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  1. Vesta and the Chaotic Formation of Planets

    Thurs 26 Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Brother Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory Vatican Observatory Email:  director[at]specola.va Abstract NASA’s Dawn mission was sent …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/04/19/vesta-and-the-chaotic-formation-of-planets

  2. The growing field of post-main-sequence exoplanetary science

    Wed 18 Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Dimitri Veras, STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow University of Warwick Email: d.veras[at]warwick.ac.uk Abstract Connecting planetary systems at different …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/04/13/the-growing-field-of-post-main-sequence-exoplanetary-science

  3. Small scale structure of the IGM: A Dark Matter Tale

    Wed 11 Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM, level 7 Dr. Vid Irsic, Postdoctoral Fellow University of Washington Email: irsic[at]uw.edu Abstract The intergalactic medium (IGM) plays a unique role …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/04/06/small-scale-structure-of-the-igm-a-dark-matter-tale

  4. The Hubble Space Telescope: 28 Years of Cosmic Discovery

    Thu 29 Mar, 2018 @14:30 PM, level 7 Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Email: jennifer.j.wiseman[at]nasa.gov …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/27/the-hubble-space-telescope-28-years-of-cosmic-discovery

  5. Parameter Estimation and Model Selection of Gravitational Wave Signals Contaminated by Transient Detector Noise Glitches

    Wed 28 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Jade Powell, Postdoctoral Fellow Swinburne University Email: jpowell[at]swin.edu.au Abstract The number of astrophysical sources detected by Advanced …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/23/parameter-estimation-and-model-selection-of-gravitational-wave-signals-contaminated-by-transient-detector-noise-glitches

  6. Using Composite Spectral Energy Distributions to Characterize Galaxy Populations at 1 < z < 4

    Thu 21 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Ben Forrest, PhD student Texas A&M University Email: bforrest[at]physics.tamu.edu Abstract Ben Forrest Ben Forrest, PhD student Texas A&M …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/19/using-composite-spectral-energy-distributions-to-characterize-galaxy-populations-at-1

  7. Simulating GENESIS: The ASTRO 3D Theory programme

    Thu 15 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Pascal Elahi, Postdoctoral Fellow The University of Western Australia Email: pascal.elahi[at]uwa.edu.au Abstract I will discuss the ASTRO …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/15/simulating-genesis-the-astro-3d-theory-programme

  8. The fast radio bursts population as observed by the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder

    Wed 28 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Ryan Shannon, Postdoctoral Fellow Swinburne University Email: Ryan.Shannon[at]csiro.au Abstract Fast radio bursts (FRBs) remain one of the …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/15/the-fast-radio-bursts-population-as-observed-by-the-australian-square-kilometre-array-pathfinder

  9. Pulsar timing arrays

    Wed 07 Mar, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Stefan Oslowski, Laureate Fellowship Postdoctoral Research Fellow Swinburne University Email: stefanoslowski[at]swin.edu.au Abstract The gravitational wave spectrum spans …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/15/pulsar-timing-arrays

  10. Science vs Cinema: Star Trek II – Wrath of Khan

    Sun 8 Jul, 2018 @3.30 PM, NOVA cinema Dr. Rachael Livermore, DECRA fellow University of Melbourne Email: rlivermore[at]unimelb.edu.au Celebrate space and stars with a fun event …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/02/science-vs-cinema-star-trek-ii-wrath-of-khan

  11. Science vs Cinema: Apollo 13

    Sun 17 Jun, 2018 @3.30 PM, NOVA cinema Dr. Rachael Livermore, DECRA fellow University of Melbourne Email: rlivermore[at]unimelb.edu.au Celebrate space and stars with a fun event …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/02/science-vs-cinema-apollo-13

  12. Science vs Cinema: Galaxy Quest

    Sun 29 Apr, 2018 @3.30 PM, NOVA cinema Dr. Rachael Livermore, DECRA fellow University of Melbourne Email: rlivermore[at]unimelb.edu.au Celebrate space and stars with a fun event …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/03/02/science-vs-cinema-galaxy-quest

  13. Neutrino cosmology

    Wed 28 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Yvonne Wong, Senior Lecturer University of New South Wales Email: yvonne.y.wong[at]unsw.edu.au Abstract Neutrinos are the most weakly …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/02/26/neutrino-cosmology-2

  14. Using Globular Cluster Stellar Populations to Understand Galaxy Formation

    Wed 21 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Christopher Usher, Postdoc Liverpool John Moores University Email: c.g.usher[at]ljmu.ac.uk Abstract Globular clusters are important tools to help …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/02/26/using-globular-cluster-stellar-populations-to-understand-galaxy-formation

  15. Hunting for the first stars I: Attempts to demystify He II with MUSE

    Wed 14 Feb, 2018 @12 PM, level 7 Dr. Themiya Nanayakkara, Postdoc Leiden Observatory Email: nanayakkara[at]strw.leidenuniv.nl Abstract In the quest for identifying pop-III stars, the most …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/02/26/hunting-for-the-first-stars-i-attempts-to-demystify-he-ii-with-muse

  16. Hierarchical Star Formation Across Space and Time with Star Clusters from LEGUS

    Wed 7 Feb, 2018 @3PM, level 7 Kathryn Grasha, PhD student University of Massachusetts Email: kgrasha[at]astro.umass.edu Abstract A key missing piece in a predictive theory of …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/02/03/hierarchical-star-formation-across-space-and-time-with-star-clusters-from-legus

  17. Stars and scintillations

    Tue 23 Jan, 2018 @12PM, level 7 Mark Walker, Director Manly Astrophysics, NSW Email: Mark.Walker[at]manlyastrophysics.org Abstract Our understanding of radio-wave propagation through interstellar space is evolving …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2018/01/22/stars-and-scintillations

  18. Searching for cosmic dawn from the sub-Antarctic

    Mon 11 Dec, 2017 @2.15PM, level 6 Liju Philip, PhD student University of KwaZulu-Natal Email: lijuphil[at]gmail.com Abstract Observations of the redshifted 21-cm signal of neutral hydrogen …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/12/06/searching-for-cosmic-dawn-from-the-sub-antarctic

  19. Pulsars

    Wed 7 Mar, 2018 @12PM, level 7 Dr. Stefan Oslowski, Laureate Fellowship Postdoctoral Research Fellow Swinburne University Email: stefanoslowski[at]swin.edu.au Abstract TBA

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/12/04/pulsars

  20. Neutrino cosmology

    Wed 28 Feb, 2018 @12PM, level 7 Dr Yvonne Wong, Senior Lecturer University of New South Wales Email: yvonne.y.wong[at]unsw.edu.au Abstract TBA

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/12/04/neutrino-cosmology

  21. Search for continuous gravitational waves from spinning neutron stars

    12 Dec, 2017 @1PM, level 7 Lilli Sun, PhD student University of Melbourne Email: lings2[at]student.unimelb.edu.au Abstract TBA

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/11/15/search-for-continuous-gravitational-waves-from-spinning-neutron-stars

  22. Weak Lensing in the Dark Energy Survey

    Tue 14 Nov, 2017 @3PM, level 7 Dr. Daniel Gruen, Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow SLAC / KIPAC / Stanford University Email: dgruen[at]stanford.edu Abstract The Dark Energy Survey …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/11/11/weak-lensing-in-the-dark-energy-survey

  23. Harnessing the Power of Gravitational Lensing

    Wed 08 Nov, 2017 @12PM, Geoff Opat room, level 6 Dr. Rachael Livermore, Postdoctoral fellow University of Melbourne Email: r.c.livermore[at]astro.as.utexas.edu Abstract The magnifying power of gravitational …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/11/07/harnessing-the-power-of-gravitational-lensing

  24. Insights into binary black hole formation from gravitational waves

    Wed 01 Nov, 2017 @12PM, Level 7 Dr. Simon Stevenson, OzGrav postdoctoral fellow Swinburne University Email: spstevenson[at]swin.edu.au Abstract In its first observing run (O1), Advanced LIGO …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/11/01/insights-into-binary-black-hole-formation-from-gravitational-waves

  25. Probing Fundamental Physics with Strong Gravitational Lensing

    Wed 25 Oct, 2017 @12PM, Level 7 Dr. Thomas Collett, Dennis Sciama Fellow Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation (ICG), Univ. of Portsmouth Email: thomas.collett[at]port.ac.uk Abstract Local …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/10/25/probing-fundamental-physics-with-strong-gravitational-lensing

  26. How standard is the standard candle?

    Wed 11 Oct, 2017 @12PM, Level 7 Prof. Jeremy Mould, Professor Swinburne University Email: jmould[at]swin.edu.au Abstract Over 25 years ago New York Times science writer Dennis …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/10/10/how-standard-is-the-standard-candle

  27. HI and metal absorption lines during the Epoch of Reionization

    Wed 04 Oct, 2017 @12PM, Level 7 Luz Ángela Garcia, PhD student Swinburne University Email: lgarcia[at]swin.edu.au Abstract In this work, we study the epoch of Reionization …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/10/03/hi-and-metal-absorption-lines-during-the-epoch-of-reionization

  28. Stochastic gravitational waves in the reach of aLIGO?

    Wed 27 Sep, 2017 @12PM, Level 7 Prof. Csaba Balazs, Professor Monash University Email: csaba.balazs[at]monash.edu Abstract Based on a scalar singlet extension of the Standard Model …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/09/26/stochastic-gravitational-waves-in-the-reach-of-aligo

  29. The many lives of AGN II: the formation and evolution of radio jets and their impact on galaxy evolution

    Wed 20 Sep, 2017 @12PM, Level 7 Prof. Darren Croton, Professor Swinburne University Email: dcroton[at]astro.swin.edu.au Abstract In this talk i describe new efforts to model radio …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/09/11/the-many-lives-of-agn-ii-the-formation-and-evolution-of-radio-jets-and-their-impact-on-galaxy-evolution

  30. Shining a light on planetary processes

    Wed 13 Sep, 2017 @12PM, level 7 Dr. Helen Brand, Scientist – Powder Diffraction Australian Synchrotron Email: helen.brand[at]synchrotron.org.au Abstract Jarosites and related minerals are of great …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/18/shining-a-light-on-planetary-processes

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