Master Schedule
Past
DateTitle
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
December 9, 2017
Event
Physics with a BANG
December 8, 2017
KICP Seminar
Ami Choi, Towards Accurate Cosmology with Galaxy Lensing Surveys
December 7, 2017Chicago Exoplanet meeting
December 6, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Edivaldo Moura Santos, The not so boring ultra-high energy cosmic ray sky
December 4, 2017 cancelled
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel E. Holz, LIGO and Multi-Messenger Astronomy
November 29, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Adam Burrows, Core-Collapse Supernova Explosion Physics
November 28, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Yong Zheng, The Cycle of Gaseous Baryons between the Disk and Halo
November 27, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Hsiao-Wen Chen, Probing the other dark matter: observations, semi-analytic models, and instrumentation
November 21, 2017
ChalkTalk
Stellar Streams in the Dark Energy Survey
November 21, 2017
ChalkTalk
Fabio Antonini, Precessional dynamics of black hole triples: merging binaries with near-zero effective spin
November 20, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Damiano Caprioli, The non-thermal universe
November 17, 2017
KICP Seminar
Katelin Schutz, Excluding a thin dark matter disk in the Milky Way with Gaia DR1
November 16, 2017
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Andrew Smith, a senior scientist at Exponent
November 15, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Anatoly Spitkovsky, Pulsar Magnetosphere: The Incredible Machine
November 14, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Sumit Sarbadhicary, The Origin of Stellar Species: constraining stellar evolution scenarios with Local Group galaxy surveys
November 13, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Vikram Dwarkadas, X-ray Emission as a Probe of Massive Star Deaths and Supernova Evolution
November 10, 2017
KICP Seminar
Stephen Feeney, Clarifying the Hubble constant tension
November 8, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Lawrence M Krauss, Journey to the Beginning of Time: Turning Metaphysics into Physics
November 7, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Adrian Hamers, Hot Jupiters from Alternative High-eccentricity Migration Scenarios
November 6, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
John E. Carlstrom, Cosmic Microwave Background Research at UChicago
November 3, 2017
KICP Seminar
Simone Ferraro, Surprises in the small scale CMB
November 1, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Dan Hooper, The WIMP is dead. Long live the WIMP!
October 31, 2017
ChalkTalk
Reconstructing the Flight Path of Malaysia Airlines MH370
October 31, 2017
KICP Event
Symposium: Celebrating 50 years of Fermilab-UChicago Collaboration
October 31, 2017
ChalkTalk
X-Ray Emission from SN 2012ca: The first detection of X-rays from a Type Ia SN, and implications for the progenitor
October 30, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Richard G. Kron, Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
October 27, 2017
KICP Seminar
Shunsaku Horiuchi, The status of sterile neutrino dark matter
October 25, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Josh Frieman, Probing Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey
October 24, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Lena Murchikova, The first detection of warm ionized disk around the Galactic Center Black Hole SgrA*
October 23, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel Fabrycky, Constraining planetary histories with resonant chains
October 20, 2017
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Fall 2017 Postdocs Symposium
October 18, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Gregg Hallinan, Imaging All the Sky All the Time in Search of Radio Exoplanets
October 17, 2017
KICP Event
Public Lectures & Open Discussion: Gravitational Waves & Transient Astronomy
October 17, 2017
ChalkTalk
Peter Melchior, Problems in Cosmology and Cocktail Parties
October 17, 2017
ChalkTalk
GW170817: a literal and figurative goldmine
October 16, 2017
KICP Event
Special KICP/EFI/Physics/A&A Colloquium and Reception
October 13, 2017
KICP Seminar
Marko Simonovic, Efficient Evaluation of Cosmological Statistics Using FFTLog
October 11, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Joe Silk, The Limits of Cosmology
October 10, 2017
ChalkTalk
Where are LIGO's Big Black Holes?
October 10, 2017
ChalkTalk
Claire Guepin, Photodisintegration of Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays
October 6, 2017
KICP Seminar
Adam Solomon, Aspects of field theory with higher derivatives
October 4, 2017
KICP Event
Round table discussion with artist Tomas Saraceno
October 4, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Alison Coil, AGN-driven outflows at z~2
October 3, 2017
PhD Thesis Defense
Michael Florian, Measurements of Morphology in Strongly Lensed Galaxies in the Image Plane
October 3, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Alison Coil, Unconscious Bias: How It Works and How to Counter It
September 29, 2017
KICP Seminar
Francois Lanusse, Machine Learning and Signal Processing for Weak Lensing Science: from galaxy image simulations to 3D mass maps
September 27, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Grayson C Rich, First observation of coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering
September 26, 2017
KICP Event
KICP Jamboree
September 26, 2017Chalk Talks
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