Master Schedule
Past
DateTitle
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
February 24, 2017
KICP Seminar
Zhong-Zhi Xianyu, Standard Model Background of the Cosmological Collider
February 22, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Michael Perryman, Space astrometry: the Hipparcos and Gaia missions
February 21, 2017
ChalkTalk
Heidi Wu, Cosmic far-infrared background and cosmic star-formation history
February 21, 2017
ChalkTalk
Gender bias in proposal review process
February 20, 2017EFI colloquium: Leslie Rogers, "The Diversity and Demographics of Distant Rocky Worlds"
February 20, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Clarence L. Chang, Cosmology at Argonne National Lab
February 17, 2017
KICP Seminar
Yi-Zen Chu, Cosmological Gravitational Waves: Causal Structure And Memories
February 15, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
B-G Andersson, Why interstellar grain align and why you should care
February 14, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
B-G Andersson, Status of, and science with, the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
February 13, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Joshua A. Frieman, The Dark Energy Survey
February 10, 2017
KICP Seminar
Elena Giusarma, Testing neutrino properties with cosmological observables
February 9, 2017
KICP Lecture
C2ST Public Lecture: Edward W. Kolb, "From Quarks to the Cosmos"
February 8, 2017 cancelled
KICP Colloquium
Shirley Ho, Digging into the Large Scale Structure of the Universe
February 7, 2017
ChalkTalk
How to measure the brightness of a star?
February 7, 2017
ChalkTalk
Measuring the Initial Mass Function
February 6, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Angela V. Olinto, The Extreme Energy Frontier from Up, Up, and Away
February 3, 2017
KICP Seminar
Douglas Applegate, Recent Advances & Current Challenges in Cosmology with Galaxy Clusters
February 1, 2017
KICP Talk
Computations in Science Seminar: Joshua A Frieman, "The Dark Energy Survey"
January 31, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Erika Hamden, Observing the faint universe in emission
January 30, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Stephen M. Kent, LSST
January 27, 2017
KICP Seminar
Evangelos Sfakianakis, From axion inflation to leptons, baryons and cosmological magnetic fields
January 25 - 27, 2017
KICP Workshop
Towards a kg-size dark matter detector with CCDs
January 25, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Richard Townsend, The Yin and Yang of Slowly-Pulsating B Stars: Asteroseismology and Angular Momentum Redistribution
January 24, 2017
ChalkTalk
Implicit Bias
January 24, 2017
ChalkTalk
(Almost) everything you need to know about weak lensing systematics
January 23, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel E. Holz, Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics with LIGO
January 20, 2017
KICP Seminar
Jayden Newstead, Coherent neutrino-nucleus scattering: signal or background?
January 18, 2017
KICP Colloquium
Alex Drlica-Wagner, The Milky Way's Dark Companions
January 17, 2017
ChalkTalk
Origin and Death of Contact Binaries
January 17, 2017
ChalkTalk
Laser laboratory astrophysics: Diffusion and acceleration of charged particles in turbulent magnetized plasma
January 16, 2017
KICP Event
On MLK Day King College Prep Cosmology Club Explores Dark Matter
January 13, 2017
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Winter 2017 Postdocs Symposium
January 11, 2017
Astronomy Colloquium
Mark Voit, Circumgalactic Precipitation
January 10, 2017
Tuesday Seminar
Sasha Philippov, How do pulsars shine?
January 9, 2017
Faculty Research Seminar
Andrey V. Kravtsov, Modelling Galaxy Formation
December 27 - 29, 2016
KICP Yerkes Institute
Up & Down, Yerkes Winter Institute
December 9, 2016
KICP Seminar
Alvaro Chavarria, Solid-state imaging detectors for low-energy particle physics
December 7, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Wendy Freedman, Increasing Accuracy and Increasing Tension in H0
December 6, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Lucianne Walkowicz, Systematic Serendipity: Novel Discoveries in Astronomical Surveys
December 5, 2016
Special Seminar
Blake D. Sherwin, CMB Lensing: Fundamental Physics from Maps of the Invisible
December 2, 2016
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Fall 2016 Postdocs Symposium
November 30, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Konstantin Batygin, Planet Nine from Outer Space
November 29, 2016
ChalkTalk
Machine learning and Gravitational lensing
November 29, 2016
ChalkTalk
Basics of CMB instrumentation/measurement
November 28, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Daniel Fabrycky, Gigayear Instabilities in Planetary Systems
November 22, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Anna Lorraine Rosen, The Destructive Birth of Massive Stars and Massive Star Clusters
November 21, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Nickolay Y. Gnedin, CROC vs DRAGONS: how we solve reionization in 10 years
November 18, 2016
KICP Seminar
Allison Merritt, Substantial Variation in the Stellar Halos of Spiral Galaxies
November 16, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Anthony Mezzacappa, Where are we in the hunt for the core collapse supernova explosion mechanism(s)?
November 15, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Siyao Xu, The Power Law in the Radio Sky
November 14, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Leslie Rogers, Journey to the Center of the Super Earth
November 11, 2016
KICP Seminar
Yuan Li, Cooling and AGN heating in cool-core galaxy clusters
November 9, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Surjeet Rajendran, New Directions in Searching for the Dark Universe
November 8, 2016
ChalkTalk
Are galaxies voting red or blue? Statistical redshift inference techniques for large cosmological surveys
November 8, 2016
ChalkTalk
100,000 reasons to love WFIRST: observing transiting planets toward the galactic bulge
November 7, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Damiano Caprioli, The Non-thermal Universe
November 4, 2016
KICP Seminar
Arran Phipps, Dark Matter Radio (Hidden Photons/Axions)
November 3, 2016
Talk
Physics colloquium: Elisabeth Krause, Stanford University/SLAC, "Dark Energy Science with the Dark Energy Survey, and Beyond"
November 2, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Feryal Ozel, Black Hole Physics with the Event Horizon Telescope
November 2, 2016
Special Seminar
Feryal Ozel, Special Presentation: Seeing the Universe with the X-ray Surveyor
November 1, 2016
ChalkTalk
"Espresso" acceleration of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays
November 1, 2016
ChalkTalk
Searching for Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
October 31, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Craig J. Hogan, Quantum Behavior of Space and Time
October 28, 2016
KICP Seminar
Ian P Stern, ADMX (Axion Dark Matter eXperiment)
October 27, 2016
Talk
Argonne OutLoud: Clarence Chang, "To the ends of the Earth...and the beginning of the cosmos"
October 27, 2016
KICP Workshop
Life Long Learning Training Session
October 26, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Ben Farr, The First Four Months of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
October 25, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Eve Lee, The Late-Time Formation and Dynamical Signatures of Small Planets
October 24, 2016
Talk
Cafe Scientifique: Dan Scolnic, "Tension in the Universe: Dark Energy, Dark Matter & Different Numbers"
October 24, 2016
Talk
2016 Leon Lederman Lecture: Rocky Kolb, "The Mysterious Dark Universe"
October 24, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Michael D. Gladders, Strong Gravitational Lensing: Simulating the Observational Perspective
October 21, 2016
KICP Seminar
Jeffrey P Filippini, SPIDER: Exploring the dawn of time from above the clouds
October 19, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Zhi-Yun Li, Protostellar Disks: Formation and Polarization
October 18, 2016
ChalkTalk
Modelling star formation and feedback in galaxy formation simulations
October 18, 2016
ChalkTalk
Discovery of Large-Scale Structure
October 17, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Donald G. York, Simplicity Overturned: the Unidentified Diffuse Interstellar Bands
October 14, 2016
KICP Seminar
Yuhsin Tsai, Partially Acoustic Dark Matter, Interacting Dark Radiation, and Large Scale Structure
October 13 - 15, 2016
KICP Workshop
Theoretical Advances in Particle Cosmology
October 12, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Marcelle Soares-Santos, The Dark Energy Survey and Gravitational Waves
October 11, 2016
ChalkTalk
Searching for Quantum Structure of Space-Time with Interferometers
October 11, 2016
ChalkTalk
Mid-decadal review
October 10, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Richard G. Kron, The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
October 7, 2016
KICP Seminar
Chihway Chang, Preparing for the 21cm future - lessons from the Bleien Galactic Survey project
October 5, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Dan Fabrycky, Planets around Binary Stars
October 3, 2016
Faculty Research Seminar
Erik Shirokoff, Mapping the high-redshift universe using micron-scale superconducting circuits
September 30 - October 1, 2016A Celebration of the Life and Work of James W. Cronin
September 30, 2016
KICP Seminar
Irshad Mohammed, Towards precision cosmology with large scale structures: the halo model and perturbative approaches
September 28, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Jacob Bean, Towards the identification of Earth-like worlds with MAROON-X
September 27, 2016
ChalkTalk
The Looming 'Big Data' Problem of Astrophysical Simulations (And What to Do About It)
September 27, 2016
ChalkTalk
A First Look at the Impact of Gaia on H0
September 26, 2016
KICP Talk
EFI colloquium: John Carlstrom, "Cosmic Microwave Background measurements through the Next Decade"
September 23, 2016
Workshop
Screening & Discussion: STARMEN
September 21 - 23, 2016
KICP Workshop
Future Cosmic Surveys
September 19 - 21, 2016
KICP Cosmology Course
"Observing Einstein's Outrageous Universe", Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff
September 19 - 21, 2016
KICP Workshop
CMB-S4 Collaboration Workshop
August 7, 2016
Event
Windy City Physics Slam: Where Particle Physicists Collide
August 3 - 9, 2016
KICP Yerkes Institute
Spy vs. Spy, Yerkes Summer Institute
July 31, 2016
KICP Lecture
The 2016 Summer Kavli Fulldome Lecture: Michael Turner, "From The Big Bang To The Multiverse And Beyond"
July 18, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Sean Johnson, Studies of the relationship between galaxies and the inter/circum-galactic medium
July 18, 2016
Special Seminar
Mario Flock, Radiation hydrodynamical models of the inner rim in protoplanetary disks
July 8, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Asher Berlin, Phenomenology of Particle Dark Matter
June 27, 2016
Special Seminar
Mitsunori Araki, Detection of CH3CN in a Diffuse Cloud by Hot Axis Effect indicating its coexistence with C60+, a carrier of Diffuse Interstellar Bands
June 22, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Jonathan Richardson, Experimental Constraints on the Exotic Shearing of Space-Time
June 3, 2016
KICP Seminar
Lauren M Pearce, Higgs Relaxation Leptogenesis
June 1, 2016
KICP Event
The Future of Cosmological Physics: Scott Dodelson, "Cosmic Coda"
May 31, 2016
ChalkTalk
Neutrino interactions and cosmological observables: work in progress
May 31, 2016
ChalkTalk
Likelihood free parameter estimation
May 27, 2016
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Spring 2016 Postdocs Symposium
May 25, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Anna Frebel, A single prolific r-process event preserved in an ultra-faint dwarf galaxy
May 24, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Laura Kreidberg, Snapshots of Faraway Places: Intensive Atmosphere Characterization of Extrasolar Planets
May 24, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Jonathan Stern, New Constraints on the Acceleration of AGN-driven Galactic Winds and on the Density Structure of the CGM
May 20, 2016Joan Schmelz, Acting Director of Arecibo Observatory and Director of the Solar Physics Lab at the University of Memphis, "Unconscious Bias in Hiring, Promotions, and Tenure"
May 20, 2016
KICP Seminar
Blake D Sherwin, CMB Lensing Measurements, Present and Future
May 19, 2016
Lecture
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at 20: Prospects for Ratification and the Enduring Risks of Nuclear Testing
May 19, 2016
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Korey Haynes, associate editor at Astronomy Magazine
May 19, 2016
Special Seminar
Joan T. Schmelz, Some Like it Hot: What Observations can tell us about Coronal Heating
May 18, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Tiziana Di Matteo, The next frontier of Massive Galaxies and Quasars at the Cosmic Dawn
May 17, 2016
ChalkTalk
CMB Polarization Signals in the Systematics
May 17, 2016
ChalkTalk
The role of simulations in the 'real world' - as opposed to science
May 13, 2016
KICP Seminar
Mariangela Lisanti, Resolving the Isotropic Gamma-Ray Background in the Search for Dark Matter
May 12, 2016
KICP Workshop
Graduate Student Symposium
May 11, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Jordan Goodman, Results from the first year of the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory
May 10, 2016
ChalkTalk
Anna Williams, Searching for galactic-scale magnetic fields at z~0.5
May 10, 2016
ChalkTalk
Initial astronomy from LIGO
May 6, 2016
KICP Seminar
Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, ETHOS – From Dark Particle Physics to the Matter Distribution of the Universe and Beyond
May 5, 2016
Lecture
Kavli Lecture: Michael Turner, "From The Big Bang To The Multiverse & Beyond"
May 4, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
David W Hogg, A data-driven model of stars
May 3, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Ilse Cleeves, Fire and Ice: The role of energetic processes in the cold chemistry of planet-forming circumstellar disks
April 28 - 29, 2016
KICP Workshop
Photometric Classification of SNIA
April 27, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Paolo Privitera, WIMPs taking selfies: the DAMIC experiment at SNOLAB
April 26, 2016
ChalkTalk
The Status of the Galactic Center's GeV Excess
April 26, 2016
ChalkTalk
Keeping you in the dark: time domain astronomy with the LCOGT network
April 25, 2016
KICP Workshop
Dark Matter Hub workshop
April 22, 2016
KICP Seminar
Colin Hill, More Is Different: The Power of Multi-Probe CMB/LSS Cross-Correlations
April 21, 2016
Lecture
Astrophysics for Older Adults
April 20, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
Eliot Quataert, The Dynamic Last Years in the Lives of Massive Stars
April 19, 2016
ChalkTalk
The planet-star connection
April 19, 2016
ChalkTalk
Is my distribution bimodal?
April 18, 2016
Event
Chicago Astronomy on Tap
April 15, 2016
Workshop
Astronomy Conversations Training Session
April 15, 2016
KICP Seminar
Dan Scolnic, A New Measurement of the Hubble Constant
April 14, 2016
Lecture
The World's Oldest Computer: The Antikythera Mechanis
April 14, 2016
Workshop
Joshua Frieman in the Deborah Stratman film "The Illinois Parables"
April 13, 2016
KICP Colloquium
Jacqueline Hewitt, Probing the Cosmic Dawn and the Epoch of Reionization with the 21cm Hydrogen Line
April 12, 2016
ChalkTalk
Galaxy luminosity function at z>6
April 12, 2016
ChalkTalk
Using the 'Kepler Planets' to probe planet formation histories
April 9, 2016
Workshop
UChicago Conference: "Space: Speculation and Exploration"
April 8, 2016
KICP Seminar
John M Kearney, High-Scale Axions without Isocurvature from Inflationary Dynamics
April 7, 2016
Talk
Broader Horizons: Joshua Carter, quantitative analyst at Citadel in Chicago
April 6, 2016
Astronomy Colloquium
James Stone, Global Radiation MHD Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Disks
April 5, 2016
Tuesday Seminar
Andrew Hearin, Modeling Galaxies in the Era of Precision Cosmology: A community-driven approach with Halotools
April 1, 2016
KICP Seminar
Miguel Zumalacarregui, Gravity at the horizon: from the cosmic dawn to ultra-large scales
March 29, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Alexander Kaurov, Challenges in theoretical modeling of cosmic reionization
March 29, 2016
ChalkTalk
Predicting Distance Biases of Type Ia Supernovae
March 29, 2016
ChalkTalk
Can we find Planet Nine?
March 28, 2016
Talk
Cafe Scientifique: Erik Shirokoff, "Using nano-scale devices at the South Pole to study the most distant objects in the Universe"