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Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are held via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays during Spring 2022  (unless noted below)
If you are not on our colloquium email list and would like to attend, please contact to receive a Zoom link. Space is limited.

Academic Year 2021-2022




Department Welcome

Swain West 130 Tea Room
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Students, Faculty and Staff of the Astronomy Department

August 31 
Caroline Morley
(University of Texas - Austin)

Empirically Determining Substellar Cloud Compositions in the Era of JWST
September 14
Kristian Finlator
Linking Galaxy Formation with Cosmic Reionization October 5
Ruth Angus
Measuring the Ages and Rotation
Rates of Cool Stars with TESS
and Other Photometric Surveys
October 12
Ting Li
(University of Toronto)
The Southern Stellar Stream
Spectroscopic Survey:
Overview and Latest Results
October 19
Laura Kreidberg
(Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)

Planets are Places: Characterization of Other Worlds in the 2020's and Beyond
3:00 PM
November 2
Josh Simon

A 4D View of the Local Group
November 16
Jim Fuller

Surprising Impacts of Gravity Waves
December 7
Shuo Kong
(The University of Arizona)

Molecular Cloud Formation via Collision-induced Magnetic Reconnection
February 8
Brad Hansen
Close stellar encounters and the chances of interstellar migration February 22
Jeremy Bailin
(University of Alabama)

Understanding the formation globular clusters and the Milky Way using self enrichment of iron
March 8
Norman Murray
(University of Toronto)

Why the day is 24 hours long
March 22
Giacomo Fragione
(Northwestern University)

Intermediate-mass black holes: past, present, future
March 29
Sarbani Basu
(Yale University)

What is the composition of the Sun?
April 5
Michael Tremmel
(Yale University)

From Dwarf Galaxies to "Wanderers": Insights from Simulations on the Most Elusive Populations of Supermassive Black Holes
April 19
Eve Lee
(McGill University)

April 26

Colloquium List for Academic Year: 2020-2021, 2019-2020, 2018-2019, 2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014, 2012-2013.