Master Schedule
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
September 26, 2013
PhD Thesis Defense
Alissa Bans, Large-scale Magnetic Fields in Protoplanetary Disks
September 25, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Feedback from AGN In Massive Galaxies: The Importance of Momentum Driving
September 25, 2013Scientific Writing Workshop: "Structuring your Scientific Paper"
September 19 - 21, 2013Workshop "Dark Matter at the LHC"
September 19, 2013
Special Seminar
Markus Kissler-Patig, New Opportunities with the Gemini Observatory
August 30, 2013
PhD Thesis Defense
Abigail Crites, A Measurement of the Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization with SPTpol
August 14, 2013
PhD Thesis Defense
Christopher Sheehy, Progress towards a detection of inflationary B-modes with the BICEP2 and KECK array polarimeters
August 5 - 16, 2013KICP Summer School: Computational Cosmology
July 18, 2013
PhD Thesis Defense
Krista Martocci, Dynamo Action in Taylor Couette Flow
July 15, 2013
PhD Thesis Defense
Yeun-Jin Kim, The effect of the nuclear burning during the deflagration on the final observables in Supernovae type Ia
July 8 - 9, 20132013 CARMA Science Symposium
June 17 - 21, 2013Workshop: "Galaxies within the Cosmic Web"
June 10 - 12, 2013First Annual GMT Community Science Meeting: "Cosmology in the Era of Extremely Large Telescopes"
June 7, 2013Spring 2013 Postdocs Symposium
June 4, 2013Broader Horizons: Jessica Kirkpatrick, data scientist / analyst for the social network Yammer
May 31, 2013
KICP Seminar
Juan Collar, Low-mass WIMPs: Confessions of a Nihilist
May 29, 2013
KICP Colloquium
Nathan Whitehorn, Observation of High Energy Neutrinos at IceCube
May 24, 2013
KICP Seminar
Alyson Brooks, The Influence of Baryons in Interpreting the Cosmological Model
May 22, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
John Salzer, Making Hay with ALFALFA
May 17, 2013
KICP Seminar
Colin Bischoff, Final Results from Three Years of Observations with the BICEP Telescope
May 15, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Steven R. Majewski, Status and Future of the APOGEE Project
May 13, 2013Broader Horizons: Maria Cruz, Editor at Science
May 10, 2013
KICP Seminar
Joel Meyers, Multiple-Field Inflation in the Post-Planck Era
May 9 - 10, 2013Workshop: "Imaging the Extreme Universe: Solid-state cameras for Astroparticle Physics"
May 8, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Alan Dressler, Infalling groups and galaxy evolution in the IMACS Cluster Building Survey
May 3, 2013
KICP Seminar
Thomas Weisgarber, The High Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma Ray Observatory: Current Status and Future Prospects
May 1, 2013
KICP Colloquium
Shufang Su, Dark Matter at Colliders
April 26, 2013
KICP Seminar
Raul Angulo, Successes and Limitations of Cosmological N-body Simulations
April 24, 2013
Astronomy Colloquium
Joaquin D. Vieira, High redshift starburst galaxies revealed by SPT, ALMA, and gravitational lensing