Tea and biscuits, the best combination for an interesting talk! You are cordially invited to afternoon tea and biscuits wine and cheese.

Astronomy Tea Talks at Caltech

Mondays, Cahill 312
Tea:  4.00pm
Talk: 4.05pm

Organized by: The talks have an approximate duration of 40 min, followed by 10 min of questions.
2017 - 2018 season:

Date SpeakerTalk title
14-Aug-2017Raj Gohil (Georgia Tech)Star-forming regions: A bridge between the AGN obscuration and cosmic X-ray background
21-Aug-2017Aaron Smith (The University of Texas at Austin)The Lyman-alpha signature of the first galaxies
8-Sep-2017Mike Lundquist (Gemini)The Gemini Fast Turnaround Program: An Underutilized Path to Telescope Time
11-Sep-2017Matteo Fossati (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics)Environmentally driven suppression of star formation during the last 10 Gyr from MUSE and 3D-HST
25-Sep-2017Daniel Goldstein (Berkeley)Strongly Lensed Supernovae
02-Oct-2017Kate Alexander (Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)Cosmic Extremes: Probing Energetic Transients with Radio Observations
9-Oct-2017Wenbin Lu (The University of Texas at Austin)Radiation Mechanism of Fast Radio Bursts
16-Oct-2017Philip Cowperthwaite (Harvard)Deep Rapid Optical Follow-Up of Gravitational Wave Sources with the Dark Energy Camera
23-Oct-2017Andrey Vayner (UCSD)Quasar hosts unveiled by high angular resolution techniques
25-Oct-2017Jorge Barrera Ballesteros (JHU)Chemical Evolution in the Era of IFU surveys: The SDSS-IV MaNGA view
30-Oct-2017Ryan Sanders (UCLA)Galaxy metallicity measurements over the past 12 Gyr of cosmic history
6-Nov-2017Jordan Mirocha (UCLA)Metrics for Disentangling PopII and PopIII Contributions to the 21-cm Background
13-Nov-2017Yong Zheng (Columbia)The Cycle of Gaseous Baryons between the Disk and Halo
20-Nov-2017Cameron Liang (U. Chigaco)Clouds in the Galactic Sky - Observations and Simulations of the Circumgalactic Medium
27-Nov-2017Charlotte Mason (UCLA)TBD
4-Dec-2017Marie Wingyee Lau (UCSC)Quasars Probing Quasars: the Circumgalactic Medium Surrounding z ~ 2 Quasars
11-Dec-2017Adam Jermyn (Cambridge)TBD
18-Dec-2017Zoltan Haiman (Columbia)TBD
8-Jan-2018TBD ()
22-Jan-2018Ragnhild Lunnan (Stockholm University)TBD
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