2008-The McWilliams Center for Cosmology - Carnegie Mellon University

McWilliams Center for Cosmology Colloquia

Friday, December 5, 2008, Dr. Hy Trac, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, "Cosmic Reionization of Hydrogen: Simulating the Inhomogeneous Radiative Transfer of Ionizing Photons from Early Galaxies", 2:30 PM, Doherty Hall A301D

Friday, December 2, 2008, Dr. Lucio Mayer, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Zurich, "The Key Role of Baryonic Physics in Cosmic Structure Formation: From Galaxy Formation to Mergers of Supermassive Black Holes", 3:30 PM, Doherty Hall A301D

Friday, November 21, 2008, Dr. Priya Natarajan, Yale University, "Mapping Dark Matter and Dark Energy with Gravitational Lensing", 2:30 PM, Doherty Hall A301D

Tuesday, November 18, 2008, Dr. Michael Kuhlen, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, "Galactic Cold Dark Matter Substructure Prospects for Indirect Detection", 3:30 PM, Doherty Hall A301D

Friday, November 14, 2008, Dr. Sarah Shandera, Columbia University, "Non-Gaussianity: Probing the Fundamental Picture of Inflation", 2:30 PM, Doherty Hall A301D

Friday, November 7, 2008, Dr. Nikhil Padmanabhan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, "A Cosmic Yardstick: Measuring Dark Energy with Baryon Oscillations", 2:30 PM, Doherty Hall A301D

Friday, October 31, 2008, Dr. Hu Zhan, UC Davis, "Illuminating the Dark Universe: A Quest for Physics Beyond the Standard Model", 3:00 PM, Doherty Hall A310

Astro Seminars

Friday, December 5, 2008, Fulai Guo, UC Santa Barbara, 1:00 PM, Wean Hall 8327, CMU

Friday, November 21, 2008, Devdeep Sarkar, UC Irvine, "A Journey Through the Clumpy Universe", 1:00 PM, Wean Hall 8327, CMU

Friday, November 14, 2008, Enrique Gaztanaga, 1:00 PM, Allen Hall 318, PITT

Friday, October 24, 2008, Duncan Lorimer, West Virginia University, "Searches for Transient Radio Bursts of Cosmological Origin", 1:00 PM, Wean Hall 8327, CMU