Master Schedule
Past
DateTitle
September 7 - 8, 2017RosnerFest - a 70th birthday celebration for Robert Rosner
August 7 - 11, 2017
KICP Summer School
Summer School: CMB Detectors and Instrumentation
August 2, 2017
KICP Event
Midweek on the Midway: Escape from planet Earth
July 30 - August 5, 2017
KICP Yerkes Institute
The Physics of Toys, Yerkes Summer Institute
July 24, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Alessandro Manzotti, Unveiling the early Universe: delensing the Cosmic Microwave Background with galaxy surveys
July 21, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Laura Mocanu, Measuring the cosmic microwave background gravitational lensing potential and its power spectrum with SPTpol
July 7, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Dylan Hatt, On the Population II Distance Scale: The Tip of the Red Giant Branch Distances to Local Galaxies
July 7, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Sean Mills, Detecting and Interpreting the Dynamical Evolution of Transiting Multiplanet Systems
July 7, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Megan Bedell, Illuminating the Origins of Planets with Solar Twins
June 20, 2017
KICP Talk
Michael Turner, "The origin of our universe: what we know for sure and the big mysteries"
June 19 - 24, 2017
KICP Workshop
JEM-EUSO Collaboration Meeting
June 16, 2017
Special Seminar
Mitsunori Araki, Indications of Top-Down Chemistry by Laboratory Spectroscopy and Radio Observations
June 12 - 16, 2017
KICP Workshop
DES Collaboration Meeting
June 12, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Hsin-Yu Chen, Multi-messenger Astronomy with Advanced LIGO-Virgo
June 9, 2017
KICP Seminar
Julie Dumas, Testing the Caustic Ring Dark Matter Halo Model Against Observations in the Milky Way
June 2, 2017
KICP Seminar
Christopher Tunnell, XENON1T results and how one can make the world's best direct dark matter detector in 5 easy steps
May 31, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Chihway Chang, Mapping the Cosmos with the Dark Energy Survey - sneak peek of the first year weak lensing results
May 31, 2017
KICP Event
Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, "NASA Science Missions"
May 31, 2017Live webcast: Exploring the Sun
May 30, 2017
Event
NASA's Solar Probe mission discussion
May 30, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Eduardo Banados, Quasars in the Epoch of Reionization
May 26, 2017
KICP Seminar
Niharika Sravan, Single and binary progenitors of 'partially stripped' supernovae
May 25, 2017
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Spring 2017 Postdocs Symposium
May 24, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Camille Avestruz, Automated Object Classification for Large Scale Future Surveys: A Strong Lensing Example with Machine Learning
May 23, 2017
ChalkTalk
Laser Plasma Selfies With Proton Beams
May 23, 2017
ChalkTalk
Photometry with non-identical sources
May 22, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Doyal ''Al'' Harper, TBA
May 19, 2017
KICP Seminar
Victor Buza, Constraining Inflation Using Present and Future CMB polarization experiments: performance-based forecasts
May 17, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Albert Stebbins, Fast Radio Bursts!
May 16, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Christopher Moore, Exploring solar coronal properties through soft X-ray observations of the MinXSS (Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer) CubeSat
May 15, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Hsiao-Wen Chen, Looking between the stars: observations, modeling, and instrument building
May 12, 2017
KICP Seminar
Philip Chang, The Physics and Cosmology of TeV Blazars
May 10, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Marc Kamionkowski, Dust polarization and interstellar turbulence
May 9, 2017
ChalkTalk
Adam Miller, Scaling the Zooniverse: Stellar Classification in the LSST Era, II
May 9, 2017
ChalkTalk
Jonathan Rosner, Ionosphere During Total Solar Eclipse
May 8, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Bradford A. Benson, SPT-3G: Measuring the Cosmic Microwave Background from the South Pole
May 5, 2017
KICP Seminar
Rebekah A Hounsell, Simulations of the WFIRST Supernova Survey and Forecasts of Cosmological Constraints
May 3, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Erik Shirokoff, Novel detectors for next-generation mm-wavelength instruments
May 3, 2017
KICP Talk
Computations in Science Seminar: Daniel Scolnic, "Measuring the size of the Universe with Standard Candles"
May 2, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Edwin Kite, Connecting plumes to oceans at Enceladus and Europa
May 1, 2017
KICP Workshop
French-American Science Festival 2017
April 28, 2017
KICP Seminar
Antonia Hubbard, Searching for Dark Matter with the Micro-X Sounding Rocket
April 27, 2017
KICP Workshop
POEMMA meeting
April 26, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Nergis Mavalvala, First results from LIGO: past, present and future
April 25, 2017
Brinson lecture
Nergis Mavalvala, "The Warped Universe: the one hundred year quest to discover Einstein's gravitational waves"
April 25, 2017
ChalkTalk
Fixing your messed up Supernova Hubble Diagram
April 25, 2017
ChalkTalk
Comparing Planets in the Hunt for Life
April 24, 2017EFI colloquium: Adrienne Kolb, "Tunnel Visions: The History of the Superconducting Super Collider"
April 24, 2017 cancelled
Faculty Research Seminar
Dan Hooper, TBA
April 21, 2017
KICP Seminar
Michael J Baker, The Vev Flip-Flop: Dark Matter Decay between Weak Scale Phase Transitions
April 19, 2017
KICP Colloquium
J. Richard Bond, Observing, Mapping and Mocking our Cosmic Beginnings
April 18, 2017
ChalkTalk
What do E/B Modes have to do with aligning telescopes?
April 18, 2017
ChalkTalk
The influence of a liquid water ocean on the habitable zone of water-rich exoplanets
April 17, 2017
KICP Talk
Cafe Scientifique: Abby Vieregg, "Turning a Continent into a Telescope"
April 17, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Robert Rosner, Plasmas Physics and Fluid Dynamics in the Lab and in Astrophysics - and other fun topics
April 14, 2017
KICP Seminar
Scott Hertel, Superfluid 4He as a tool for sub-eV particle physics
April 12, 2017
KICP Talk
Astronomy on Tap: Zoheyr Doctor, "100 Years in the Making: The Detection of Gravitational Waves"
April 12, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Hsiao-Wen Chen, Probing Chemical Enrichment in the Circumgalactic Medium -- Combining Absorption Spectroscopy and Direct Imaging Observations
April 11, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Farhad Yusef-Zadeh, Star Formation Near the Supermassive Black Hole Sgr A*
April 10, 2017
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Nicole Fields, a health physicist at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
April 10, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
John E. Carlstrom, Cosmic Microwave Background experiment at Chicago
April 8, 2017
KICP Event
Film Screening and Discussion: "Hidden Figures"
April 7, 2017
KICP Seminar
Cosmin Deaconu, Radio-detection of Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos with the ANITA Long-Duration Balloon Payload
April 5, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Juan I. Collar, News from PICO and COHERENT
April 5, 2017
KICP Workshop
LSST DESC Hack Week
April 4, 2017
ChalkTalk
The heliosphere as paradigm for astrospheres: IBEX uncovers the hidden secrets of energetic neutral atoms
April 4, 2017
ChalkTalk
Yuanyuan Zhang, Cross Correlating DES redmapper clusters with Planck tSZ Y maps
April 3, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Stephan S. Meyer, Searching for Planck-scale space-time fluctuations with the Fermilab Holometer
March 31, 2017
KICP Seminar
Alessandro Manzotti, Delensing CMB B-modes: results from SPT
March 29, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Steinn Sigurdsson, How Black Holes get their Kicks: Dynamical Evolution and Coalescence
March 29, 2017
KICP Talk
Rocky Kolb and Michael Turner: "How Fermilab changed the course of cosmology"
March 28, 2017
ChalkTalk
Albert Stebbins, Intensity Interferometry in the Era of Giant Telescopes
March 28, 2017
ChalkTalk
Penny-sized dynamos: how laser-driven plasma experiments can shed light on the origin of cosmic magnetic fields
March 17, 2017
KICP Seminar
Amy Lowitz, Kinetic Inductance Detectors for 100 GHz CMB Polarimetry
March 10, 2017
Talk
Society of Women in Physics: Dr. Kawtar Hafidi, "A Personal Odyssey: From Africa to America"
March 10, 2017
KICP Seminar
David Moore, Precision searches for new physics using optically levitated microspheres
March 8, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Lynne Hillenbrand, Young Star Fundamentals and Surprises
March 7, 2017
ChalkTalk
Adam Miller, Scaling the Zooniverse: Stellar Classification in the LSST Era
March 7, 2017
ChalkTalk
Marcelle Soares-Santos, Knowing where to look: strategies for gravitational wave triggered kilonova searches with DECam
March 6, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Peter O. Vandervoort, Order and Chaos in the Mergers of Galaxies
March 3, 2017
KICP Seminar
Andrew Wetzel, Simulating Milky Way-like Galaxies with Realistic Satellite Populations
March 3, 2017Astronomy & Astrophysics Open House
March 1, 2017 cancelled
KICP Colloquium
Shirley Ho, Digging into the Large Scale Structure of the Universe
February 28, 2017
KICP Talk
Daniel Holz, "Gravitational Waves"
February 28, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Raffaella Margutti, Astronomical Transients that defy all classification schemes
February 27, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Fausto Cattaneo, TBA
February 24, 2017
KICP Seminar
Zhong-Zhi Xianyu, Standard Model Background of the Cosmological Collider
February 22, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Michael Perryman, Space astrometry: the Hipparcos and Gaia missions
February 21, 2017
ChalkTalk
Heidi Wu, Cosmic far-infrared background and cosmic star-formation history
February 21, 2017
ChalkTalk
Gender bias in proposal review process
February 20, 2017EFI colloquium: Leslie Rogers, "The Diversity and Demographics of Distant Rocky Worlds"
February 20, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Clarence L. Chang, Cosmology at Argonne National Lab
February 17, 2017
KICP Seminar
Yi-Zen Chu, Cosmological Gravitational Waves: Causal Structure And Memories
February 15, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
B-G Andersson, Why interstellar grain align and why you should care
February 14, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
B-G Andersson, Status of, and science with, the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
February 13, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Joshua A. Frieman, The Dark Energy Survey
February 10, 2017
KICP Seminar
Elena Giusarma, Testing neutrino properties with cosmological observables
February 9, 2017
KICP Lecture
C2ST Public Lecture: Edward W. Kolb, "From Quarks to the Cosmos"
February 8, 2017 cancelled
KICP Colloquium
Shirley Ho, Digging into the Large Scale Structure of the Universe
February 7, 2017
ChalkTalk
How to measure the brightness of a star?
February 7, 2017
ChalkTalk
Measuring the Initial Mass Function
February 6, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Angela V. Olinto, The Extreme Energy Frontier from Up, Up, and Away
February 3, 2017
KICP Seminar
Douglas Applegate, Recent Advances & Current Challenges in Cosmology with Galaxy Clusters
February 1, 2017
KICP Talk
Computations in Science Seminar: Joshua A Frieman, "The Dark Energy Survey"
January 31, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Erika Hamden, Observing the faint universe in emission
January 30, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Stephen M. Kent, LSST
January 27, 2017
KICP Seminar
Evangelos Sfakianakis, From axion inflation to leptons, baryons and cosmological magnetic fields
January 25 - 27, 2017
KICP Workshop
Towards a kg-size dark matter detector with CCDs
January 25, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Richard Townsend, The Yin and Yang of Slowly-Pulsating B Stars: Asteroseismology and Angular Momentum Redistribution
January 24, 2017
ChalkTalk
Implicit Bias
January 24, 2017
ChalkTalk
(Almost) everything you need to know about weak lensing systematics
January 23, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel E. Holz, Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics with LIGO
January 20, 2017
KICP Seminar
Jayden Newstead, Coherent neutrino-nucleus scattering: signal or background?
January 18, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Alex Drlica-Wagner, The Milky Way's Dark Companions
January 17, 2017
ChalkTalk
Origin and Death of Contact Binaries
January 17, 2017
ChalkTalk
Laser laboratory astrophysics: Diffusion and acceleration of charged particles in turbulent magnetized plasma
January 16, 2017
KICP Event
On MLK Day King College Prep Cosmology Club Explores Dark Matter
January 13, 2017
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Winter 2017 Postdocs Symposium
January 11, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Mark Voit, Circumgalactic Precipitation
January 10, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Sasha Philippov, How do pulsars shine?
January 9, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Andrey V. Kravtsov, Modelling Galaxy Formation
December 27 - 29, 2016
KICP Yerkes Institute
Up & Down, Yerkes Winter Institute
December 9, 2016
KICP Seminar
Alvaro Chavarria, Solid-state imaging detectors for low-energy particle physics
December 7, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Wendy Freedman, Increasing Accuracy and Increasing Tension in H0
December 6, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Lucianne Walkowicz, Systematic Serendipity: Novel Discoveries in Astronomical Surveys
December 5, 2016
Special Seminar
Blake D. Sherwin, CMB Lensing: Fundamental Physics from Maps of the Invisible
December 2, 2016
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Fall 2016 Postdocs Symposium
November 30, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Konstantin Batygin, Planet Nine from Outer Space
November 29, 2016
ChalkTalk
Machine learning and Gravitational lensing
November 29, 2016
ChalkTalk
Basics of CMB instrumentation/measurement
November 28, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel Fabrycky, Gigayear Instabilities in Planetary Systems
November 22, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Anna Lorraine Rosen, The Destructive Birth of Massive Stars and Massive Star Clusters
November 21, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Nickolay Y. Gnedin, CROC vs DRAGONS: how we solve reionization in 10 years
November 18, 2016
KICP Seminar
Allison Merritt, Substantial Variation in the Stellar Halos of Spiral Galaxies
November 16, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Anthony Mezzacappa, Where are we in the hunt for the core collapse supernova explosion mechanism(s)?
November 15, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Siyao Xu, The Power Law in the Radio Sky
November 14, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Leslie Rogers, Journey to the Center of the Super Earth
November 11, 2016
KICP Seminar
Yuan Li, Cooling and AGN heating in cool-core galaxy clusters
November 9, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Surjeet Rajendran, New Directions in Searching for the Dark Universe
November 8, 2016
ChalkTalk
Are galaxies voting red or blue? Statistical redshift inference techniques for large cosmological surveys
November 8, 2016
ChalkTalk
100,000 reasons to love WFIRST: observing transiting planets toward the galactic bulge
November 7, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Damiano Caprioli, The Non-thermal Universe
November 4, 2016
KICP Seminar
Arran Phipps, Dark Matter Radio (Hidden Photons/Axions)
November 3, 2016
Talk
Physics colloquium: Elisabeth Krause, Stanford University/SLAC, "Dark Energy Science with the Dark Energy Survey, and Beyond"
November 2, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Feryal Ozel, Black Hole Physics with the Event Horizon Telescope
November 2, 2016
Special Seminar
Feryal Ozel, Special Presentation: Seeing the Universe with the X-ray Surveyor
November 1, 2016
ChalkTalk
"Espresso" acceleration of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays
November 1, 2016
ChalkTalk
Searching for Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
October 31, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Craig J. Hogan, Quantum Behavior of Space and Time
October 28, 2016
KICP Seminar
Ian P Stern, ADMX (Axion Dark Matter eXperiment)
October 27, 2016
Talk
Argonne OutLoud: Clarence Chang, "To the ends of the Earth...and the beginning of the cosmos"
October 27, 2016
KICP Workshop
Life Long Learning Training Session
October 26, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Ben Farr, The First Four Months of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
October 25, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Eve Lee, The Late-Time Formation and Dynamical Signatures of Small Planets
October 24, 2016
Talk
Cafe Scientifique: Dan Scolnic, "Tension in the Universe: Dark Energy, Dark Matter & Different Numbers"
October 24, 2016
Talk
2016 Leon Lederman Lecture: Rocky Kolb, "The Mysterious Dark Universe"
October 24, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Michael D. Gladders, Strong Gravitational Lensing: Simulating the Observational Perspective
October 21, 2016
KICP Seminar
Jeffrey P Filippini, SPIDER: Exploring the dawn of time from above the clouds
October 19, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Zhi-Yun Li, Protostellar Disks: Formation and Polarization
October 18, 2016
ChalkTalk
Modelling star formation and feedback in galaxy formation simulations
October 18, 2016
ChalkTalk
Discovery of Large-Scale Structure
October 17, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Donald G. York, Simplicity Overturned: the Unidentified Diffuse Interstellar Bands
October 14, 2016
KICP Seminar
Yuhsin Tsai, Partially Acoustic Dark Matter, Interacting Dark Radiation, and Large Scale Structure
October 13 - 15, 2016
KICP Workshop
Theoretical Advances in Particle Cosmology
October 12, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Marcelle Soares-Santos, The Dark Energy Survey and Gravitational Waves
October 11, 2016
ChalkTalk
Searching for Quantum Structure of Space-Time with Interferometers
October 11, 2016
ChalkTalk
Mid-decadal review
October 10, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Richard G. Kron, The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
October 7, 2016
KICP Seminar
Chihway Chang, Preparing for the 21cm future - lessons from the Bleien Galactic Survey project
October 5, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Dan Fabrycky, Planets around Binary Stars
October 3, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Erik Shirokoff, Mapping the high-redshift universe using micron-scale superconducting circuits
September 30 - October 1, 2016A Celebration of the Life and Work of James W. Cronin
September 30, 2016
KICP Seminar
Irshad Mohammed, Towards precision cosmology with large scale structures: the halo model and perturbative approaches
September 28, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Jacob Bean, Towards the identification of Earth-like worlds with MAROON-X
September 27, 2016
ChalkTalk
The Looming 'Big Data' Problem of Astrophysical Simulations (And What to Do About It)
September 27, 2016
ChalkTalk
A First Look at the Impact of Gaia on H0
September 26, 2016
KICP Talk
EFI colloquium: John Carlstrom, "Cosmic Microwave Background measurements through the Next Decade"
September 23, 2016
KICP Event
Screening & Discussion: STARMEN
September 21 - 23, 2016
KICP Workshop
Future Cosmic Surveys
September 19 - 21, 2016
KICP Workshop
CMB-S4 Collaboration Workshop
September 19 - 21, 2016
KICP Cosmology Course
"Observing Einstein's Outrageous Universe", Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff