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Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium

The Heidelberg Joint Astronomical Colloquium takes place on Tuesdays at 17:15 in the large auditorium of the Physikalisches Institut at Philosophenweg 12. The colloquium is organized jointly by the six astronomical institutes in Heidelberg, namely Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI), Institut für theoretische Astrophysik (ITA), Landessternwarte (LSW), Max-Planck Institute für Astronomie (MPIA), Max-Planck Institut für Kernphysik (MPI-K), and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS).

Preliminary program of the summer term 2011:

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
19 April Michael Kramer MPIfR Bonn The Square Kilometer Array (abstract) (podcast) Schinnerer/MPIA
26 April Piero Rosati ESO Testing the LCDM paradigm with the mass distribution and abundance of massive galaxy clusters out to z=1.4 (abstract) (podcast) Bartelmann/ITA
03 May Andreas Seifahrt UC Davis Detection and characterization of extrasolar planets in the near infrared (abstract) (podcast) Pott/MPIA
10 May Thorsten Naab MPA Galaxy collisions (abstract) (podcast) Klessen/ITA
17 May Sheila Kannappan UNC Chapel Hill The dependence of gas richness and disk building on galaxy mass (abstract) Lisker/ARI
24 May Harald Kuntschner ESO Garching Towards a new paradigm for early-type galaxies (abstract) (slides/.pdf) (podcast) Lisker/ARI
31 May Stephan Rosswog Jacobs University Bremen Compact binary mergers (abstract) (podcast) Springel/HITS
07 June Victor Debattista U Central Lancashire The dynamics of dark and visible matter in galaxies (abstract) (slides/.pdf) (podcast) Tuffs/MPI-K
14 June Barbara Ercolano Universitäts-Sternwarte München Ionisation feedback in star formation (abstract) (podcast) Springel/HITS
21 June Zoltan Haiman Columbia University The formation of the first supermassive black holes (abstract) (slides/.pdf) (podcast) Glover/ITA
28 June Eve Ostriker U Maryland Understanding galactic-scale star formation (abstract) (podcast) Klessen+Shetty/ITA
05 July Simon Portegies Zwart U Leiden Ecology of star clusters (abstract) (podcast) Spurzem/ARI
12 July Rolf Kudritzki IfA, Hawai'i Stellar spectroscopy unleashed–ELTs and red supergiants in the Coma cluster (abstract) (podcast); Hawai'i Aloha Schinnerer/MPIA
19 July Tim Beers Michigan State University, JINA, and ZAH Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars in the halo system of the Galaxy and their link with high-redshift damped Lyman alpha systems (abstract) (podcast); Take Four, Observatory Blues

Winter term 2010/11
Summer term 2010
Winter term 2009/10

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