Master Schedule
Current & Future
October 1, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Daniel Holz, Gravitational wave astrophysics with LIGO
October 1, 2014Astronomy & Astrophysics Department autumn reception
October 3, 2014
KICP Seminar
Anja von der Linden, Weighing the Giants: Accurate Weak Lensing Mass Measurements for Cosmological Cluster Surveys
October 4, 201480th Compton Lectures: Tim Linden, "Shining Light on the Dark Side of the Universe"
October 8, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Jacob Bean, Exoplanets in HD
October 15, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Daniel Chung, TBA
October 17, 2014
KICP Seminar
Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere, Feedback-regulated star formation on galactic and cosmological scales
October 20, 2014
Faculty Research Seminar
Erik Shirokoff, Superconducting detectors and the astronomical instruments of tomorrow
October 22, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Rashid Sunyaev, Two milestones in the history of the Universe: last scattering surface and black body photosphere of the Universe
October 24, 2014
KICP Seminar
Beth A. Reid, TBA
October 27, 2014
Faculty Research Seminar
Peter O. Vandervoort, George Ellery Hale and the Forgotten Observatories of the University of Chicago
October 29, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Dong Lai, TBA
October 31, 2014
KICP Seminar
Esra Bulbul, The Curious Case of the 3.57 keV Emission Line
November 5, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Fiona Harrison, TBA
November 7, 2014
KICP Seminar
Benjamin S. Safdi, Directional Detection of the Cosmic Neutrino Background
November 13, 2014
KICP Seminar
Anna Franckowiak, The Fermi bubbles
November 19, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Andrei Beloborodov, TBA
November 21, 2014
KICP Seminar
Liang Dai, TBA
December 3, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Anthony Mezzacappa, TBA
December 12, 2014
KICP Seminar
Brendan Crill, Results from Planck 2014

September 29, 2014KICP Special Seminar: BICEP2/B-Mode update
September 24, 2014Workshop: "Structuring Your Scientific Paper"
September 21 - 23, 2014KICP Cosmology Course: "Evolving Universe", Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff
September 19, 2014Cinema Slapdown Round 53: Gravity
September 17, 2014GeoSci Special Seminar: Tra Dinh, Princeton University, "Impacts of thin cirrus clouds on humidity in the tropical tropopause layer and lower stratosphere'
September 15 - 19, 2014International conference: "Type Ia Supernovae: progenitors, explosions, and cosmology"
August 27, 2014Open group seminar: Giovanni Morlino, Purdue University,"Non-linear shock acceleration and Gamma-ray emission from Tycho's SNR"
August 25 - 29, 2014COSMO-2014: International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology
August 22 - 24, 2014KICP workshop: "Status and Future of Inflationary Theory "
July 18, 2014
PhD Thesis Defense
Eric Baxter, Measuring Gravitational Lensing of the Cosmic Microwave Background by Galaxy Clusters
June 16 - 27, 2014KICP Summer School on Education and Outreach
June 12, 2014519th UChicago Convocation: honoring Wendy L. Freedman
June 12, 2014Flash Center Special Seminar: Christian Ott, Caltech, "New Aspects of Core-Collapse Supernova Theory"
June 9 - 11, 2014Workshop: "High-Energy Messengers: Connecting the Non-Thermal Extragalactic Backgrounds"
June 9, 2014Astronomy Symposium in Honor of Donald York and Edward Kibblewhite
June 7, 201479th Compton Lectures: Elise Jennings, "Cosmic Cartography - Exploring an Expanding Universe"
June 6, 2014
KICP Seminar
Renee Hlozek, Planck Data Reconsidered
June 4, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Heather Knutson, From Hot Jupiters to Habitable Worlds: A Survey of Exoplanet Atmospheres
June 4, 2014Computations in Science Seminar: Daniel Fabrycky, "Modeling Perturbed Planetary Systems"
May 30, 2014
KICP Seminar
Cecilia Lunardini, Supernova neutrinos at present and future underground detectors
May 28, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Shri Kulkarni, The Dynamic Universe: Palomar Transient Factory
May 23, 2014KICP special seminar: Silvia Galli, IAP (Paris), "Constraining fundamental physics with Planck"
May 23, 2014
KICP Seminar
Pablo Mosteiro, Towards a first measurement of pp neutrinos in real time
May 21, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Gabriele Veneziano, Lessons from two success stories
May 16, 2014
KICP Seminar
Sarah Burke Spolaor, Seeking Gravity and Light from Binary Supermassive Black Holes
May 15 - 17, 2014DES Supernova workshop
May 14, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Douglas P. Finkbeiner, The GeV Excess in the Inner Galaxy: Pulsars or Dark Matter?
May 9, 2014
KICP Seminar
Veronica Bindi, The first three years of AMS-02 experiment on the International Space Station
May 7, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Fausto Cattaneo, Turbulence and dynamo action in accretion flows
May 2, 2014
KICP Seminar
Hironao Miyatake, The Weak Lensing Signal and Clustering of SDSS-III CMASS Galaxies
April 30, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Tim M.P. Tait, Searches for Particle Dark Matter
April 28, 2014
Faculty Research Seminar
Angela V. Olinto, Astroparticle Physics
April 25, 2014Spring 2014 Postdocs Symposium
April 24, 2014Physics colloquium: Adam Riess, "The Hubble Constant and Dark Energy from Supernovae, Cepheids and Parallax"
April 23, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Daniel Huber, Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: A Kepler Success Story
April 23, 2014Computations in Science Seminar: Robert Rosner, "Clashing cultures: Science and Public Policy in the realm of Climate Change"
April 18, 2014Kavli Foundation Webcast: Secrets of the Universe's First Light
April 18, 2014
KICP Seminar
Yashar Hezaveh, Measuring the Power Spectrum of Dark Matter Substructure with Gravitational Lensing
April 11, 2014
KICP Seminar
Jens Chluba, Science with CMB Spectral Distortions: a New Window to Early-Universe Physics
April 9, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Rebecca Bernstein, The GMT Project: Science and Status
April 7, 2014Broader Horizons: Kathryn Schaffer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
April 4, 2014
KICP Seminar
Meng Su, Excess of Diffuse Gamma-ray Emission from the Inner Galaxy: Bubbles, Jets, and Dark Matter
April 2, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Rick Kessler, A Tale of Two Collaborations: A New Precise Measurement of Cosmological Parameters Using Type Ia Supernovae
March 27, 2014
Special Seminar
Hubert Klahr, Zonal Flows and Vortices in Circumstellar Disks: The Formation of Planetesimals in Starving Mode
March 19, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Clem Pryke, Chris Sheehy and Abigail Vieregg, Exciting results from BICEP2
March 19, 2014BICEP2 extravaganza
March 14, 2014
KICP Seminar
Anze Slosar, Cosmology with Lyman-alpha forest
March 12, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Natalie Roe, Taking the Measure of Dark Energy with DESI
March 10, 2014Statistics Colloquium: Josh Frieman, Fermilab and the University of Chicago, "Probing Cosmic Acceleration with the Dark Energy Survey: Statistical Challenges and Big Data in Cosmology"
March 8, 2014Mi Galaxia es Su Galaxia - My Galaxy is Your Galaxy
March 7, 2014
KICP Seminar
John Carlstrom, Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background: Past, Present and Future
March 5, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Angela Olinto, News from the Extreme Energy Cliff
February 28, 2014
KICP Seminar
David Marsh, Axions and Moduli in Cosmology: from the Primordial Epoch to Galaxy Formation
February 26, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Brian D Nord, Dark Energy Survey: Early Results
February 24, 2014
Faculty Research Seminar
Richard G. Kron, Giant Magellan Telescope
February 21, 2014
KICP Seminar
Joshua S Dillon, Chasing the Cosmic Dawn with 21 cm Tomography
February 20, 2014Adler After Dark: Bradford Benson, "Unveiling the Dark Universe with the South Pole Telescope"
February 19, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Alice Shapley, Rest-frame Optical Spectra: A Window into Galaxy Formation at z~2
February 14, 2014Winter 2014 Postdocs Symposium
February 12, 2014
KICP Colloquium
Steve Kahn, LSST
February 7, 2014
KICP Seminar
Amy Furniss, Very High Energy Photons from Distant Blazars and the Potential for Cosmological Insight
February 5, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Scott Chapman, The role of ultra-luminous galaxies in galaxy formation and evolution
January 31, 2014
KICP Seminar
Laura Lopez, Assessing the Role of Stellar Feedback from Small to Large Scales
January 29, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Bruce Macintosh, Direct Imaging of Extrasolar Planets
January 27, 2014
Faculty Research Seminar
Peter O. Vandervoort, Resonances and Chaos in the Non-Linear Pulsations of Stars
January 24, 2014
KICP Seminar
Jo Bovy, The chemo-dynamical structure of the Milky Way
January 23, 2014Physics colloquium: Vyacheslav Turyshev, JPL,"Testing Fundamental Gravitation in Space: Recent Progress and Possible Future Directions"
January 22, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Jenny Greene, To Build an Elliptical Galaxy
January 17, 2014
KICP Seminar
Adam Leroy, Star Formation in a Galactic Context
January 15, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
George Becker, From Reionization to Dark Matter with the Lyman-alpha Forest
January 10, 2014
KICP Seminar
Blair Edwards, First WIMP search results from the Large Underground Xenon experiment
January 8, 2014
Astronomy Colloquium
Evan Kirby, Dwarf Galaxies: The Nexus of Dark Matter and Chemical Evolution
December 27 - 29, 2013Transforming Energy, Yerkes Winter Institute
December 7, 2013Physics with a Bang! Holiday Lecture and Open House
December 6, 2013
KICP Seminar
James Battat, Directional Dark Matter Detection
December 4, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Jordi Miralda-Escude, Large-Scale Structure in the intergalactic medium and the formation of galaxies: What we are learning from BOSS in SDSS-III
November 26, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Joop Schaye, Cosmological simulations of the formation of galaxies
November 22, 2013
KICP Seminar
Annika Peter, WIMP physics with direct detection
November 22, 2013KICP Dark Matter Hub Meeting
November 21, 2013Physics colloquium: Craig Hogan, "Macroscopic Quantum Geometry: Testing the Fidelity of Space-time with Interferometry"
November 20, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Ruth Murray-Clay, Origins of Gas Giant Planets
November 19, 2013KICP Astroparticle Seminar: George Fuller, UCSD, "Frontiers of Neutrino Physics and Cosmology"
November 18, 2013Cafe Scientifique: Benson Farb, "Through the Looking Glass: The Strange World Behind the Mirror"
November 15, 2013Fall 2013 Postdocs Symposium
November 13, 2013
KICP Colloquium
Tom Murphy, Testing Gravity by Poking the Moon with a Laser
November 11, 2013Mini-workshop: Exoplanets after Kepler
November 8, 2013
KICP Seminar
Kurt Hinterbichler, Partially massless gravity
November 6, 2013
KICP Colloquium
Katrin Heitmann, Cosmic Calibration or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Supercomputers
November 1, 2013
KICP Seminar
Lee McCuller, Bobby Lanza, Jon Richardson and Brittany Kamai, Physics at the Fringe : A Status Report on the Fermilab Holometer
October 30, 2013
KICP Colloquium
George Fuller, Neutrino Quantum Spookiness: Collapsing Stars, Supernovae, and the Cosmos
October 25, 2013
KICP Seminar
Shy Genel, Galaxy formation on a moving mesh: moving towards a realistic simulated universe
October 24, 2013Physics colloquium: Daniel Hooper, "Dark Matter Annihilation in the Gamma-Ray Sky"
October 23, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Charlie Conroy, Extragalactic Archeology
October 18, 2013
KICP Seminar
Peter Behroozi, What can Galaxy Evolution tell us about Short Gamma-Ray Bursts?
October 17, 2013
Special Seminar
Robert Simcoe, Prospects for HI and Heavy Element Measurements near the Epoch of Reionization
October 16, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Andrea M. Ghez, The Galactic Center: Unveiling the Heart of our Galaxy
October 15, 2013
Brinson lecture
2013 Brinson Lecture: Andrea M. Ghez, "The Monster at the Heart of the Milky Way"
October 14, 2013
Faculty Research Seminar
Randall H. Landsberg, Outreach Opportunities
October 11, 2013
KICP Seminar
Ryan J Cooke, Precision measures of the primordial deuterium abundance
October 9, 2013
KICP Colloquium
Wayne Hu, Foiling LCDM
October 7, 2013
Faculty Research Seminar
Donald G. York, The many unknowns of the interstellar medium, with emphasis on the diffuse interstellar bands
October 4, 2013
KICP Seminar
Shi Chun Su, Non-linear Boltzmann Equations on the Cosmic Microwave Background
October 2, 2013Astronomy & Astrophysics Department autumn reception
October 2, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Alex Lazarian, Star formation regulated by magnetic reconnection