Colloquium Schedule

Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are held via Zoom at 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays during Spring 2021 (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 2020-2021




Department Welcome
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Students, Faculty and Staff of the Astronomy Department
September 1
Grant Mathews
(University of Notre Dame)
Cosmic Supernova
Relic Neutrinos
September 8
Ana Bonaca
Center for Astrophysics)
Uncovering the nature of
dark matter with stellar streams
in the Milky Way
September 22
Luisa Rebull

Stellar Rotation
in Young Clusters
using K2 and TESS
September 29
Evan Kirby
Galactic Archaeology:
Galaxy Formation
and Nucleosynthesis
October 6
Laura Lopez
(Ohio State University)
The Importance and
Challenges of Assessing
Stellar Feedback
October 13
Catherine Espaillat
(Boston University)
A panchromatic view
of variability
in protoplanetary disks
October 20
Angela Collier
(University of Colorado - Boulder)
Progress Towards
Explaining the
Hubble Fork Diagram
October 27
Jennifer van Saders
(University of Hawai'i)
Making Sense of Stellar Rotation
in Low Mass Stars: Gyrochronology, Magnetism,
and a Sun in Transition
November 9
Lina Necib
Dark Matter in the Era of Gaia

November 17
Alexander Ji
(Carnegie Observatories)
Near-field cosmology with the rapid neutron-capture process

January 26
Koji Mukai
(University of Maryland, NASA/GSFC)
Science with XRISM: Resolving the Nature of the Energetic Cosmos

March 2
Alyson Brooks
(Rutgers University)
Understanding Dwarf Galaxies in order to Understand Dark Matter

March 16
John Wise
(Georgia Tech)
The First Stars, Black Holes, and Galaxies in the Universe

March 23
Melissa Ness
(Columbia University)
Mapping the Milky Way's assembly using stars

March 30
Caroline Morley
(University of Texas, Austin)
Prospects for Observing Exoplanet Atmospheres As We Enter the Era of JWST

Reva Kay Willams
(University of Toledo)

April 20