Blog Archives

  1. Studying the Tiniest, Oldest Galaxies in the Milky Way’s Assembly History through Chemical Tagging and Kinematics

    Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom Kaley Brauer, MIT; Email: kbrauer[at]mit.edu Abstract The motions and chemical composition of the stars currently present in the …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/10/18/kaley_brauer-html

  2. Improving estimates of the growth rate of structure with galaxy-velocity cross correlations

    Wednesday 13 Oct 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom Ryan Turner, Swinburne University; Email: rjturner[at]swin.edu.au Abstract A key method for understanding the physics of dark energy and …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/10/07/ryan_turner-html

  3. Exploring exotic transients in modern surveys

    Wednesday 29 Sep 2021 @ 04:00 p.m., Zoom Dr Charlotte Angus, University of Copenhagen; Email: angus[at]nbi.ku.dk Abstract The advent of wide-field time-domain optical surveys has changed …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/09/27/dr_charlotte_angus-html

  4. Open questions in formation of compact binary star systems

    Wednesday 22 Sep 2021 @ 04:00 p.m., Zoom Sophie Lund Schrøder, University of Copenhagen; Email: sophie.schroder[at]nbi.ku.dk Abstract I will present my work on advancing binary evolution …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/09/22/sophie_lund_schroder-html

  5. Evolution of Stellar Feedback from Reionization to The Milky Way: A Diverse Toolset of Imaging, Spectroscopy, and Modelling for Understanding the Impact of Massive Stars

    Wednesday 08 Sep 2021 @ 10:00 a.m., Zoom Grace Olivier, Ohio State University; Email: olivier.15[at]buckeyemail.osu.edu Abstract Massive stars contribute incredible amounts of energy to their surroundings …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/08/30/grace_olivier-html

  6. Search, analysis and localization of FRBs

    Wednesday 25 Aug 2021 @ 10:00 a.m., Zoom Kshitij Aggarwal, West Virginia University; Email: ka0064[at]mix.wvu.edu Abstract Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are millisecond-duration, transient sources of extragalactic …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/08/21/kshitij_aggarwal-html

  7. Lya Transmission in the Reionizing Intergalactic Medium

    Wednesday 18 Aug 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom Dr Hyunbae Park, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe; Email: hcosmosb[at]g.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp Abstract We expect …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/08/11/dr_hyunbae_park-html

  8. Implications of the z ~ 5 Lyman-α forest for oberserving the EoR 21-cm power spectrum

    Wednesday 11 Aug 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom Dr Janakee Raste, Tata Institue of Fundamental Research; Email: -%%janakee[at]theory.tifr.res.in Abstract Most ongoing experiments targetting the fluctuating 21-cm …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/08/10/dr_janakee_raste-html

  9. The Impact of Outflows on Galaxies and Halos over Cosmic Time

    Wednesday 04 Aug 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Rebecca Davies, Swinburne University; Email: rdavies[at]swinburne.edu.au Abstract Abstract: Outflows are …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/07/28/dr_rebecca_davies-html

  10. Towards Sustainable Research Software & Inclusive Communities

    Wednesday 28 Jul 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Manodeep Sinha, Swinburne University; Email: msinha[at]swinburne.edu.au Abstract Software is now …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/07/28/dr_manodeep_sinha-html

  11. MOSEL Survey: Unveiling Epoch of Reionisation through analogs at z~3

    Wednesday 21 Jul 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Anshu Gupta, Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy; Email: anshu.gupta[at]curtin.edu.au Abstract …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/07/19/dr_anshu_gupta-html

  12. Observation of gravitational waves from two neutron star-black hole coalescences

    Wednesday 07 Jul 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Rory Smith, Monash University; Email: Rory.Smith[at]monash.edu Abstract In January 2020, …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/07/05/dr_rory_smith-html

  13. Probing the Intergalactic Medium with Fast Radio Bursts and Hydrodynamic Simulations

    Wednesday 30 Jun 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Adam Batten, Swinburne University; Email: abatten[at]swin.edu.au Abstract The Intergalactic Medium (IGM) …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/06/23/adam_batten-html

  14. Feverish dust at the Epoch of Reionization? Taking the temperature and studying the implications

    Wednesday 23 Jun 2021 @ 16:00 p.m., Zoom Laura Sommovigo, Scuola Normale Superiore; Email: laura.sommovigo[at]sns.it Abstract ALMA observations have revealed the presence of dust in the …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/06/23/laura_sommovigo-html

  15. A High-Speed All-Sky Monitor for Fast Radio Bursts and Technosignatures

    Wednesday 16 Jun 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom A/Prof. Randall Wayth, Curtin University; Email: R.Wayth[at]curtin.edu.au Abstract Fast Radio Bursts (FRB) are one of the most intriguing …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/06/09/dr_marcin_sokolowski-html

  16. AAL Member Update to The University of Melbourne

    Wednesday 09 Jun 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom Dr James Murray and Romy Pearse, Astronomy Australia Ltd; Email: rpearse[at]swin.edu.au Abstract AAL will be presenting a general …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/06/02/dr_james_murray_and_romy_pearse-html

  17. Gravitational wave astronomy on the short and long timescales

    Wednesday 02 Jun 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom Dr Xingjiang Zhu, Beijing Normal University; Email: zhuxj[at]bnu.edu.cn Abstract Gravitational wave astronomy is revolutionizing our understanding of the …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/05/27/dr_xingjiang_zhu_2-html

  18. 3D Galaxy Shape Prediction with Artificial Neural Networks

    Wednesday 26 May 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Rob Bassett, Swinburne University; Email: rbassett[at]swin.edu.au Abstract It has been …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/05/19/dr_rob_bassett_2-html

  19. Dating Tasmanian Aboriginal astronomical traditions to 12,000 years ago

    Wednesday 19 May 2021 @ 11:00 a.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) A Prof Duane Hamacher, University of Melbourne; Email: duane.hamacher[at]unimelb.edu.au Abstract Australia’s …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/05/10/a_prof_duane_hamacher-html

  20. Massive quiescent galaxies in the early universe: understanding their prevalence and physical properties

    Wednesday 12 May 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) James Esdaile, Swinburne University; Email: jesdaile[at]swin.edu.au Abstract In the early Universe …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/05/06/james_esdaile-html

  21. The Circumgalactic Medium at Cosmic Noon with KCWI

    Wednesday 28 Apr 2021 @ 12 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Nikole M. Nielsen, Swinburne University; Email: nikolenielsen[at]swin.edu.au Abstract The star …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/20/dr_nikole_m-_nielsen-html

  22. Building Confidence in Next-Generation 21cm Cosmology: A Forward-Model Approach

    Wednesday 05 May 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Steven Murray, Arizona State University; Email: steven.g.murray[at]asu.edu Abstract 21cm cosmology …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/19/dr_steven_murray-html

  23. Simultaneous Multi-Wavelength Observations (Gamma, X-ray, UV, Optical, and Radio) of Two FRBs

    Wednesday 21 Apr 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Jielai Zhang, Swinburne University; Email: jielaizhang[at]swin.edu.au Abstract Fast radio bursts …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/19/dr_jielai_zhang-html

  24. A quantitative assessment of completeness correction methods in UV Luminosity function calculations

    Wednesday 24 Mar 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Dr Nicha Leethochawalit, University of Melbourne; Email: nicha.leethochawalit@unimelb.edu.au Abstract Having accurate …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/19/dr_nicha_leethochawalit-html

  25. Galileo’s astronomical observations: when pushing back the frontiers was risky business

    Wednesday 17 Mar 2021 @ 12:00 p.m., David Caro building, Level 2, Hercus Theatre (+Zoom) Prof. David Jamieson, University of Melbourne Email: d.jamieson@unimelb.edu.au Abstract Galileo’s prolific …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/19/prof-_david_jamieson-html

  26. Measuring EoR Signal with MWA

    Tuesday 08 Dec 2020 @ 12:00 p.m., Zoom colloquium Mahsa Rahimi, University of Melbourne (Completion Seminar) Email: rahimi@student.unimelb.edu.au Abstract TBC

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2021/04/19/mahsa_rahimi-html

  27. A toy model of galaxy evolution inspired by stellar metallicity measurements from the SAMI survey

    Wednesday December 2nd 2020 @12pm, Zoom Colloquium Dr Sam Vaughan The University of Sydney Email: sam.vaughan[at]sydney.edu.au Abstract Nearby galaxies can be divided into two broad categories: …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2020/11/25/a-toy-model-of-galaxy-evolution-inspired-by-stellar-metallicity-measurements-from-the-sami-survey

  28. CMB Cosmology with BICEP/Keck and SPT-3G

    Wednesday November 25th 2020 @12pm, Zoom Colloquium Dr Neil Goeckner-Wald KIPAC Email: ngoecknerwald[@]gmail.com Abstract Precision measurements of the anisotropies in the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) have …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2020/11/19/cmb-cosmology-with-bicep-keck-and-spt-3g

  29. Veloce – and what it takes to open new discovery phase space for exoplanets, without spending a bomb.

    Wednesday November 18th 2020 @12pm, Zoom Colloquium Prof Chris Tinney UNSW Email: c.tinney[at]unsw.edu.au Abstract Breakthrough discoveries in astronomy invariably come through one of two routes – …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2020/11/11/veloce-and-what-it-takes-to-open-new-discovery-phase-space-for-exoplanets-without-spending-a-bomb

  30. The evolution (or not) of the star formation efficiency, dust content, and duty cycle of high-z galaxies

    Wednesday November 11th 2020 @12pm, Zoom Colloquium Dr Jordan Mirocha McGill University Email: jordan.mirocha[at]mcgill.ca Abstract A relatively simple model has emerged in recent years that can …

    astro.physics.unimelb.edu.au/2020/11/04/the-evolution-or-not-of-the-star-formation-efficiency-dust-content-and-duty-cycle-of-high-z-galaxies

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