Ay141 Journal Club - Fall 2008

Instructors: Blain, W. Sargent

4pm 106 Robinson

Note: Nov 7 Single speaker - time 4:30pm


October 10: Cody "The unusual pre-main-sequence star V718 Per," Grinin et al. 2008 (A&A, 489, 1233)
Ali-Haimoud "Magnetic fileds in star formation: from galaxies to stars", Price et al. (arXiv:0804:4647)
October 17: Newman "The kinematic footprints of five stellar streams in Andromeda's halo", Chapman et al. (astro-ph/0808.0755)
Schlichting "The Ratio of Retrograde to Prograde Orbits: A Test for Kuiper Belt Binary Formation Theories" Own research. See ApJ 686, 741 and ApJ 673, 1218
October 24: Kasliwal "Very fast optical flaring from a possible new Galactic magnetar" Stefanescu et al. Nature 455, 503. See also Nature 455, 506 and ApJ 678, 1127
Bhalerao "The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Discovers the Pulsar in the Young Galactic Supernova Remnant CTA 1" Science Website
October 31: Goncalves "Tycho Brahe's 1572 supernova as a standard type Ia explosion revealed from its light echo spectrum" Krause et al. arXiv:0810.5106
Max-Moerbeck "A numerical testbed for hypotheses of extraterrestrial life and intelligence" Forgan et al. arXiv:0810.2222
November 7: Findeisen "HD 271791: An Extreme Supernova Runaway B Star Escaping from the Galaxy" Przybilla et al. arXiv:0811.0576
November 14:    Perez "Standing on the shoulders of giants: Trojan Earths and vortex trapping in low mass self-gravitating protoplanetary disks of gas and solids" Lyra et al. arXiv:0810.3192
Glusevic Own research on CMB polarization. Discussion based on astro-ph/9611125 and arXiv:0810.1286
November 21: Jones "Optical Images of an Exosolar Planet 25 Light-Years from Earth" Kalas et al. arXiv:0811.1994 and "Fomalhaut's Debris Disk and Planet: Constraining the Mass of Fomalhaut b" Chiang et al. arXiv:0811.1985
Krause "The Diversity and Similarity of Cold Dark Matter Halos" Navarro et al. arXiv:0810.1522
November 28: ... Thanksgiving holiday
December 5: Lee "Observation of an anomalous positron abundance in the cosmic radiation" Adriani et al. arXiv:0810.4995
Morton "Direct Imaging of Extrasolar Planets and Radioisotope Chemistry: What do these have in common?" arXiv:0808.2506 and arXiv: 0812.0011


Carry over to next term: Bogosavljevic, Grin, Kraus, Rudie, Stevenson
page by Andrew Blain, last updated 10 December 2008