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Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Regular
Mapping Matter in Strong Gravity: Spectral-Timing of Black Holes and Neutron Stars
Abigail Stevens, Michigan State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Regular
À venir
Frederik J. Simons, Princeton University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Regular
À venir
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, UC Santa Cruz
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)


 

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Regular
Planet 9 or Planet Nein? Discoveries in the Outer Solar System
Samantha Lawler, NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Friday, 23 November 2018
Special
Explosions in Binaries: Widowed Stars and Consequences for GW Astronomy
Mathieu Renzo, University of Amsterdam
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Regular
Studying the sensitivities of multimessenger signals from populations of core-collapse supernovae
MacKenzie Warren, Michigan State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Thursday, 8 November 2018
Special
Reconstructing complex pulsar scattering environments with global VLBI
Dana Simard, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Regular
The Importance of Being Eccentric
Ann-Marie Madigan, University of Colorado Boulder
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Regular
What Can Galaxies Tell Us About Reionization?
Charlotte Mason, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Regular
Planetary Materials: Recorders of the Formation of the Solar System and Planets
Audrey Bouvier, University of Western Ontario
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Thursday, 18 October 2018
Special
Recent Advances In Computational cosmology
Romain Teyssier, University of Zurich
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Regular
Looking for Dark Matter off the Beaten Track
Cora Dvorkin , Harvard University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Regular
Observing the Early Universe with 21 cm Cosmology
Jonathan Pober, Brown University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Regular
Did LIGO Detect Dark Matter?
Simeon Bird, UC Riverside
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Regular
Mars as a case study of an intermittently habitable planet
Robin Wordsworth, Harvard University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Regular
Automated Physics Recovery from Galaxy Observations
Peter Behroozi, University of Arizona
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 13 September 2018
Special
What XMM X-ray and Arecibo Radio Observations of Pulsar B0823+26 Have to Teach Us
Joanna Rankin, University of Vermont
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Special
The Missing Members of Nearby Young Associations
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal (iREx)
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Special
Resolving the Origins of the Soft X-ray Background: A Spectral Approach
Dallas Wulf, University of Wisconsin
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Regular
Formation of the lunar fossil bulges and its implication for the early Earth and Moon
Shijie Zhong, University of Colorado Boulder
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Regular
Direct Imaging of Extrasolar Planets
Bruce Macintosh, Stanford University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Regular
Hazes and Clouds in Cold and Hot Planetary Atmospheres
Xi Zhang, UC Santa Cruz
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Regular
Modelling Superfluid Neutron Stars
Vanessa Graber, McGill Space Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Regular
Robots Under the Ice, and One Day, In Space?
Britney Schmidt, Georgia Tech
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Regular
Winds of Change Around Black Holes
Greg Sivakoff, University of Alberta
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Regular
What are the thousands of X-ray emitting point sources in the center of the Milky Way?
Kaya Mori, Columbia University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Regular
Obscured and reddened quasars at the peak of galaxy formation: searching for multi-scale quasar winds
Rachael Alexandroff, Dunlap/CITA
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Regular
The Molecular Origins of Life
Maikel Rheinstädter, McMaster University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Regular
Status Report on Observational 21cm Cosmology
Lincoln Greenhill, Harvard/SAO/CfA
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 26 January 2018
Special
Unleashing the full potential of direct imaging of exoplanetary systems
Élodie Choquet, Caltech/JPL
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 25 January 2018
Special
Planets Close-in and Far-out
Eve Lee, Caltech
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 25 January 2018
Special
Foregrounds in 21 cm Cosmology: All-Sky Maps of the VHF Radio Sky from the Owens Valley Radio Observatory Long Wavelength Array (OVRO-LWA)
Michael Eastwood, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Regular
Juno's first year at Jupiter
Yohai Kaspi, Weizmann Institute of Science
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Monday, 22 January 2018
Special
Making the Most of Exoplanet Searches
Ben Montet, University of Chicago
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 18 January 2018
Special
The Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor (CLASS)
Katie Harrington, John Hopkins
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Special
Probing Space and Time in Exoplanet Atmospheres
Nikole Lewis, STScI
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Special
Observational Properties of Simulated Galaxies: Computational Cosmology as Seen through a Telescope
Connor Bottrell, University of Victoria
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Special
Directly Imaging Exoplanetary Systems: What have we learned and where are we going?
Max Millar-Blanchaer, JPL
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 15 January 2018
Special
Atmosphere-Mantle feedbacks: importance of mantle oxidation state
Laura Schaefer , Arizona State University
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Regular
Astromaterials in Accreting Neutron Stars
Matthew Caplan, McGill Space Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Regular
Setting Stellar Chronometers: The PTF(+) Open Cluster Survey
Marcel Agueros, Columbia University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Regular
Gravitational-Wave Discoveries Driving the Promise of Multi-Messenger Astronomy
Vassiliki Kalogera, Northwestern University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Regular
Our Crowded X-ray Galactic Center
Melania Nynka, McGill University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Regular
Doors left ajar in storms: Insights into atmospheric planetary science
John Moores, York University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 31 October 2017
Regular
Autonomous and robotic observations of the Arctic sea ice and the associated ecosystem
Christian Katlein, Alfred Wegener Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Special
Strong field tests of gravity with PSR J1141-6545
Vivek V. Krishnan, University in Melbourne
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Regular
High-energy X-rays from the Galactic Center: “zombie stars” and particle physics
Kerstin Perez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Regular
Multi-messenger monsters!
Sarah Burke-Spolaor, West Virginia University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Regular
Pushing Down and Out: Characterizing hot Jupiters in detail and expanding into new regimes
Emily Rauscher, University of Michigan
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Regular
Using High-Mass X-ray Binaries to Probe Massive Binary Evolution
Kristen Garofali, University of Washington
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Regular
Fade to Black: The Origin and Utility of Changing-Look Quasars
John Ruan , McGill University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Regular
Observing the Dynamics of Accretion Disks Around Supermassive Black Holes in Quasars
Mike Eracleous, Pennsylvania State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Boardroom (room 105)

Friday, 16 June 2017
Special
Probing Dark Energy with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME)
Richard Shaw, Department of Physics & Astronomy UBC
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Monday, 12 June 2017
Special
How to add, how to subtract, and how to de-speckle
Eran Ofek, Weizmann Institute of Science
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Regular
Digging into the Large Scale Structure: From the galaxies to the cosmic web
Shirley Ho, Carnegie Mellon University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Regular
Exotic Climates on Exo-Earths
Kristen Menou, University of Toronto, Scarborough
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Regular
Short-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Electromagnetic Counterparts of Gravitational Wave Sources
Edo Berger, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Regular
A Story of Stellar Nurseries
Nia Imara, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 10 March 2017
Special
Observation of the merger of binary black holes: The opening of gravitational wave astronomy
Rainer Weiss, MIT
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Keys Auditorium (room 112)

Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Regular
A search for primordial gravitational waves, and measurements of gravitational lensing from near space
William Jones, Princeton University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 24 February 2017
Regular
Deep Earth volatile inventories and the formation of the Moon
Rita Parai, Washington University in St. Louis
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Redpath Museum
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Regular
The Puzzles of Very Faint X-ray Transients
Craig Heinke, University of Alberta
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 2 February 2017
Special
The Crab Nebula: The Inner Knot and flares
Maxim Lyutikov, Purdue University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Special
Mapping the Birth and Growth of the Universe
Jonathan Sievers, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Regular
Frontiers in Massive Stellar Death
Sean Couch, Michigan State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Regular
Looking At Super-Earths Through Their Atmospheres
Diana Dragomir, MIT Kavli Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Regular
The Hidden Monsters: New Windows on the Cosmic Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes
Ryan Hickox, Dartmouth College
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Regular
Small Scale Structure of the Universe as seen by pulsars and FRBs
Ue-Li Pen, CITA, University of Toronto & Perimeter Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Regular
Intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters - Observations and Simulations
Nora Lützgendorf , ESA/STScI
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Regular
Dust and water ice in the Martian atmosphere
Christopher Lee, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Regular
The Enigmatic Lambda Boötis Stars
Chris Corbally , Vatican Observatory
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Regular
CMB Lensing: Fundamental Physics from Maps of the Invisible
Blake Sherwin, University of California, Berkeley
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Regular
Galaxy Cluster Evolution over the Past 10 Billion Years
Michael McDonald , MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Regular
Packing for Mars: Integrating biomarker and exploration field science in Earth analogue environments
ALLYSON BRADY, MCMASTER UNIVERSITY
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Special
Observing Exoplanet Atmospheres
Lisa Esteves, University of Toronto
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Regular
I'm from the government and I'm here to help
David Loop , NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Regular
Breaking Through Exoplanetary Atmospheres
Mercedes Lopez-Morales, CfA/Smithsonian
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 4 October 2016
Regular
From Plasma Physics on Stars to Space Weather on Other Worlds: Why We Need to Understand Stars to Find the Next Earth
Rachel Osten , Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Regular
From Pixels to Planets: A history of transiting extrasolar planets and first hand account of the Kepler Mission
Jason Rowe, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Regular
Cosmology and Astrophysics from Combined Probes
Joachim Harnois-Déraps, Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Regular
Defining and reaching outreach audiences on a budget
Michael Reid, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 29 July 2016
Special
Development of instrumentation for Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB measurements with the SPT-3G and CMB Stage-4 experiments
Ritoban Thakur, University of Chicago
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Special
The Gravitational-Wave Universe seen by Pulsar Timing Arrays
Chiara Mingarelli, California Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Special
Where and how were the heaviest nuclei produced?
Maxime Brodeur, Notre Dame University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 13 May 2016
Special
The measurement of stellar masses in = 0.5 galaxies using the micro-lensing of quasars
Paul Schechter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Regular
Understanding the Long-term Optical/Near-Infrared Color Variability in Fermi Blazars
Jedidah Isler, Vanderbilt University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Regular
Lessons from the past: Synthetic biology and experimental evolution for space exploration
Betul Kacar, Harvard University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Regular
All the X-ray binaries in the Universe: X-ray Emission from Normal and Starburst Galaxies Near and Far
Ann Hornschemeier, Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Regular
À venir
Aomawa Shields, University of California, Los Angeles
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Regular
AGN feedback in Clusters of Galaxies
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo , Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Regular
The Role of Space Law in Space Activities
Ram Jakhu , Centre for Research of Air and Space Law, McGill University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Regular
Searching for Gravitational Waves with Advanced LIGO
Ben Farr, University of Chicago
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Regular
Planetary Dynamos: The Curious Case of Saturn
Sabine Stanley , University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 9 February 2016
Regular
Yesterday, today and tomorrow: CMB cosmology with ACT, Planck and ACTPol
Renee Hlozek , University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Regular
Kepler, K2, and TESS - Space-based asteroseismology
Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Regular
Growing black holes: from the first seeds to active galactic nuclei
Mar Mezcua, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Regular
Mapping dark matter on the largest and smallest scales
Gil Holder, McGill University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 19 November 2015
Special
New Probes of Large-scale CMB Anomalies
Simone Aiola, University of Pittsburgh
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Special
Mysterious Magnetars: Maximum Stars
Vikram Soni, Centre for Theoretical Physics, New Delhi
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Regular
The habitable zone as seen through the atmosphere
Colin Goldblatt, University of Victoria
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 29 October 2015
Special
Subhalos in the real Universe: satellite galaxy-galaxy lensing
Cristobal Sifon, Leiden University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Regular
The Palomar (non)Transient Factory: Teaching an old dog new tricks
Thomas Prince, California Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Regular
Long-term Integrations of the Solar System
Hanno Rein, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 1 October 2015
Special
Cross correlations with CMB secondaries: constraining cosmological parameters and cluster astrophysics
Nick Battaglia, Princeton
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Regular
Chasing proto-planetary disks and high-z galaxies with the LMT
James Lowenthal, Smith College
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 July 2015
Special
On Spiders and Binary Pulsars
René Breton, University of Manchester
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Special
High energy neutrino astronomy at the South Pole: Status and prospects
Hagar Landsman, Weizmann Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Special
A comprehensive look at a mysterious X-ray binary
Tullio Bagnoli, University of Amsterdam
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Special
Pulsar Timing Arrays: a tool for astrophysics and cosmology
Chiara Mingarelli, Caltech
Time : 13:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Special
Systems in transition from X-ray binary to millisecond pulsar
Anne Archibald, ASTRON - Netherlands Institute for Astronomy
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Special
PSR J0337+1715: pulsar timing reveals all
Anne Archibald, ASTRON - Netherlands Institute for Astronomy
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 9 April 2015
Regular
From precision to accuracy: cosmology with large imaging surveys
Hiranya Peiris, University College London
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Regular
N/A
Bryan Gaensler, University of Toronto / Dunlap
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Regular
Heavy element synthesis in the Universe
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, UCSC
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Special
CMB polarimetry with BICEP/Keck Array
Grant Teply, Caltech
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Regular
Triumphs and tribulations of near-field cosmology with wide-field surveys: a biased perspective
Beth Willman, Haverford
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledga

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Regular
Precise Radial Velocities for the Future of Exoplanet Detection
Jason Wright, Penn State
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 29 January 2015
Regular
Multiwavelength Analysis of Galaxy Clusters
Seth Siegel, Caltech
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 22 January 2015
Special
The NANOGrav PTA Experiment: Overview and Developments
Tim Pennucci, University of Virginia
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Regular
Searches for Dark-Matter Axions
Leslie Rosenberg, Washington
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 2 December 2014
Regular
First Results from the Planck Full-Mission Dataset
Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Regular
Galaxy mergers in the nearby universe
Sara Ellison, University of Victoria
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 24 November 2014
Special
The 21-cm line as a new probe of magnetic fields in the pre-reionization epoch
Teja Venumadhav, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Regular
Blasting an accretion disk with X-ray superbursts from neutron stars
Laurens Keek, Georgia Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Regular
The Connection between Planets and White Dwarf Stars
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Tuesday, 4 November 2014
Regular
Uncovering the Nature of Inflation
Dan Green, CITA
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 23 October 2014
Special
Digging for buried quasars with WISE and Planck
Michael DiPompeo, University of Wyoming
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Regular
Astrobiology and the Search for Little Green Bugs on Other Very Cold Worlds
Lyle White, McGill / Natural Resource Sciences
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Regular
Galaxy Clusters and Cosmology with MUSTANG on the Green Bank Telescope
Mark Devlin, University of Pennsylvania
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Special
Gravitational lensing of CMB polarization with SPTpol
Kyle Story, University of Chicago
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 5 September 2014
Special
Evolution of circumstellar disks and planet formation
Wladimir Lyra, Caltech
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Special
Planck Polarization Data
Jean-Loup Puget, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Special
Dynamical Studies and Strong-field Tests using Radio Pulsars
Emmanuel Fonseca, University of British Columbia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Special
Systematics Effects on Neutron Star Mass and Radius Measurements Using Thermonuclear Bursts
Tolga G?ver, Sabanci University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rultedge

Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Special
Pulsars and Gravity
Richard N. Manchester, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science Epping NSW Australia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Regular
Fast Radio Bursts on the Horizon
Sarah Burke-Spolaor, California Institute of Technology
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Regular
Lemming Black Holes
M. Coleman Miller, University of Maryland
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 10 April 2014
Special
Detecting Gravitational Waves with NANOGrav/IPTA Pulsars: The Astrophysics of Precision Timing
Timothy Dolch, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 8 April 2014
Regular
Andromeda's Dust
Bruce T. Draine, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Regular
Glimpsing the Compositions of Sub-Neptune-Size Exoplanets
Leslie Rogers, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Regular
Reconstructing the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies
Mariska Kriek, University of California, Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Regular
Tracing the mass flow in clustered star forming regions
Rachel Friesen, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Regular
Mapping the Primordial Universe and Large Scale Structure with ACTPol
Jeff McMahon, University of Michigan
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 31 January 2014
Special
Evolution of the cosmological equation of state with SNeIa, BAO and high redshift GRBs
Sergey Postnikov, Indiana University
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Regular
From the first galaxies to water on Europa, how the Hubble Space Telescope informs a modified Drake Equation and lays the foundations for the James Webb Space Telescope and the search for life
Matt Mountain, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 21 January 2014
Regular
From building blocks to large galaxies: towards understanding the formation of the Milky Way using metal-poor star
Anna Frebel, Massachusetts Institute of technology
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Special
The Age and Helium Abundance of the Galactic Bulge
David Nataf, Australian National University
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Regular
Resolved Stellar Populations, Bulge Growth and Quenching since Cosmic Noon
Stijn Wuyts, MPE
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 29 November 2013
Special
The BLAST-pol and Spider Balloon-borne Telescopes
Steve Benton, University of Toronto
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Salle 305a
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Regular
Cosmology & Astrophysics with Galaxy Clusters
Daisuke Nagai, Yale
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Regular
How to do Cosmology with the Lyman-alpha forest
Anže Slosar, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Regular
Results from the Planck Satellite
Douglas Scott, University of British Columbia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Regular
Adventures into the Kuiper Belt: Accretion, Composition, and the Proto-planetary Disc
Wesley Fraser, NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Regular
The Variability and Multiplicity of Luminous Blue Variables
Noel Richardson, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 8 October 2013
Regular
Close-in planets and stellar wind magnetic torques
Antoine Strugarek, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Regular
Small Stars with Small Planets and Big Consequences
Philip Muirhead, Boston University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Regular
Radio Pulsars: Cosmic Electrical Generators
Andrey Timokhin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Regular
Cosmic Dust: Friend or Foe? New Insights into Galactic evolution from the Planck Surveyor and the Herschel Space Observatory
Peter Martin, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
Regular
Advanced LIGO: a second-generation gravitational-wave detector
David Shoemaker, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Regular
Citizen Science: Getting the Best Science from Big Data
Lucy Fortson, University of Minnesota
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 5 April 2013
Special
White dwarf binaries, mergers, and explosions
Marten van Kerkwijk, University of Toronto
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 28 March 2013
Regular
Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing - Dealing with the Turbulent Interstellar Medium
Dan Stinebring, Oberlin College
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)

Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Regular
Tides in Coalescing Neutron Star Binaries
Nevin Weinberg, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Regular
Paperclips and Supercomputers: a Low-Frequency Radio Cosmology Program
Aaron Parsons, UC Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Wednesday, 6 February 2013
Special
Magneto-thermal evolution of isolated neutron stars: towards the grand unification
Daniele Viganò, Universitat d'Alacant
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Regular
Crab pulsar and the nebula: paradigm shifts?
Maxim Lyutikov, Purdue University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Special
New Ideas on Mechanisms of Angular Momentum Transport and Variability in Boundary Layers of Accretion Disks
Roman Rafikov, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Regular
Core-Collapse Supernovae and Other Outcomes of Stellar Collapse
Christian Ott, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 28 January 2013
Special
Ferromagnetism in nuclear matter and its implication for the neutron star equation of state
Jacobus Diener, Stellenbosch University
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Regular
Synchronous X-ray and Radio Mode Changing in Pulsar B0943+10: Evidence for a Rapid Global Transformation of the Magnetosphere
Joanna Rankin, University of Vermont
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 20 December 2012
Regular
Giant black holes in clusters of galaxies
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, Stanford University
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 104)

Thursday, 6 December 2012
Special
Toward a precise measurement of weak lensing signals with CMB and galaxy observations: A theoretical developement and its cosmological implications
Toshiya Namikawa, University of Tokyo
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Regular
Hot Electromagnetic Outflows
Chris Thompson, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Regular
Characterizing the Molecular ISM at High-resolution in High-z Galaxies
Chelsea Sharon, Rutgers University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Regular
The Carnegie Hubble Program
Victoria Scowcroft, Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 16 November 2012
Regular
Cosmic motions in the Local Universe
Guilhem Lavaux, Perimeter Institute
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)

Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Regular
Resonant Shattering of Neutron Star Crusts
Dave Tsang, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Regular
Dynamical Tides in Binaries: Merging White Dwarfs, Kepler KOI-54 and Hot Jupiter Systems
Dong Lai, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Regular
Deconstructing Pulsar Scintillations
Ue-Li Pen, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 25 October 2012
Special
An Exploration of Diffusion Coefficients in SNR
Rebeca Danos, University of Manitoba
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Regular
Windows into our universe's history from fluctuations on widely different scales
Mathias Zaldarriaga, Princeton IAS
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 9 October 2012
Regular
The Search for Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos with ANITA
Abby Vieregg, Harvard CfA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Regular
An argument that the dark matter is axions
Pierre Sikivie, University of Florida
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 2 October 2012
Regular
À venir
Dong Lai, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Regular
Using Swift and other Observatories to Study Blazars, Gamma Ray Bursts, and more Very High Energy Astrophysical Accelerators
Abe Falcone, PSU
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Boardroom (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Special
Occupy dark matter: Uncovering the 99% of dusty galaxies which lie beneath the confusion noise floor
Marco Viero, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Regular
Bridging the Gap: An Explosion of New Explosions
Mansi Kasliwal, Carnegie
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 4 September 2012
Regular
ALMA unveils high redshift cosmic microscopes discovered by the South Pole Telescope
Joaquin Vieira, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 August 2012
Regular
Weakly coupled M-branes
Sunil Mukhi, Tata Institude
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Shunji Matsuura

Thursday, 23 August 2012
Regular
Einstein-Cartan Theory as an Averaged Theory of Gravity
Juliane Behrend, Utrecht University
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Regular
Cosmological Inflation and the Quantum Measurement Problem
Vincent Vennin, IAP
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Regular
Noble Travails: Noble Liquid Detectors Searching for Particle Dark Matter
Richard Gaitskell, Brown University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Regular
100 years of cosmic rays: present and future of cosmic-ray propagation models
Antje Putze, Oskar Klein Centre Stockholm
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Regular
Ubiquitous (and Obscured) Nuclear Activity in Star-Forming Galaxies
Stephanie Juneau, CEA-Saclay
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Regular
Neutrinos from dark matter annihilation in the Sun
Christopher Savage, Stockholm University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Regular
Titan's lakes: seasonal and climate cycles
Oded Aharonson, Weizmann Institute
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 7 May 2012
Regular
Long-term monitoring of blazars with dedicated Cherenkov telescopes? the DWARF network and the FACT telescope
Michael Backes, Technical University Dortmund
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 2 May 2012
Regular
The search for the Higgs boson at the ATLAS experiment
Dag Gillberg, Carleton University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Regular
The Power of the Galaxy Power Spectrum
Eric Linder, UC Berkeley / Institute for the Early Universe Korea / LBNL
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Regular
The Direct Detection of sub-GeV Dark Matter: First Limits and Future Prospects
Rouven Essig, Stony Brook
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Regular
Weather on Remote Worlds: The Atmospheric Circulation of the Hot Jupiters
Adam Showman, University of Arizona
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Regular
Observation of Two-Neutrino Double-Beta Decay in ^136Xe: First EXO Results in the Search for the Neutrino-less decay
Jacques A. Farine, Laurentian University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Regular
The Supernova Equation of State: Potential vs. Field-Theoretical Approaches
C. Constantinou, Stony Brook
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Regular
Highly magnetic neutron stars: bewildering astrophysical laboratories and cosmological tools
Rosalba Perna, University of Colorado at Boulder
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Particle-Astrophysics Seminar
Constraints on low-mass dark matter from CDMS-II and the development of highly-multiplexed next-generation detectors
David Moore, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 305A/B
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Regular
Constraining Dark Matter models from a Combined Analysis of Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Maja Llena-Garde, OKC Stockholm
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Regular
Looking Deep Into (and sometimes through) the Galaxy with INTEGRAL, Chandra, and NuSTAR
John Tomsick, University of California at Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Regular
The Case For 10 GeV Dark Matter
Dan Hooper, Fermilab
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Regular
The Accelerating Universe: Probing Inflation & Dark Energy with the Radio/Microwave Sky
Keith Vanderlinde, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Regular
Nuclear Astrophysics Sensitivities
Richard Cyburt, MSU
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Regular
Supernova Remnants Stay in Shape
Laura Lopez, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Regular
The PICASSO and DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search Experiments at SNOLAB
Tony Noble, Queen's University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Regular
Morphology of the dark matter contribution to the 511 keV gamma ray sky: constraints from INTEGRAL/SPI observations
Aaron Vincent, McGill University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Regular
Probing reionization and large-scale structure with the South Pole Telescope
Christian Reichardt, Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Special
Searches for Exotic Physics with leptons and photons with the ATLAS Detector
Dominique Fortin, TRIUMF
Time : 00:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Regular
Putting the "Big" in "Big Bang": The Primordial Inflation Explorer
Al Kogut, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Regular
Optimizing global 21cm signal measurements with spectral and spatial information
Adrian Liu, MIT
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
Special
Characterizing Super-Earths and Mini-Neptunes
Diana Valencia, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Special
HMXT: An Upcoming X-ray Telescope
Zhongxiang Wang, Shanghai Observatory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Regular
Old Physics, New Tricks, and the Theory of Atomic Dark Matter
Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, UBC
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Regular
Multi-planetary systems, Saturn's Rings and the new collisional N-body code REBOUND
Hanno Rein, IAS Princeton
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Regular
Fermi-LAT: An Amazing Pulsar Finding Machine
Paul Ray, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 3 November 2011
Regular
Accretion Outbursts on to Young Stars and Planets
Rebecca Martin, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 13:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Regular
High redshift ULIRGs and the formation of massive galaxies
Scott Chapman, Dalhousie University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Regular
Dust-obscured activity in high redshift galaxies
Alex Pope, University of Massachusetts
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 24 October 2011
Regular
The Curious Case of 4U 1820-30: On the Resonant Trapping and Tidal Dissipation Rate of the White Dwarf Secondary
Snezana Prodan, University of Toronto
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Regular
Three years of GBM science highlights
Valerie Connaughton, National Space Science & Technology Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 11 October 2011
Regular
CCAT: submm Astronomy from as High as you can Drive a Truck
Riccardo Giovanelli, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 4 October 2011
Regular
The X-ray Polarization Signature of Quiescent Magnetars
Rodrigo Fernandez, IAS
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 3 October 2011
Special
Highlights from the southern High Time Resolution Universe survey
Lina Levin, Swinburne University of Technology
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Regular
Deep underground physics: facility and experiment developments at SNOLAB
Nigel Smith, SNOLAB
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Joint Astrophysics Seminar/Séminaire Commun en Astrophysique
21 cm Cosmology
Miguel Morales, University of Washington
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Joint Astrophysics Seminar/Séminaire Commun en Astrophysique
21cm Intensity Mapping: Progress and Challenges
Richard Shaw, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Special
HEFT measurement of the hard X-ray size of the Crab Nebula and the hard X-ray optics of the Nuclelar spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)
Hongjun An, Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Columbia University
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 20 June 2011
Special
Studying Galaxies, Clusters, and Cosmology with Weak Lensing Magnification
Hendrik Hildebrandt, University of British Columbia
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 1 June 2011
Special
Pathfinding a Neutral Hydrogen Dark Energy Survey
Kevin Bandura, Carnegie Mellon University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Room 326
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Special
Neutron stars and strong interactions
Aleksi Kurkela, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Special
Phenomenology and detection of nuclear cosmic rays
Antje Putze, Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Pat Scott

Tuesday, 12 April 2011
Regular
First Results from the Planck Mission: Early Science Results on Clusters
Jean-Baptiste Melin, CEA (Saclay)
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 5 April 2011
Regular
Recent Measurements of Radio Pulsar Masses
Scott Ransom, NRAO
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Regular
What More Can We Learn from the Cosmic Microwave Background?
Sudeep Das, Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Special
Pulsars Down Under
Matthew Bailes, Swinburne University
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Regular
Low-frequency gravitational wave telescopes
Latham Boyle, Perimeter Institute
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 17 March 2011
Special
The Keck Array: Continuing the search for inflationary relics through degree-scale CMB polarimetry
Martin Lueker, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Room 305A/B
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Regular
Direct Detection of Extra-solar Planets Using High Contrast Imaging
James R. Graham, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Regular
Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound
Daniel Eisenstein, Harvard University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Regular
Probing the Accretion of Gas onto Galaxies:Opportunities and Pitfalls
Claude-André Faucher-Giguère, UC Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Regular
How Do Galaxies in Massive Clusters Form Their Stars?
Kim-Vy Tran, Texas A&M University/University of Zurich
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Regular
Gravitational Waves: Adding Soundtrack (and Special Effects) to a Wonderful Movie
Luis Lehner, University of Guelph
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 11 January 2011
Regular
Dark Matter in Faint Galactic Satellites
Louis Strigari, KIPAC, Stanford
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 7 January 2011
Special
Model-Independent Constraints on Inflation from the CMB
Cora Dvorkin, University of Chicago
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 9 December 2010
Special
The Age and Helium Abundance of the Galactic Bulge
David Nataf, ANU
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 30 November 2010
Special
Rare objects in Globular Clusters: from dwarf novae to intermediate mass black holes
Mathieu Servillat, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Regular
Cluster Cosmology and the Dark Energy Survey
Tim McKay, University of Michigan
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 10 November 2010
Regular
Mass and Radius of Neutron Stars from Modeling Pulse Shapes of Millisecond Pulsars
Denis Leahy, University of Calgary
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 2 November 2010
Regular
The growth of galaxies at z ~ 2: insights from IFU surveys
Natascha Förster, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Regular
Astrophysical Signatures of Particle Dark Matter
Rene Ong, UCLA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Regular
Cassiopeia A: The Youngest Neutron Star
Craig Heinke, University of Alberta
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Regular
Search for the Origin of Cosmic Rays with IceCube
Stefan Westerhoff, University of Wisconsin
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 5 October 2010
Regular
Giant Gamma-ray Bubbles in the Inner Galaxy: AGN Activity or Bipolar Galactic Wind?
D. Finkbeiner, Harvard CFA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Regular
Characterizing Exoplanets
Ray Jayawardhana, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 14 September 2010
Regular
Formation of Low-Mass X-ray Binaries with a Black Hole Accretor: Challenging the Paradigm
Natasha Ivanova, University of Alberta
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 23 August 2010
Special
NASA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
Bob Gehrz, University of Minnesota
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 19 July 2010
Special
Gravitational radiation from the pulsar glitch recovery phase
Mark Bennett, University of Melbourne
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Special
21cm Cylindrical Radio Telescope Design and Simulation
David McGinnis, Fermilab
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Regular
Neutron rich matter in the laboratory and in the cosmos
Charles Horowitz, Indiana University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 8 April 2010
Special
A New Twist on Black-Hole Spin: The Triggering and Cosmological Impact of Radio-Loud and Radio-Quiet AGN
Dan Evans, MIT
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano room (room 211)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 6 April 2010
Regular
Observing galaxy mass assembly at high redshift
Mark Dickinson, NOAO
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 30 March 2010
Regular
Unraveling the Cosmic-ray Spectrum: Measurements with high altitude Balloons
Patrick (Jojo) Boyle, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Regular
Fingering convection in geophysics and Astrophysics
Pascale Garaud, University of California at Santa Cruz
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 16 March 2010
Regular
The Cosmic Microwave Background: Its B-modes and Ns
Lyman Page, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Regular
The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect, in Detail
Dan Marrone, University of Chicago
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 2 March 2010
Regular
A near-infrared excess in the continuum of high-redshift galaxies: a tracer of star formation, circumstellar disks, and (maybe) extra-galactic planets?
Bob Abraham, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 16 February 2010
Regular
Recent Results of the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Tune Kamae, Stanford University/SLAC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 9 February 2010
Regular
Exploding Supermassive White Dwarfs from the Nearby Supernova Factory
Richard Scalzo, Yale University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Regular
Staring into the Abyss: Imaging Black Hole Horizons
Avery Broderick, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 26 January 2010
Regular
MHD Turbulence and Transport in Accretion Disks
Jim Stone, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Regular
Having a BLAST in Antarctica, and resolving the Cosmic Infrared Background
Mark Halpern, UBC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 12 January 2010
Regular
Gamma-Ray Pulsars in the Light of New Fermi Discoveries
Alice Harding, NASA/GSFC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Regular
The First Images of Exoplanets
René Doyon, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Andrew Cumming

Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Regular
The Aquarius Project: Dark Matter under a Numerical Microscope
Julio Navarro, University of Victoria
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Gil Holder

Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Regular
The Generation & Evolution of Astrophysical Magnetic Fields
Ellen Zweibel , University of Wisconsin
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Andrew Cumming

Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Regular
Neutron Stars as Dense Matter Laboratories
Bennett Link , Montana State University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Vicky Kaspi

Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Regular
Hunting the Cosmic Electron
Scott Wakely, University of Chicago
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : David Hanna

Tuesday, 27 October 2009
Regular
Thermal and Gravitational Tides in the Hot Jupiters
Phil Arras, University of Virginia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Andrew Cumming

Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Regular
Radio observations of cosmic reionization and first (new) light in the Universe
Chris Carilli, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Tracy Webb

Tuesday, 13 October 2009
Regular
X-ray observations of active galaxies
Luigi Gallo, St Mary's University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 6 October 2009
Regular
The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and the ACT Experiment
Joe Fowler, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Tuesday, 29 September 2009
Regular
A First Year View of the Galaxy with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
Elizabeth Hays, Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Ken Ragan

Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Regular
ALFALFA: HI cosmology at z=0
Martha Haynes, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Vicky Kaspi

Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Special
The EBEX Experiment
Hannes Hubmayr , University of Minnesota
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 25 May 2009
Special
Binary radio pulsars in globular clusters: their orbital eccentricities and interaction with other stars
Alak Ray , Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 24 April 2009
Special
Cataclysmic Variables: The Most Common Gravity Powered Stars
John Thorstensen , Dartmouth College
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

Tuesday, 14 April 2009
Regular
Extrasolar Planets and the Search for Habitable Worlds
Sara Seager, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 7 April 2009
Regular
New View of the High Energy Gamma-ray Sky with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
Julie McEnery, GSFC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 24 March 2009
Regular
The Highest Energy Cosmic Rays and Neutrinos
Jim Beatty, Ohio State University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 17 March 2009
Regular
CMB Polarimetry and the Search for Inflationary Gravitational Waves
John Kovac, JPL / Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Special
From milliKelvin to MegaKelvin: The connection between superconductivity and cosmology
Tarek Saab , University of Florida
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 305

Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Regular
Cosmology in the Dark Sector
Kris Sigurdson, UBC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 3 March 2009
Regular
The Transient Revolution in Astrophysics
Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 17 February 2009
Regular
Lighting the Standard Candle
Ed Brown, MSU/JINA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Regular
Gamma Ray Burst Discoveries with the Swift Mission
Neil Gehrels, GSFC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 3 February 2009
Regular
Convection and Magnetism in Stars: How magnetic fields are built, and what they can do
Matt Browning, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Regular
Observing an Event Horizon: Submm-VLBI of SgrA*
Shepard Doeleman, MIT Haystack Observatory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 26 January 2009
Special
Accreting neutron stars
Manuel Linares , Astronomical Institute Anton Pannekoek, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 20 January 2009
Regular
Astronomy at photon energies beyond 100 GeV ? Recent results from VERITAS
Gernot Maier , Univeristé McGill
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 16 January 2009
Special
Study of Very High Energy Gamma Ray Emission from TeV Blazars
Debanjan Bose , Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 15 January 2009
Special
Axions from String Theory and Inflation
Katie Mack , Princeton University
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 13 January 2009
Regular
The Extravagant Lives of the First Stars
Alexander Heger, University of Minnesota
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 8 January 2009
Special
Galaxy evolution at high-redshift: millimeter-wavelength surveys with AzTEC
Kimberly Scott , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Time : 11:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 6 January 2009
Regular
Magnetospheres of Neutron Stars
Andrei Beloborodov , Columbia University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 2 December 2008
Regular
The Origin of Magnetic Fields in Galaxies: What Should to See at High Redshifts?
Ethan Vishniac, McMaster University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 1 December 2008
Special
Black-Hole Binaries As Relics Of Long-Soft Gamma-Ray Burst And Hypernova Explosions
Enrique Moreno-Mendez , State University of New York
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

Tuesday, 18 November 2008
Regular
Why is a Cluster of Galaxies like a Supernova?
Gus Evrard, University of Michigan
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Regular
Cosmology Using Growth of Structure — Measuring Dark Energy by Counting Galaxy Clusters
Alexey Vikhlinin, Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics , Harvard
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Regular
Galactic Diversity: The Many Colors of Brown Dwarfs
Adam Burgasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Special
First results from the South Pole Telescope
Joaquin Vieira, University of Chicago
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 104)
Contact : Gil Holder

Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Special
Mapping Exoplanets
Nick Cowan , University of Washington, Seattle
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Ian Dobbs-Dixon

Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Regular
Pulsar Timing and Gravitational Wave Detection
Rick Jenet, University of Texas
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Special
X-rays Mark the Spot: the Birth of a Supernova
Alicia Soderberg, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 21 October 2008
Regular
Low-mass, Low-SFR Galaxies at z>2: How the Working Class Are Living
Marcin Sawicki, St. Mary's University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 14 October 2008
Regular
Circumstellar Debris Disks — What Can Be Learned?
Yanqin Wu, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Regular
Cosmology from Gravitational-wave Standard Sirens
Dan Holz, LANL
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 23 September 2008
Regular
White Dwarf Stars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Pierre Bergeron, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Regular
The Biggest Dark Matter Halos
Neal Dalal, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 15 September 2008
Special
Gravitational radiation from accreting neutron stars
Andrew Melatos, University of Melbourne
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

 

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