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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
After GW150914: gravitational-wave astronomy in the era of routine detection
Wed 30 Aug, 2017 @12PM, level 7 Dr. Eric Thrane, Senior Lecturer Monash University Email: eric.thrane[a]monash.edu Abstract The first detection of gravitational waves from merging black …
Modelling thermonuclear supernovae: how to blow up a white dwarf star
Wed 09 Aug, 2017 @12PM, level 7 Dr. Stuart Sim, Lecturer/Associate Investigator (SkyMapper) Queen’s University Belfast, UK Email: s.sim[at]qub.ac.uk Abstract Aside from being spectacular displays in …
Galaxies at Cosmic Dawn: Exploring the First Billion Years with Hubble and Spitzer – Implications for JWST
Wed 02 Aug, 2017 @12PM, level 7 Prof. Garth Illingworth, Professor University of California Santa CruzEmail: gedi[at]ucolick.org Abstract Hubble has revolutionized the discovery and study of …
Welcome to the Astro Research Group!
The Melbourne Astro group has weekly colloquia, group meetings, and journal clubs. Normal times and places can be found on the calendar here. A list of …
A/Prof Andrew Melatos Awarded
A/Prof Andrew Melatos was recently awarded a 2014 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning by the Federal Government’s Office for Learning & Teaching. The award …
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