Lund Observatory

department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

Seminars at Lund Observatory

Astronomy seminars are given in English. They are open to all, but aimed at an audience with basic knowledge in astrophysics. Unless otherwise noted, seminars take place on Thursdays 14:15 in Lundmarksalen.

Fall 2017

2017-08-24
Master thesis seminar,
Thursday 10:30
Daniel Mikkola
Dept. of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund
Radial migration of stars, measured in N-body simulations
2017-09-07/07

The science of Gaia and future challenges

2017-09-07
Florent Renaud
Dept. of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund
Star clusters in evolving galaxies (abstract)
2017-09-11
Fran Bartolic
Dynamics of circumbinary planets and the role of mean-motion resonances (abstract)
2017-09-13
ATP talk
Wednesday 15:15
Carl Troein
Dept. of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund
System biology in soil: Modelling degradation of soil organic matter by a mycorrhizal fungus
2017-09-28
Ylva Götbeg
Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam
Binary evolution
2017-10-03
Tuesday
14:15
Andrea Ghez
UCLA
Our Galactic center: A unique laboratory for the physics and astrophysics of black holes (abstract)
2017-10-04
ATP talk
Wednesday 15:15
Asli Pehlivan Rhodin
Dept. of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund
Laboratory and theoretical atomic spectroscopy for stellar applications
2017-10-12
Chris Conselice
University of Nottingham
A new measurement of galaxy assembly through major and minor mergers (abstract)
2017-10-19
Joe Lyman
University of Warwick
The dawn of multi-messenger gravitational-wave astrophysics (abstract)
2017-10-26
Ragnhild Lunnan
Stockholm University
New puzzles in transient astrophysics: superluminous supernovae and calcium-rich gap transients (abstract)
2017-11-02
Anish Amarsi
MPIA, Heidelberg
Towards accurate determinations of metal abundances in late-type stars (abstract)
2017-11-08
ATP talk
Wednesday 15:15
Jonas Wessen
Dept. of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund
Left-right-colour-family unification and possible low-energy consequences
2017-11-09
Chris Wegg
MPA, Garching
The bulge, bar, and inner Milky Way (abstract)
2017-11-16
Silvia Toonen
University of Amsterdam
The evolution of triple-star systems (abstract)
2017-11-21
Tuesday 14:15
Alessandro Romeo
Chalmers, Gothenburg
State-of-the-art diagnostics for detecting gravitational instabilities in galaxy discs (abstract)
2017-11-23
David Tsang
Southampton
Resonant shattering flares as counterparts to gravitational-wave chirps
2017-11-30
Martin Hewitson
AEI, Hannover
Space-based GW Astronomy: the path to LISA (abstract)
2017-12-07

Spring 2017

2017-01-10
Rydberg talk
Tuesday, 15:15, coffee at 15:00
Rydbergsalen
Subir Sarkar
University of Oxford
Is there evidence for cosmic acceleration?
2017-01-24
Rydberg talk
Tuesday, 15:15
coffee at 15:00
Rydbergsalen
Ariel Goobar
Stockholm University
Physics breakthroughs through observations of the transient sky
2017-02-02
Mark Wyatt
IoA, Cambridge
Gas in debris disks
2017-02-06/07

The Gaseous Universe for All

2017-02-16
Time: 13:30
Ilya Mandel
University of Birmingham
Gravitational wave astrophysics
2017- 03-09
Abbas Askar
Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Black hole mergers within stellar clusters
2017- 03-16
Else Starkenburg
AIP, Potsdam
Galactic archaeology to its limits
(abstract)
2017-03-23
Diane Feuillet
MPIA, Heidelberg
Local Stellar Age - Abundance Trends of Individual Elementals with APOGEE
(abstract)
2017- 03-30
Nadine Neumayer
MPIA, Heidelberg
The build-up of galactic nuclei: how do black holes get there?
(abstract)
2017-04-03/05

Big Questions in Astrophysics - KAW jubilee meeting

2017- 04-11
Tuesday
Janet Drew
University of Hertfordshire
Early-type stars across the Galactic Plane from the EGAPS surveys
(abstract)
2017-04-18
Rydberg talk
Tuesday, 15:15
coffee at 15:00
Rydbergsalen
Leif Lönblad
Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
Lund University
2017- 04-20
Alexander Krivov
Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
Debris disks as components and tracers of planetary systems
(abstract)
2017-04-26
ATP talk
Wednesday 15:15
Ruth Pöttgen
Department of Physics, Lund University
Looking at the invisible — Searching for Dark Matter Production at the LHC
2017- 05-09
Rydberg talk
Tuesday, 15:15
coffee at 15:00
Rydbergsalen
Oscar Agertz
Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
Lund University
Galaxy formation in a dark matter dominated Universe
2017-05-11
Karsten Dominik
University of Amsterdam
2017-05-12
Dissertation
Friday 09:00
Karl Wahlberg Jansson
Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
Lund University
Formation of pebble-pile planetesimals and the interior structure of comets
2017-05-15/17

Impacts in Planetary Systems

2017- 05-18
Phil Armitage
University of Colorado, Boulder
Stellar tidal disruptions as signposts of black hole binaries
(abstract)
2017-05-25
Master seminar week
2017- 05-29
Monday 14:15
Thiebaut Schirmer
Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
2017- 06-01
Kaitlin Kratter
University of Arizona


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