Lund Observatory

department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

Previous seminars : 2011 - 2015

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.

 
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FALL 2015


2015-09-03
Paul McMillan, Lund Observatory
Advances in understanding Milky Way dynamics
 
2015-09-09 (ATP Seminar)
Alex Mustill, Lund Observatory
Dynamic exoplanets
 
2015-09-10
Ted Gull, Goddard Space Flight Center / NASA
Exploring Eta Carinae in 3 and 4 Dimensions
 
2015-09-16
Douglas Heggie, University of Edinburgh
23 things they don't tell you about the dynamics of star clusters
 
2015-09-24
Alan Jackson, Arizona State University
Asymmetric and variable debris disks as signatures of ongoing planet formation 
 
2015-10-01
Xuening Bai, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Protoplanetary Disks and Planet Formation: A Microphysical Perspective
 
2015-10-08
Erik Høg, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen
Absolute astrometry in the next fifty years
 
2015-10-12 (COMPUTE Seminar)
Volker Springel, Heildelberg Institute of Theoretical Studies
Cosmic Structure Formation on a Moving Mesh
 
2015-10-22/23/24
Astronomdagarna in Uppsala
 
2015-10-29
Sara Lucatello, INAF, Padova
The Puzzle of Multiple Stellar Populations in Globular Clusters
 
2015-10-30  (PhD defense)
Cheng Liu, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
The nature of stars with a common origin: clues from metallicity, elemental abundances, and kinematics
 
2015-11-05
Richard Stancliffe, Argelander-Institut fur astronnomie, Bonn
The population of carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars
 
2015-11-11  (Licenciate defence)
Rajesh Kumar Bachchan, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
The Gaia reference frame amid quasar variability and proper motion patters in the data
 
2015-11-11  (ATP Seminar)
Tomas Martin-Bertelsen, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
 
2015-11-12
Selma de Mink, University of Amsterdam
The short and complicated lives of massive stars
 
2015-11-26
Ivan Minchev, AIP, Potsdam
Understanding the formation of the Milky Way in the era of Gaia
 
2015-11-28  (PhD defense)
Daniel Michalik, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
Tycho-Gaia and beyond – Combining data for precision astrometry
 
2015-12-01
Coryn Bailer-Jones, MPIA, Heidelberg
Astronomical impacts on the Earth

SPRING 2015


2015-01-13  (Docent lecture)
Thomas Bensby, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
The evolution of galaxies at high redshift
 
2015-01-22
Anja Andersen, Dark Cosmology Centre, Copenhagen
Making, baking and breaking: Dust in the ISM
 
2015-01-29
Gabriella Stenberg Wieser, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Kiruna
The adventures of the comet chaser Rosetta: a journey to the birth of the solar system
 
2015-02-05
Transient Universe for ALL (two day meeting)
 
2015-02-12
Jurgen Blum, IGEP, TU Braunschweig
From dust to planetesimals - constraints from laboratory experiments
 
2015-02-16  (COMPUTE seminar)
Gregor Gassner, Cologne
A massively parallel model for fluid dynamics simulations
 
2015-02-25 (ATP  Seminar)
Patrik Eden, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, 
When the hay looks like needles — statistical challenges in omics data mining 
 
2015-03-05
Eamon O'Gormon, Onsala Space Observatory
High Spatial Resolution Radio Interferometric Studies of Cool Evolved Stellar Winds
 
2015-03-10
Bill Chaplin, University of Birmingham
Asteroseismology of solar-type stars with Kepler
 
2015-03-13
COMPUTE Winter meeting:  Big data theme
 
2015-03-19
Jane Greaves, University of St Andrews
Space Rocks - Especially Pluto
 
2015-03-23 (COMPUTE seminar)
Thomas Neuhaus, Julich Supercomputing Centre
Quantum Computing via Quantum Annealing from a Physics Point of View
 
2015-03-26
Karin Lind, Uppsala University
New spectroscopic analysis techniques for Galactic archaeology
 
2015-03-31
Zazralt Magic, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen
The Stagger-grid - A Grid of 3D Stellar Atmosphere Models
 
2015-04-08
Roman Rafikov, Princeton University
Planetary Systems Around White Dwarfs
 
2015-04-09  (PhD defense)
Michiel Lambrechts, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
Formation of giant planets
 
2015-04-13 (Master thesis defense)
Henrik Rhodin, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics,  Lund University
Determining the effective temperature of cool stars from near-infrared (NIR) spectra
 
2015-04-15  (ATP  Seminar)
Bertram Bitsch, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
Evolution of protoplanetary discs and why it is important for planet formation
 
2015-04-16  (COMPUTE seminar)
Derek Richardson, University of Maryland at College Park
Asteroids: Modeling the future of space exploration
 
2015-04-23
Serena Repetto, Radboud University Nijmegen
Black Hole Formation: Constraints from Observations combined with Binary Evolution
 
2015-04-28
Eva Villaver, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Planets and stellar evolution
 
2015-05-06/07/08
Exoplanets in Lund 2015
 
2015-05-13  (ATP  Seminar)
Ilkka Helenius, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
 
2015-05-21  (Källen seminar)
Peter Schwerdtfeger, Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics (CTCP), The New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study (NZIAS), Massey University Auckland
Beyond the Periodic Table of Heavy Elements - Going Superheavy
 
2015-05-28  (Master thesis defence)
Matthew Agnew, Lund Observatory
 
2015-05-29
Bachelor theses seminars
 
2015-06-04
Andreas Korn, Uppsala University
M67 and the Sun
 
2015-06-05  (PhD defense)
Chiara Battistini, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
The chemical evolution of iron-peak and neutron capture elements in the Milky Way disk
 
2015-06-11
Livia Origlia,  INAF, Astronomical Observatory of  Bologna
The inner Galaxy
 
2015-06-12  (PhD defense)
Henrik Jönson, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University
The cosmic origin of fluorine and sulphur: Infrared spectroscopic studies of red giants

FALL 2014


2014-08-21 (Master thesis presentation)
Tiphaine Lagadec, Lund Observatory
Direct imaging of stellar surface structure: Laboratory simulation of long- baseline intensity interferometry
 
2014-08-28
Michele Trenti, University of Cambridge
Stars and galaxies in the first billion years after the Big Bang
 
2014-09-03 (Master thesis presentation)
Joel Wallenius, Lund Observatory
Secular oscillations and Kozai cycles in planetary systems
 
2014-09-11
Chiaki Kobayashi, University of Hertfordshire
Chemodynamical simulation of the Milky Way Galaxy, the first chemical enrichment, and the AGN feedback
 
2014-09-17  (Licenciate thesis presentation)
Katrin Ros, Lund Observatory
Particle growth around ice lines - a pathway towards planet formation
 
2014-10-02
Joergen Christensen-Dalsgaard, Aarhus University
New insight into stellar properties from Kepler asteroseismology
 
2014-10-09
Alessandro Sozzetti, INAF, Torino
Astrometry and Exoplanetary Science: A Revolution in the Making
 
2014-10-16
Justin Read, University of Surrey
Astrophysical probes of dark matter
 
2014-10-20  (COMPUTE seminar)
Marianne Gullberg
Why on earth do the Humanities need a lab?
 
2014-10-20  (COMPUTE seminar)
Annika Andersson
What the recording of brainwaves can tell us about language processing
 
2014-10-20  (COMPUTE seminar)
Marcus Nystrom
What are eye movements? Looking into the elastic eye
 
2014-10-20  (COMPUTE seminar)
Victoria Johansson
Are we reading during writing? What does the combination of keystroke logging and eyetracking reveal?
 
2014-10-20  (COMPUTE seminar)
Nicolo dell'Unto
The use of 3D models for intra-site investigation in Archaeology
 
2014-10-23
Jan Conrad, Stockholm University
Cherenkov Telescope Array – the future of gamma-ray astrophysics
 
2014-11-06
Ben de Vries, Stockholm University
Astromineralogy - keeping an eye on the evolution of stars and planets
 
2014-11-13
Rob Fender, University of Oxford
Black hole accretion
 
2014-11-17  (COMPUTE seminar)
Deborah Sijacki, University of Cambridge
Simulating galaxy formation: numerical and physical uncertainties
 
2014-11-19  (Licenciate thesis presentation)
Daniel Carrera, Lund Observatory
Formation of planetesimals from mm-sized chondrules and chondrule aggregates
 
2014-11-27  (Leiden University)
Henriette Schwarz
Characterisation of exoplanet atmospheres with ground-based high dispersion spectroscopy
 
2014-12-04
Leonardi Testi, European Southern Observatory
The disks of dawn: observational constraints on the initial conditions for planet formation
 
2014-12-11 (Licenciate thesis presentation)
Karl Wahlberg Jansson, Lund Observatory
Formation of pebble-pile planetesimals
 
2014-12-15  (COMPUTE seminar)
Anna-Karin Tornberg, KTH, Stockholm
Accelerated boundary integral simulations of particulate and two-phase flows
 
2014-12-18  (Crafoord Academy Lecture and Gunnar Käen Lecture)
Martin Rees (Cambridge) & Andrei Linde (Stanford)
The Very Early Universe

SPRING 2014


2014-01-28
Sofia Feltzing, Lund Observatory
The New Milky Way
 
2014-01-30
Amaury Triaud, MIT Kavli Institute
Exploring and exploiting the diversity of exoplanetary systems
 
2014-02-05  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Mattias Olsson, Lund
Modeling of survival data and some nice applications in clinical medicine
 
2014-02-10/11
Star and planet formation for All (two day meeting)
 
2014-02-27  (Källen seminar)
Karin Öerg, CfA, Harvard
Icy origins: the chemistry of planet formation
 
2014-03-04
COMPUTE winter meeting
 
2014-03-05  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Gö Gustafson, Lund
How can we understand the strong force?
 
2014-03-19
Zoe Leinhardt, University of Bristol
A Planetesimal Pas de Deux or the Clash of the Titans: A Model for Collisions in Planet Formation
 
2014-04-03
Maurizio Salaris, Liverpool John Moores
The complex stellar populations of globular clusters
 
2014-04-09
Erik Zackrisson, Stockholm University
Extragalactic SETI - Are there any Kardashev type IIIs out there?
 
2014-04-23  (COMPUTE seminar)
Paul Segars, Duke University
The XCAT phantom based on NURBS to create realistic anatomical computer models for use in Medical Imaging simulations
 
2014-04-24  (Källen seminar)
Michael Perryman, University of Bristol
Astrometry: its history and scientific importance today
 
2014-05-07  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Lia Athanassoula, Laboratory d'astrophysique de Marseille
Bars and boxy bulges in the Milky Way and other galaxies
 
2014-05-08
Eric Josselin, LUPM, CNRS, Montpellier
Atmospheres, magnetism and mass loss of red supergiant stars 
 
2014-05-22
Jorn Wilms, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
X-ray Observations of Galactic (and Extragalactic) Black Holes
 
2014-06-09
Ian Bonnell, St Andrews Univ.
Star formation and Galactic ecology
 
2014-06-18
Andrew Youdin, University of Arizona
 
2014-05-26  (Masters seminar)
Wilhelm Kruger Lund Observatory
The possible impact of intermediate mass black holes on our galaxy
 
2014-05-27  (Masters seminar)
Giorgi Kokala, Lund Observatory
Astrometric lensing - what Gaia can and cannot do
 
2014-05-28  (Masters seminar)
Ryan Skeoch, Lund Observatory 
The consequences of dwarf galaxies colliding with the Milky Way
 
2014-05-28  (Masters seminar)
Ylva Gotberg, Lund Observatory
What Gaia can reveal about the matter distribution in the Milky Way
 
2014-06-02  (Masters seminar)
Jonas Andersson, Lund Observatory
 
2014-06-16  (Masters seminar)
Gael Noirot, Lund Observatory

FALL 2013


2013-09-12 (Källen seminar)
Scott Tremaine, IAS, Princeton, USA
Black holes in nearby galaxies
 
2013-09-19
Sundar Srinivasan, ASIAA, Taiwan
The Evolved-Star Dust Budget in Nearby Galaxies
 
2013-09-26
Melissa Ness, Heidelberg
Searching For The Relics of Merger Formation in the Galactic Bulge of the Milky Way
 
2013-10-02 (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Subir Sarkar, Niels Bohr Institute and University of Oxford
Connecting Inner Space & Outer Space 
 
2013-10-03
Alexey Butkevich, Lohrmann Observatory, Dresden
Malmquist bias: A timeless gem found in Lund
 
2013-10-10/11/12    
Astronomdagarna i Lund
 
2013-10-17
James Dale, University Observatory Munich
Before the supernovae - what massive stars do to moelcular clouds before they explode
 
2013-10-23  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Anders Irbäck, Lund
Modeling protein aggregation - from sticks to atomic representation
 
2013-10-31
Johan Holmberg, Katedralskolan, Lund
Effective temperatures of F and G dwarfs and their implications
 
2013-11-07
Konstantin Batygin, CfA, Harvard
Magnetic and Gravitational Disk-Star Interactions: Towards a Unified Origin for the Distributions of Stellar Rotation Rates and Spin-Orbit Misalignments
 
2013-11-13  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Ross Church, Lund Observatory
Cosmic explosions from compact binaries
 
2013-11-21
Julien Lambert, Lund Observatory
Non local thermodynamical radiative transfer in red supergiant stellar atmospheres
 
2013-11-27 (Källen seminar)
Ken Freeman, RSAA, Australia
Galactic Archaeology and Chemical Tagging
 
2013-12-05
Yvonne Becherini, Linneaus University, Campus Väöiv>
Very-High-Energy extragalactic astrophysics with H.E.S.S., HESS-II and CTA

SPRING 2013


2013-01-15
Maria Bergemann, MPA, Garching
High-precision spectroscopy and fundamental parameters of cool stars
 
2013-01-24
Lucio Mayer, University of Zurich
Rapid formation of massive black hole seeds in the the galaxy-merger trigger model: from simulations to statistical properties of a massive BH population
 
2013-01-29 (Masters thesis seminar)
Anders Nyholm, Lund Observatory
A Metallicity Snapshot of the Small Magellanic Cloud from Spectra of RR Lyrae Stars
 
2013-02-06 (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Bo Söberg, Lund Observatory
Quasiperiodic Patterns in Biology
 
2013-02-04/05
Cosmology for All (two day meeting)
 
2013-02-14
Fabio Iocco, Oskar Klein Center for Cosmoparticle Physics
Astrophysical probes for Dark Matter searches
 
2013-02-21
Richard Parker, ETH Zurich
Planet formation in dynamic environments
 
2013-02-28
Fredrik Windmark, Heidelberg
Planetesimal formation by sweep-up coagulation
 
2013-03-05
Stephan Rosswog, Stockholm University
Towards a multi-messenger picture of compact binary mergers
 
2013-03-06  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Chao-Chin Yang, Lund
Turbulent mixing in Galactic Discs
 
2013-03-14
Chris Brook, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Clues to the Nature of the Milky Way abundance trends from Cosmological Simulations
 
2013-03-21
Christian Brinch, University of Copenhagen
What can we learn about star formation from numerical simulations of star formation?
 
2013-03-25
Philipp Podsiadlowski, Oxford University
From Supernova to Hypernova: Understanding Supernova Diversity
 
2013-04-10  (ATP Wednesday Seminar)
Malin Sjöl, Lund Observatory
The three colours of the strong force
 
2013-04-11
Emily Freeland, Stockholm University
Intergalactic Gas in Groups of Galaxies: Implications for Dwarf Spheroidal Formation and The Missing Baryons Problem
 
2013-04-16
Chris Tout, IoA, Cambridge
The Origin of the Strongest Magnetic Fields in White Dwarfs
 
2013-04-25
Oliver Gressel, Stockholm
Toward dynamic simulations of the Galactic Dynamo
 
2013-05-02 (Docent lecture)
Anders Johansen, Lund Observatory
The observational study of exoplanetary atmospheres
 
2013-05-16
Thomas Henning, Max Planck, Heidelberg
From gas disks to exoplanet atmospheres
 
2013-05-27 (COMPUTE seminar)
Kevin Heng, University of Bern
Exoplanetary Atmospheres and Climates: Theory and Simulation
 
2013-06-03  (Master's seminar)
Elvijs Matrozis, Lund Observatory
On the Galactic Chemical Evolution of Sulphur
 
2013-06-04 (Master's seminar)
Viktor Holmelin, Lund Observatory
Combining astrometric and radial velocity data for exoplanet detection
 
2013-06-05  (Master's seminar)
Mohsen Farzone, Lund Observatory
Evaluating the Origin of Water Vapour in Giant Stars
 
2013-06-19
Wladimir Lyra, Caltech, Pasadena, USA
Evolution of circumstellar disks and planet formation

FALL 2012


2012-09-05 (Masters thesis)
Hiva Pazira, Lund Observatory
Spectroscopy across Stellar Surfaces
 
2012-09-13
Fredrik Boberg, Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut
Confidence in Multi-Model Climate Projections due to Model Deficiencies
 
2012-09-17
Ted Gull, NASA/GSFC Laboratory for Exoplanets and Stellar Astrophysics
Eta Carinae and the Homunculus: New Results and New Directions
 
2012-09-19 (ATP Wednesday Seminar) 
Carl Troein
Biological clocks
 
2012-09-27
Torgny Karlsson, Uppsala
Relic Star Clusters as Probes of the Star and Galaxy Formation Processes in the High Redshift Universe
 
2012-10-11
Marijke Haverkorn, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Magnetic fields in the Milky Way
 
2012-10-17  (ATP Wednesday Seminar) 
Johan Rathsman
Higgs physics
 
2012-10-18
Richard P Nelson, University of London
Planetesimal and planetary dynamics in discs with dead zones
 
2012-10-25  (COMPUTE Seminar)
Chris Lintott, Oxford
What to do with 600,000 scientists
 
2012-11-01
Jennifer Johnson, Ohio State University
M giants in the Milky Way halo: The Search for Metal-rich Accretion Events
 
2012-11-05
Bruce Balick, University of Washington, Seattle
Planetary nebulae: New tricks of old stars
 
2012-11-14  (ATP Wednesday Seminar) 
Greg Ruchti, Lund Observatory
Lithium in the Cosmos
 
2012-11-15
Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, American Museum of Natural History, NY
The formation of molecular clouds and massive stars
 
2012-11-22
Joris de Ridder, Instituut voor Sterrenkunde, Leuven
Red giant seismology
 
2012-12-06  (Licenciate thesis defence)
Michiel Lambrechts, Lund Observatory
Formation of gas-giant plants
 
2012-12-10  (COMPUTE Seminar)
Bernhard Mehlig, Göorg University
Turbulent aerosols: clustering, caustics, and collisions

SPRING 2012


2012-01-11  (Docent lecture)
David Hobbs, Lund Observatory
Using type 1a supernovae as cosmological probes
 
2012-01-12
Giovanni Carraro, ESO, Chile
The old super metal-rich open cluster NGC 6791

FALL 2011


18 Aug 2011
Timothy C. Beers, Michigan State University and JINA
Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor (CEMP) Stars in the Halo System of the Galaxy and their Link with High Redshift Damped Lyman Alpha Systems
 
1 Sep 2011
Lars Buchhave, University of Copenhagen
Transiting Exoplanets and the Kepler Mission
 
7 Sep 2011 (Masters thesis seminar)
Adriaan Ludl, Lund University
Gaia Astrometry & Gravitational Deflection of Light in the Solar System
 
8 Sep 2011
Clare Dobbs, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
The evolution of the ISM, and formation of GMCs, in spiral galaxies
 
15 Sep 2011
Greg Ruchti, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Origins of the Thick Disk of the Galaxy as Traced by Metal-Poor Stars Selected from RAVE
 
22 Sep 2011
Eric Gaidos, University of Hawaii at Manoa
On the nature of the small planets around the coolest Kepler stars
 
29 Sep 2011
Astronomdagarna in Gothenburg
 
6 Oct 2011
Blair Conn, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg
New insights into the Monoceros Overdensity and the outer Milky Way Disk
 
13 Oct 2011
Johan Fynbo, DARK Cosmology Centre, Copenhagen
Galaxy counterparts of high-metallicity Damped Lyman-alpha Absorbers
 
20 Oct 2011
Alessandro Morbidelli, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice
The Grand Tack Scenario: Reconstructing the migration history of Jupiter and Saturn in the disk of gas
 
25 Oct 2011 (PhD defense)
Rikard Heimsten, Lund University
Study of Large Deformable Mirror Concept
 
27 Oct 2011
Mark Gieles, IoA, Cambridge
The long-term evolution of globular clusters
 
3 Nov 2011
Yoshiyuki Yamada, Kyoto University
Nano-JASMINE data analysis and future space astrometry in Japan
 
10 Nov 2011
Elena Rossi, Leiden Observatory
Hyper-Velocity Stars
 
17 Nov 2011
Ian Bonnell, The University of Saint Andrews
Star formation and feedback in spiral galaxies
 
1 Dec 2011
Wouter Vlemmings, Onsala Space Observatory
The path towards a planetary nebula: magnetic fields vs. binaries?
 
8 Dec 2011
Matthias Meier, Lund University
Tracing Collisions: How meteorites help us understand the formation of the Moon, the dynamics of asteroid families and the evolution of life
 
15 Dec 2011
Johan Käfelt, Gothenburg University
Knut Lundmark and the Galaxy Quest

SPRING 2011


February 7th - 8th, 2011 
Building galaxies for all (two day meeting)
 
February 17th, 2011 
Sean Raymond, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Debris disks as signposts of terrestrial planet formation
 
February 24th, 2011
Bo Thide, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala
Twisting of Light around Rotating Black Holes, and Other Applications of Electromagnetic Radiation in Studies of the Sun and Exoplanets
 
March 8th, 2011
Paolo Radaelli, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford, UK 
"Hot" surprises: Electronic ordering above room temperature in the presence of frustration
 
March 10th, 2011
Henrik Lundstedt, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Lund, Sweden
Solar storms and cycles: Explored with SDO and topology
 
March 17th, 2011
Jes Jøsen, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Probing the Earliest Stages of Star (and Planet) Formation
 
March 23rd - 24th, 2011 
SRS Meeting, Organized by the Swedish National Space Board
 
March 30th, 2011 (Masters thesis seminar)
Toktam Aghajan, Lund Observatory, Sweden
A comparison of two approaches for estimating local stellar kinematics: The Projection Method versus Maximum Likelihood
 
March 31th, 2011
Cornelis Dullemond, Max-Planck-Institut füronomie, Heidelberg, Germany
Forming planets in pressure bumps
 
April 5th, 2011
Scott Trager, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, Holland
The stellar populations of M32: The formation of closest elliptical galaxy
 
April 6th, 2011 (Doctoral Thesis Defence)
Daniel Aden, Lund Observatory, Lund, Sweden
A study of the Hercules dSph galaxy
 
April 11th, 2011
Zhi-Xun Shen, Dept. of Physics and Applied Physics, Stanford University, USA
The Physics of Quantum Materials and Correlated Electron Systems
 
April 14th, 2011
Christa Gall, DARK, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Genesis and evolution of dust in high redshift galaxies 
 
April 19th, 2011
Peter Jakobsen, Astrophysics Missions Division, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
The James Webb Space Telescope
 
April 20th, 2011
Majid Ale Ebrahim, Lund Observatory, Lund, Sweden
Master Thesis Defense: A 3 m Class Telescope with Active and Adaptive Optics
 
April 26th, 2011 (Licentiate defense)
Henrik Jöon, Lund Observatory, Lund, Sweden
Chemical evolution of sulphur in the Milky Way
 
April 27th, 2011
Serena Repetto, Masters Thesis Seminar, Lund Observatory, Sweden
Investigating black-hole kicks
 
April 28th, 2011 
Pedro Lacerda, School of Mathematics & Physics, Queen's University Belfast, UK 
Remarkable Kuiper Belt Objects
 
May 3rd, 2011
Reinhard Genzel, Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics Garching, Germany & Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, USA
The Massive Black Hole and Nuclear Star Cluster of the Milky Way
 
May 4th - 6th, 2011 
Gaia Core Processing Meeting, Organized by the Gaia core processing unit CU3
 
May 13th-14th, 2011
Symposium on Exoplanets: Past, Present, and Future
Research theme “Astrobiology: Past, Present, and Future”, Pufendorf Institute, Lund University 
 
May 19th, 2011 
Daniel Johansson, Chalmers, Onsala Space Observatory, Sweden
Submillimeter galaxies gravitationally lensed by clusters of galaxies
 
May 26th, 2011
Federico Capasso, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA
A bird’s eye view of Designer Physics: From nanostructured materials and devices to sub-wavelength optical phenomena and quantum fluctuations 
 
May 31th and June 7th, 2011 
PhD student Seminars, Deptartment of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
 
June 9th, 2011
Kelly Denney, DARK, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Measuring Black Hole Masses in AGNs
 
June 14th, 2011
Stefan Uttenthaler, University of Vienna, Department of Astronomy, Wien, Austria.
The evolutionary state of Miras with changing pulsation period
 
June 16th, 2011
Anthony Rushton, Chalmers, Onsala Space Observatory, Sweden
Disk-jet correlations in stellar-mass black holes
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