direct Dark Matter detection in Italy and Australia
Tuesday 22 March, 12:00am
Rm. 110, Building 27
David Martin (Geneva Observatory)
The (evolving) story of circumbinary planets - real life Tatooines
Tuesday 05 April, 11:00am
Rm. 110, Building 27
Lindley Lentati (Cambridge University)
Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing... and why we haven't
Tuesday 12 April, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, Building 27
Chris Matzner (University of Toronto)
Massive star clusters: from birth to adolescence
Monday 18 April, 12:00pm
JL Williams Room
Thomas Jarrett (University of Cape Town)
The Mid-infrared Extragalactic Sky: Toward a 3-D Roadmap of the Galactic Pole
Tuesday 19 April, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, Building 27
Chris Belczynski (NMSU/University of Warsaw)
The origin and evolution of LIGO's first gravitational-wave source
Tuesday 26 April, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Michele Trenti (University of Melbourne)
Dark and Light at Cosmic Dawn
Tuesday 03 May, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Pablo Rosado (Swinburne University of Technology)
Gravitational wave astronomy: learning from detections and non-detections
Tuesday 10 May, 12:00am
Rm. 110, building 27
Taissa Danilovich (Instituut voor Sterrenkunde)
Sulphur bearing molecules in the circumstellar envelopes of AGB stars
Tuesday 17 May, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Anna V. Uryson (Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences)
Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays: Problems and Solutions
Tuesday 24 May, 1:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Clément Bonnerot (Leiden Observatory)
Topics on Tidal Disruption Events
Tuesday 31 May, 12:00pm
ECR meeting (no MoCA seminar scheduled)
Wednesday 15 June, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Yaakov Friedman (Jerusalem College of Technology)
Tuesday 21 June, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
John Lattanzio (Monash University)
Did Kepler Find Aliens?
Monday 27 June, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Sarah Martell (UNSW)
Globular clusters and halo assembly: new chemical tagging results from APOGEE
Friday 01 July, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
JJ Eldridge (University of Auckland)
Taking a double look at the Universe: modelling binaries from their birth to the end of the binary
Tuesday 05 July, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
ASA meeting (no MoCA seminar)
Tuesday 12 July, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Matthew Baring (Rice University)
Tuesday 19 July, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Adam Stevens (Swinburne Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing)
Tuesday 26 July, 12:00pm
Rm. 110, building 27
Lena Murchikova (CalTech)
Tuesday 30 August, 12:00pm
Rm. 100, building 27
Ben McKinley (University of Melbourne)
Monday 19 September, 12:00pm
Karlheinz Langanke (GSI Helmholtzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung)
Tuesday 15 November, 12:00pm
Ashley Ruiter (ANU/Mount Stromlo Observatory)

Seminars from previous semesters: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2/2013 | 1/2013 | 2/2012 | 1/2012 | 2/2011 | 1/2011 | 2/2010 | 1/2010 | 2/2009 | 1/2009 | 2/2008 | 1/2007 | 2/2006 | 1/2006 | 2/2005 | 1/2005 |

Join us after each seminar for lunch, including the appropriately named Galaxy IPA from Bridge Road Brewers.

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