Master Schedule
Current & Future
DateTitle
July 18, 2018
PhD Thesis Defense
Ross Cawthon, Effects of Redshift Uncertainty on Cross-Correlations of CMB Lensing and Galaxy Surveys
July 21, 2018
KICP Event
Soapbox Science
July 30 - August 1, 2018
KICP Workshop
KICP Summer Institute
October 3, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Silvia Galli, TBA
October 10, 2018
KICP Colloquium
Brian Keating, TBA

Past
DateTitle
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
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