Master Schedule
Current & Future
DateTitle
September 23 - 27, 2019Graduate student orientation
October 2 - 4, 2019
KICP Workshop
SCAM-2019: SNIa-Cosmology Analysis Meeting
October 5 - 8, 2019
KICP Workshop
Conference: Cosmic Controversies

Past
DateTitle
August 5 - 7, 2019
KICP Workshop
LSST Dark Matter Workshop
July 23, 2019
PhD Thesis Defense
Fakhri Zahedy, Multi-Pronged Studies of Diffuse Halo Gas around Massive Quiescent Galaxies
July 16, 2019
Special Seminar
Taylor Hoyt, The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program: A Tip of the Red Giant Branch measurement of the Hubble Constant
July 8 - 12, 2019
KICP Workshop
2019 DAMIC-M: DAMIC-M collaboration meeting
June 21, 2019
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Spring 2019 Postdocs Symposium
June 14, 2019 cancelled
KICP Seminar
Martina Gerbino, Cosmological pathway to neutrino properties
June 11, 2019
Tuesday Seminar
David Nataf, Clues to Globular Cluster Formation, and Contributions to the Field Population
June 7, 2019
KICP Seminar
Giulia Cusin, Anisotropies of the astrophysical gravitational wave background and its cross-correlation with cosmological observables
June 5, 2019 cancelled
KICP Colloquium
Brian Nord, AI In the Sky: Implications and Challenges for the use of Artificial Intelligence in Astrophysics and in Society
June 3, 2019Astrophysics Majors: first graduating class
May 31, 2019
PhD Thesis Defense
Vadim Semenov, How Galaxies Form Stars: the Connection between Local and Global Star Formation in Galaxies
May 29, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Ian Crossfield, Infrared Spectroscopy of Stars and Planets
May 28, 2019
Tuesday Seminar
Dimitri Veras, Transformative advances in post-main-sequence planetary system science
May 24, 2019
KICP Seminar
Caroline D Huang, The Mira Distance Ladder
May 23, 2019
KICP Event
IDEA Day - Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Astronomy
May 22, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Justin Vandenbroucke, The multi-messenger astrophysics revolution enabled by neutrinos, gravitational waves, and gamma rays
May 21, 2019
Tuesday Seminar
Kyle Parfrey, Black-Hole Energy Extraction via General-Relativistic Kinetic Plasma Simulations
May 17, 2019
KICP Seminar
Kent Yagi, Gravitational-wave Tests of General Relativity: Present and Future
May 15, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Rob Kennicutt, The Schmidt Law at Sixty
May 14, 2019
Tuesday Seminar
Robert Kennicutt, Astro2020 Decadal Survey Update and Discussion
May 10, 2019
KICP Seminar
Michelle Ntampaka, A Deep Learning Approach to Galaxy Cluster X-ray Masses
May 9, 2019
KICP Talk
The Excited State - Improv Comedy Show feat. Prof. Brian Nord PhD
May 8, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Patrick J McCarthy, Progress with the Giant Magellan Telescope
May 6, 2019
Talk
EFI Colloquium: Zohar Komargodski, "The Power of Conformal Symmetry"
May 3, 2019
KICP Seminar
Garrett K Keating, Charting the Molecular Gas of the Universe Across Cosmic Time
May 2, 2019GeoSci Seminar: Christina Richey, NASA JPL, "The Europa Clipper Mission"
May 1, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Dara Norman, Can Big Data Lead an Inclusion Revolution?
April 30, 2019
ChalkTalk
Dara Norman, Facing and Tackling the Resource Challenges that Accompany Time Domain Science
April 30, 2019
ChalkTalk
Charles Mudd, Exploring the Boundaries of Space Law and Policy: An Attorney's Perspective
April 26, 2019
KICP Seminar
Junhan Kim, First Event Horizon Telescope Results: M87
April 25, 2019
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Nicole Larsen, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow
April 24, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Jeff McMahon, Advancing CMB Cosmology: ACTPol and onward to CMB-S4
April 23, 2019
Tuesday Seminar
Noemie Globus, The origin of the ultra-high energy cosmic-ray dipole
April 19, 2019
KICP Seminar
Rebecca K Leane, Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
April 17, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Lars Bergstrom, WIMP Dark Matter - dead or alive?
April 16, 2019
ChalkTalk
The origin of the Earth's magnetic field: a tale of two Taylors
April 16, 2019
ChalkTalk
Photometric classification challenge
April 15 - 16, 2019
KICP Workshop
Workshop: "Astrophysics with the CMB-S4 Survey"
April 12, 2019
KICP Seminar
Katerina Chatziioannou, What can we learn about extreme matter from colliding neutron stars
April 10, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Sara Seager, The Search for Biosignature Gases on Exoplanets
April 9, 2019
Brinson lecture
Sara Seager, "Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds"
April 5, 2019
KICP Seminar
Maximiliano Isi, Testing general relativity with LIGO and Virgo
April 3, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Sean Raymond, Why doesn't the Solar System have close-in super-Earths?
March 22, 2019
KICP Seminar
Zhong-Zhi Xianyu, Gravitational Wave Signatures of Dynamically Formed Black Hole Binaries
March 19, 2019
ChalkTalk
Photography and large scale surveys
March 19, 2019
ChalkTalk
The basics of CMB data analysis
March 15, 2019
KICP Seminar
Ivan Martinez-Soler, Neutrino Non-Standard Interactions: Present bounds and future implications
March 13, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Mark Vogelsberger, Simulating Galaxy Formation: Illustris, IllustrisTNG and Beyond
March 8, 2019
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Winter 2019 Postdocs Symposium
March 7, 2019
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Stephen Hoover, Civis Analytics
March 6, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Rouven Essig, Direct Detection of sub-GeV Dark Matter: A New Frontier
March 5, 2019
Special Seminar
Lia Medeiros, Modeling Variability and non-Kerr Spacetime Effects in Black Hole Images
March 1, 2019
KICP Seminar
Chris Pankow, The Population of Binary Black Holes from Gravitational-wave Observations
February 27, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Mansi Kasliwal, The Dynamic Infrared Sky
February 26, 2019
Special Seminar
Marta Bryan, Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems
February 25 - 26, 2019Midwest Workshop on Supernovae and Transients
February 22, 2019
KICP Seminar
Mathew S Madhavacheril, kSZ Cosmology without the optical depth degeneracy
February 21, 2019
Talk
Physics colloquium: Marc Kamionkowski, Johns Hopkins University, "Heretical hypotheses in the hunt for dark matter"
February 20, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Hirosi Ooguri, Constraints on Quantum Gravity
February 19, 2019
Special Seminar
Vivian U, The Growth and Merger of Supermassive Black Holes
February 18, 2019
Special Seminar
Jill Tarter, Technosignatures: What Are They, And How Might We Find Them?
February 18, 2019
Faculty Research Seminar
Wendy L. Freedman, Tension in the Hubble Constant
February 15, 2019
KICP Seminar
Tanvi Karwal, Early Dark Energy and the Hubble Tension
February 14, 2019
Special Seminar
Petros Tzeferacos, Fundamental processes in plasma astrophysics: How laser-driven laboratory experiments can shed light on the workings of the Cosmos
February 13, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Roger Blandford, Extreme Astrophysics
February 12, 2019
Special Seminar
Paul Duffell, Moving Mesh Astrophysics
February 8, 2019
KICP Seminar
Kris Pardo, Constraining Self-Interacting Dark Matter with Galaxy Warps
February 6, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Jean-Loup Puget, The Planck last release
February 5, 2019
Special Seminar
Josiah Schwab, The Progenitors and Descendants of Peculiar Thermonuclear Supernovae
February 1, 2019PSD colloquium: Pierre-Louis Lions, College de France, "Mean Field Games: What? Why? How?"
February 1, 2019
KICP Seminar
Hector Okada da Silva, Scalar fields and strong-field gravity: spontaneous scalarization of compact objects
January 28, 2019
Faculty Research Seminar
Craig J. Hogan, Spooky quantum correlations in large scale structure
January 25, 2019
KICP Seminar
Noah Kurinsky, New Directions for Direct Detection of MeV-Scale Dark Matter
January 23, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Gordan Krnjaic, A New Frontier in the Search for Dark Matter
January 22, 2019
ChalkTalk
Nancy Roman's contributions to studies of stellar populations in the solar neighborhood
January 18, 2019
KICP Seminar
Craig Hogan, Inflation with Spooky Correlations
January 16, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Nick Gnedin, Cosmic Reionization
January 11, 2019
KICP Seminar
Michael W Coughlin, Searching for the aftermath of binary neutron star mergers
January 9, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Michael Turner, How many numbers does it take to determine our Universe?
January 8, 2019
ChalkTalk
Distorted neutrino oscillations from ultra-light dark matter
January 8, 2019
ChalkTalk
Wavelets: An Ambitious Introduction
January 7, 2019
Talk
EFI colloquium: Damiano Caprioli, "On the origin of the cosmic radiation - 70 years later (a tribute for Fermi's pioneering paper of 1949)"
December 14, 2018
KICP Seminar
Stephen Portillo, Counting Stars: Developing Probabilistic Cataloging for Crowded Fields
December 12, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Matias Zaldarriaga, Challenges for physical cosmology after Planck
December 11, 2018
KICP Event
Astronomy on Tap
December 7, 2018
KICP Seminar
Kimberly Boddy, Searching for Dark Matter Interactions in Cosmology
December 6, 2018
KICP Talk
Physics colloquium: Abigail Vieregg, "Discovering the Highest Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos Using a Radio Phased Array"
December 5, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Colin Bischoff, New Results from BICEP/Keck
December 4, 2018
ChalkTalk
Laboratory supersonic turbulent flows to trigger compressible dynamo instability
December 4, 2018
ChalkTalk
Lisa Prato, Photometric and Spectroscopic Peculiarities in Young Stellar Objects
December 3, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel E. Holz, The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy
November 30, 2018
KICP Seminar
Surjeet Rajendran, A Solution to the Cosmological Constant Problem
November 28, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Joe Hennawi, How Long do Quasars Shine?
November 27, 2018
ChalkTalk
Deanne Coppejans, Superluminous Supernovae: Constraining the powering mechanism through radio observations
November 27, 2018
ChalkTalk
Making predictions for accreted stars in the solar neighborhood from simulations
November 20, 2018
ChalkTalk
TBA
November 20, 2018
ChalkTalk
TBA
November 19, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Peter O. Vandervoort, The Early Life of George Ellery Hale and the Forgotten Observatories of the University of Chicago
November 16, 2018
KICP Seminar
Lina Necib, Dark Matter in Disequilibrium and Implications for Direct Detection
November 14, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Jennifer Yee, Microlensing Perspectives on Cool Planet Populations
November 13, 2018
ChalkTalk
The expansion of the universe creates particles
November 13, 2018
ChalkTalk
David Vartanyan, TBA
November 12, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Hsiao-Wen Chen, CUBS: Cosmic Ultraviolet Baryon Survey
November 9, 2018
KICP Seminar
Jeremy Sakstein, Superfluids and the Cosmological Constant Problem
November 8, 2018
Event
Physics colloquium: Helen Quinn, "Science, Engineering and Art as well - why is it hard to teach Science well?"
November 7, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Stephon Alexander, Dark Energy: The Cosmological Constant in the Skies
November 5, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Donald G. York, The Diffuse Interstellar Bands (DIBs)
November 2 - 3, 2018
KICP Workshop
Workshop: The Magnificent CEvNS
November 2, 2018
KICP Seminar
Louis Strigari, Astrophysical applications of coherent neutrino scattering
October 31, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Jonathan Lunine, Juno's Hunt for Jovian Deep Oxygen, and the Implications for Giant Planet Formation
October 30, 2018
Event
Inaugural John A. Simpson lecture: Martin H. Israel, Washington University, "What Rare Isotopes and Rare Elements Tell Us About the Origin of Cosmic Rays"
October 30, 2018
ChalkTalk
Spooky Inflation
October 30, 2018
ChalkTalk
How cosmic rays shape supernova remnants
October 29, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Leslie Rogers, The Dizzying Diversity of Exoplanets
October 26, 2018
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Fall 2018 Postdocs Symposium
October 24, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Keith Hawkins, Galactic Archaeology in the Gaia Era
October 23, 2018
ChalkTalk
Axion Dark Matter and How to Find It
October 23, 2018
ChalkTalk
Bayesian Inference in the Presence of Inconsistent Information
October 22, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Irina Zhuravleva, Clusters of Galaxies as Astrophysical Laboratories
October 19, 2018
KICP Seminar
Sara M. Simon, Precision Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background from Chile
October 17, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Jay Strader, Compact Binaries and the Origin of Millisecond Pulsars
October 15, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Damiano Caprioli, The Non-thermal Universe
October 12, 2018
KICP Seminar
Simeon Bird, Massive Neutrinos, Galaxy Clusters and the Lyman-alpha Forest
October 11, 2018
KICP Talk
Physics colloquium: Stephan Meyer, University of Chicago, "Physics is for Everyone"
October 10, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Brian Keating, Fundamental Physics with the Simons Observatory
October 5, 2018
KICP Seminar
Christiane Stefanie Lorenz, Neutrino cosmology and large scale structure
October 4 - 5, 2018
KICP Workshop
Workshop: The Future of H0: Crisis or Concordance?
October 3, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Silvia Galli, Cosmological results from the final data release of the Planck satellite
October 2, 2018
Event
"On the Future: Prospects for Humanity" with physicist Martin Rees
October 1, 2018
KICP Lecture
EFI colloquium: Erik Shirokoff, "Exploring the early Universe (and fundamental physics) with intensity mapping"
September 29 - November 17, 2018
KICP Lecture
88nd Compton Lectures: Amy Lowitz, "Nuts and Bolts Cosmology"
September 20, 2018
KICP Workshop
Midwest LIGO meeting