Upcoming Seminars

MSI and Astro seminars are held on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm on alternating weeks during the fall and winter semesters.

Astro Seminars: feature speakers who discuss topics in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. Seminars will be held in the R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103) in the Rutherford Physics Building.

MSI Seminars: feature speakers who discuss topics in astrophysics, planetary science, atmospheric science and astrobiology. Most seminars are held in the MSI conference room at 3550 University. Some seminars are held in the R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103) in the Rutherford Physics Building (to accommodate larger audiences).

Special Seminar - "High-redshift astrophysics using every photon"

Patrick Breysse (CITA)

Date: Sep 16, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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MSI Seminar - "Origin of volatiles in Earth’s mantle"

Curtis Williams (UC Davis)

Date: Sep 17, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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Astro Seminar

James Rhoads (NASA Goddard)

Date: Sep 24, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Bell Room (room 103), Rutherford Physics
Astro Seminar
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MSI Seminar

Christopher Smeenk (Western University)

Date: Oct 1, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
MSI Seminar
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Astro Seminar

Brian Metzger (Columbia University)

Date: Oct 8, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Boardroom (room 104), Rutherford Physics Building
Astro Seminar
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MSI Seminar

Anil Seth (University of Utah)

Date: Oct 15, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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Astro Seminar

Laura Fissel (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)

Date: Oct 22, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Bell Room (room 103), Rutherford Physics
Astro Seminar
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MSI Seminar

Taylor Perron (MIT)

Date: Oct 29, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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Astro Seminar

Susan Clark (IAS)

Date: Nov 5, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Bell Room (room 103), Rutherford Physics
Astro Seminar
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MSI Seminar

Sarah Gallagher (Western University/ Canadian Space Agency)

Date: Nov 12, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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Past Seminars

Astro Seminar - "Relativistic Jets from Weakly Accreting Black Holes"

Richard Plotkin (University of Nevada - Reno)

Date: Sep 10, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Bell Room (room 103), Rutherford Physics
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Special Seminar - "Navigating the New Epoch of FRB Discovery"

Liam Connor (Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam)

Date: Sep 3, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Bell Room (room 103), Rutherford Physics
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Special Seminar - "Electric currents in the crust and the magnetosphere of neutron stars"

Kostas Gourgouliatos (Durham University)

Date: Aug 29, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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Special Seminar - "Targeted Searches for FRBs Using the EVN"

Kenzie Nimmo (University of Amsterdam)

Date: Jul 18, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: MSI Conference Room (3550 University)
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Special Seminar - "Physics at the Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters"

Chihway Chang (University of Chicago)

Date: Jul 2, 2019 3:30 PM
Location: Bell Room (room 103), Rutherford Physics
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