Master Schedule
Current & Future
DateTitle
December 14, 2018
KICP Seminar
Stephen Portillo, Counting Stars: Developing Probabilistic Cataloging for Crowded Fields
January 9, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Michael Turner, How Many Numbers does it take to describe the Universe
January 11, 2019
KICP Seminar
Michael W Coughlin, Searching for the aftermath of binary neutron star mergers
January 16, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
TBD, TBA
January 23, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Gordan Krnjaic, A New Frontier in the Search for Dark Matter
January 25, 2019
KICP Seminar
Noah Kurinsky, New Directions for Direct Detection of MeV-Scale Dark Matter
January 30, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Ian Crossfield, TBA
February 8, 2019
KICP Seminar
Kris Pardo, Testing Self-Interacting Dark Matter with Galaxy Warps
February 13, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Roger Blandford, TBA
February 15, 2019
KICP Seminar
Tanvi Karwal, Early Dark Energy and the Hubble Tension
February 20, 2019
KICP Colloquium
Hirosi Ooguri, TBD
February 22, 2019
KICP Seminar
Mathew S Madhavacheril, kSZ Cosmology without the optical depth degeneracy
February 25 - 26, 2019Midwest Workshop on Supernovae and Transients
February 27, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Mansi Kasliwal, TBA
March 1, 2019
KICP Seminar
Chris Pankow, The Population of Binary Black Holes from Gravitational-wave Observations
March 13, 2019
Astronomy Colloquium
Mark Vogelsberger, TBA
March 22, 2019
KICP Seminar
Zhong-Zhi Xianyu, TBD
April 5, 2019
KICP Seminar
Maximiliano Isi, Fundamental physics with gravitational waves
April 12, 2019
KICP Seminar
Katerina Chatziioannou, TBA
October 5 - 8, 2019
KICP Workshop
Conference: Cosmic Controversies

Past
DateTitle
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
David Vartanyan, TBA
November 13, 2018
ChalkTalk
The expansion of the universe creates particles
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
July 29 - August 4, 2018
KICP Workshop
KICP Summer Institute: City of Tomorrow
July 21, 2018
KICP Event
Soapbox Science
July 18, 2018
PhD Thesis Defense
Ross Cawthon, Effects of Redshift Uncertainty on Cross-Correlations of CMB Lensing and Galaxy Surveys
July 9, 2018
Special Seminar
Vasiliki Pavlidou, The Drunken Trek of Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays Through The Magnetic Field of the Milky Way
June 29, 2018
KICP Seminar
Jo Bovy, Mapping the Milky Way in 6D with Gaia
June 27 - 29, 2018
KICP Workshop
Workshop: Near-Field Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey's DR1 and Beyond
June 20 - 22, 2018
KICP Workshop
Workshop: Joint SPT-DES Analysis
June 20, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Thomas Crawford, A perspective on cosmology from the Antarctic plateau, past, present, and future
June 20, 2018
PhD Thesis Defense
Ian Remming, The Propagation of Flame Fronts Through Inhomogeneously Magnetized Plasma
June 15, 2018
PhD Thesis Defense
Cameron Jia Liang, Multiphase Gaseous Halos around Galaxies
June 13, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Vikram Dwarkadas, The X-Ray Emission From Young Supernovae
June 6, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Kathryn Johnston, Physical Manifestations of Evolution, Regularity and Chaos In and Around Our Galaxy
June 5, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Kathryn V. Johnston, Power, Privilege and Leadership in Academia
June 1, 2018
KICP Seminar
Lindy Blackburn, Imaging supermassive black holes with the Event Horizon Telescope
May 31, 2018
Special Seminar
Kenneth Sembach, Focus on the Science, Not the Scientist
May 30, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Ken Sembach, Astrophysics Flagships, Present & Future
May 29, 2018
KICP Event
KICP/A&A Education and Public Outreach Celebration and Open House
May 25, 2018
KICP Seminar
Siavash Yasini, Beyond the Boost
May 24, 2018
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Jennifer Helsby, Freedom of the Press Foundation
May 23, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Alex Drlica-Wagner, Small Galaxies, Big Science: The Booming Industry of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
May 22, 2018
ChalkTalk
Revisiting Magnetic Reconnection Jets
May 22, 2018
ChalkTalk
Darryl Seligman, Impactor Missions to Future Oumuamua-like Objects
May 21, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Erik Shirokoff, Observing the High-Redshift Universe at Submm Wavelengths
May 18, 2018
KICP Seminar
Vasily Belokurov, The Progenitor of the Milky Way's Halo
May 17, 2018
Brinson lecture
Richard Ellis, "Let There Be Light: The Observational Quest for the First Galaxies"
May 16, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Richard Ellis, The Remarkable Assembly History of Elliptical Galaxies
May 15, 2018
ChalkTalk
Feeding and Feedback in Massive Halos
May 15, 2018
ChalkTalk
Selected topics in CMB lensing
May 11, 2018
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Spring 2018 Postdocs Symposium
May 9, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Philip F Hopkins, The State of Small-Scale "Crises" In Dark Matter
May 8, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Jing Luan, DAVs: Red Edge & Outbursts
May 4, 2018
KICP Seminar
Emanuela Dimastrogiovanni, The early Universe: preparing theory for observations
May 2, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Brian Metzger, The Multi-Messenger Picture of a Neutron Star Merger
May 1, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Antonija Oklopcic, A New Window into Atmospheric Escape in Exoplanets
April 27, 2018
KICP Seminar
John A B Mates, Microwave Multiplexing of Superconducting Sensors
April 25, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Michael Gladders, Strong Lensing: Lenses and Sources
April 24, 2018
ChalkTalk
Introduction to KIDs Development
April 24, 2018
ChalkTalk
How stars get their spots
April 20, 2018
Special Seminar
Kimberly Ennico-Smith, Come Explore with Us!
April 20, 2018
KICP Seminar
Chi-Ting Chiang, Simulating structure formation in different environments and the applications
April 18, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Emily Rauscher, Pushing the Boundaries: Expanding Possibilities for Exoplanet Atmospheric Characterization
April 17, 2018
ChalkTalk
Sebastiaan Krijt, Problems with building planets out of dust
April 17, 2018
ChalkTalk
Fred Ciesla, Dust Transport in Protoplanetary Disks
April 14, 2018
Event
Speak Up for Science
April 13, 2018
KICP Seminar
Yacine Ali-Haimoud, Primordial Black Holes in the era of Planck and LIGO
April 12, 2018
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Matthew Lightman, data scientist lead at JPMorgan Chase in Chicago
April 11 - 13, 2018
KICP Workshop
Workshop: Towards Dark Matter Discovery
April 11, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Rick Kessler, Preliminary Cosmology Results from the Dark Energy Survey Supernova Program
April 10, 2018
ChalkTalk
Kepler as a probe of stellar activity
April 10, 2018
ChalkTalk
Exoplanet mass-radius relations
April 6, 2018
KICP Seminar
Nadejda Marounina, Habitability of water-rich exoplanets
April 4, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Rush D Holt, Science, Politicians, and the Public: What's the Story?
April 3, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Petros Tzeferacos, Understanding turbulent dynamo and the transport of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays using laboratory plasma astrophysics experiments
April 2, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel Fabrycky, Gigayear instabilities in close-in planetary systems
March 30, 2018
KICP Seminar
Yuanyuan Zhang, Galaxy Cluster Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey
March 28, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Peter Adshead, Gauge-field inflation and the origin of the matter-antimatter asymmetry
March 27, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Nia Imara, Star Formation Then and Now
March 20, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Caroline Morley, From Exotic to Familiar: Observing Exoplanet Atmospheres in the Coming Decade
March 14, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Katherine Freese, Dark Matter in the Universe
March 14, 2018
Talk
EFI seminar: Nahee Park, University of Wisconsin, "Probing high energy particle dynamics in our Galaxy with multimessenger observations"
March 13, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Irina Zhuravleva, Physics of Hot Gas in Galaxy Clusters on Macro and Micro Scales
March 8, 2018
Special Seminar
Dan Scolnic, Measuring Dark Energy With Supernovae and Kilonovae
March 7, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Bekki Dawson, Origins of Super-Earths in Inner Solar Systems
March 2, 2018
KICP Seminar
Deborah Bard, Innovations in Big Data and HPC for Cosmology
March 2, 2018Astronomy & Astrophysics Open House
March 1, 2018GeoSci Seminar: Vikram Dwarkadas, "Investigating a Stellar Wind Origin for High 26Al and Low 60Fe in the Early Solar System"
February 28, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Heavy element synthesis in the Universe
February 27, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Chihway Chang, Cosmic Surveys in the Next Decade: Mapping the Landscape of the Universe
February 26, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Peter O. Vandervoort, Augmented Tensor Virial Equations, Mergers of Galaxies, and the Fate of the Local Group
February 23, 2018
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Winter 2018 Postdocs Symposium
February 21, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Abby Vieregg, Discovering the Highest Energy Neutrinos Using a Radio Phased Array
February 20, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Making a Universe with Axions and Inflatons
February 19, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Angela V. Olinto, Space Probes of the Highest Energy Particles: POEMMA & EUSO-SPB
February 16, 2018
KICP Seminar
Noah S Oblath, Project 8: Towards a Direct Measurement of the Neutrino Mass with Tritium Beta Decays
February 14, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Tim Heckman, Galactic Winds: Phenomenology, Physics, and Implication
February 13, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Maria Petropoulou, Relativistic Jets: Particle Accelerators of the Universe
February 9, 2018
KICP Seminar
Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, The impact of massive neutrinos on cosmological observables
February 8, 2018
Special Seminar
Meredith MacGregor, Debris Disks as Probes of Planetary System Evolution
February 8, 2018
PhD Thesis Defense
Zubair Abdulla, Sunyaev Zel'dovich Effect Observations of X-ray Cavities in Galaxy Clusters
February 7, 2018 cancelled
KICP Colloquium
Peter Adshead, Gauge-field inflation and the origin of the matter-antimatter asymmetry
February 5, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Leslie Rogers, Journey to the center of the Super-Earth
February 2, 2018
KICP Seminar
Daniel Jacobs, High redshift 21cm intensity mapping Past, Present, and Future
February 1, 2018
KICP Talk
Daniel Holz, UChicago, "GW170817: Hearing and Seeing a Binary Neutron Star Merger"
January 31, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Ellen Zweibel, The Basis for Cosmic Ray Feedback
January 30, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Decker French, The deaths of galaxies and the growth of supermassive black holes: implications for galaxy evolution and tidal disruption events
January 26, 2018
KICP Seminar
Yao-Yuan Mao, Mass' not the only thing: Secondary effects in the galaxy-halo connection
January 24, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Laura Trouille, Citizen Science Frontiers: Efficiency, Engagement, and Serendipitous Discovery with Human-Machine Systems
January 19, 2018
KICP Seminar
Jessica M Turner, Discussion on old and new mechanisms of leptogenesis
January 17, 2018
Astronomy Colloquium
Maggie Turnbull, WFIRST: Where Things Stand with the First Exoplanet Direct Imaging Flight Mission
January 16, 2018
Tuesday Seminar
Rachael Roettenbacher, Surveying Spotted Stars with Photometric, Spectroscopic, and Interferometric Observations
January 12, 2018
KICP Seminar
Patricia Larsen, Topics in weak lensing
January 10, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Erik P. Verlinde, From Emergent Gravity to Dark Energy and Dark Matter
January 8, 2018
Faculty Research Seminar
Craig J. Hogan, Quantum Space and Time
December 27 - 29, 2017
KICP Yerkes Institute
Demystifying everyday electronics, Yerkes Winter Institute